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Bank Negara Scholarship 2016/2017

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Sponsor : Bank Negara Malaysia
Fund Type : Scholarship
Target Recipient : Foundation/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate

Sponsor Contact :
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Website: www.bnm.gov.my
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Introduction

Bank Negara Malaysia invites eligible candidates to apply for its scholarship online from 3 March 2016.

Type of scholarship

There are 3 category of scholarships available under the  Scholarship Programmes as below :

  • Pre-University (Kijang Emas & Kijang scholarship)
  • Undergraduate (Honours)
  • Postgraduate (Master and PhD)

Eligibility

Candidates must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Obtained a First Class (Honours) Bachelor / Master’s Degree from recognised local and overseas universities
  • Not exceeding 30 years of age for Master and 35 years of age for PhD on 1 July 2016
  • Passed SPM with credits in Bahasa Melayu and English subjects
  • Obtained an offer to pursue or is currently pursuing Postgraduate studies in 2015 from the Bank’s list of approved universities

Additional requirements include:

  • Strong leadership qualities, high teamwork capabilities, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Pre-University (Kijang Emas & Kijang scholarship)[Cambridge A-Level, American Degree Foundation Program and South Australian Matriculation] (Application will be closed on 9 March 2016)

For the Pre-University level, there are two (2) types of scholarship available for eligible candidates:

Kijang Emas Scholarship

Kijang Emas scholarship is awarded to the top SPM 2015 students.

The Kijang Emas recipients are given the freedom to pursue their own field of study in top universities in any country of their choice.

Requirements for Kijang Emas Scholarship include:

  • Straight A+ in SPM 2015 examination
  • Not exceeding 19 years of age on 1 July 2016
  • Strong leadership qualities, high teamwork capabilities, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Sponsorship to pursue Bachelor Degree (Honours) will be extended subject to meeting the Bank’s approved criteria.

Kijang Scholarship

Kijang scholarship is awarded to eligible individuals to pursue pre-university and subsequently undergraduate studies in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Law and Computer Science at selected leading universities locally and overseas.

Requirements for Kijang Scholarship include:

  • Minimum 8As (A and A+ only) in SPM 2015 examination
  • Not exceeding 19 years of age on 1 July 2016
  • Strong leadership qualities, high teamwork capabilities, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Sponsorship to pursue Bachelor Degree (Honours) will be extended subject to meeting the Bank’s approved criteria.

Undergraduate (honours) (Application will be closed on 30 April 2016)

The Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to an eligible individual who has received an offer to pursue or is currently pursuing Undergraduate studies inEconomics, Accounting, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Law and Computer Science at selected leading universities locally and overseas.

Candidates must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  1. STPM / A-Level – at least 2 A and 1 B; or
  2. Diploma / Matriculation – Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.50; or
  3. South Australian Matriculation – ATAR of at least 85%; or
  4. American Foundation Program – SAT1 score of at least 1200; or
  5. For candidates currently pursuing Undergraduate – Current CGPA of at least 3.50
  6. Passed SPM with credits in Bahasa Melayu and English subjects
  7. Not exceeding 25 years of age on 1 July 2016
  8. Obtained an offer to pursue or is currently pursuing Undergraduate studies in 2016 from the Bank’s list of approved universities

Additional requirements include:

  • Strong leadership qualities, high teamwork capabilities, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Postgraduate (Master and PhD)(Application will be closed on 30 April 2016)

The Postgraduate Scholarship is awarded to an eligible individual who has received an offer to pursue or is currently pursuing Postgraduate studies in the following field of studies at selected leading universities locally and overseas:

  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Economics
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Finance
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • International Law
  • Risk Management
  • Islamic Finance

Candidates must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Obtained a First Class (Honours) Bachelor / Master’s Degree from recognised local and overseas universities
  • Not exceeding 30 years of age for Master and 35 years of age for PhD on 1 July 2016
  • Passed SPM with credits in Bahasa Melayu and English subjects
  • Obtained an offer to pursue or is currently pursuing Postgraduate studies in 2016 from the Bank’s list of approved universities

How To Apply ?

Those who fulfilled the minimum requirements are required to apply online via Bank Negara Malaysia’s website. For postgraduate application, please submit one (1) page thesis summary of your proposed research to the following address:

Scholarship Section
Strategic Human Capital Department, Level 11C
Bank Negara Malaysia
Jalan Dato’ Onn
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews

Closing date for application is 30 April 2016.

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