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Yayasan UEM Scholarship (For STPM/Matriculation/Foundation Leavers)

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Basic Info of UEM scholarship and company

Yayasan UEM provides the opportunity for Malaysia’s youth to pursue undergraduate studies at foreign universities. Our scholarship not only covers academic tuition fees and various allowances but we also provide development programs ranging from communications to leadership as well as analytical/critical thinking because our aim is to nurture a holistic, successful individual.

Undergraduate studies at these top local universities / IPTAs only – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), MARA (UiTM; all nationwide campuses).

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Value/Amount given

The scholarship covers academic expenses including tuition and examination fees, insurance, laptop, subsistence allowance, and allocation for books as well as study-related equipment.

Bonding period

Scholars attending local universities will have a 3-year bond

Scholars attending international universities will have a 5-year bond.

Advantage of taking UEM Scholarship/Extra benefits

A prestigious HP laptop will be gifted to the scholars. For accommodation fee, if you are staying in-campus, the fee will be bore by Yayasan UEM. In case you are staying off-campus, there will be accommodation allowance as support.

Time range to apply

Application will be opened in 5 October and closed in 25 October 2020

Details

Field of Study

  • Business (Finance/Business Management/Accounting/Economics)
  • Engineering (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical)
  • IT and Computer Related (Computer Science, Computer System, and Networking, Software Engineering, Data Science, Data Engineering)
  • Actuarial Science

Eligibility

  • All applicants must be Malaysian citizens, proficient in English, hardworking, and possess positive personality traits. An outstanding extra-curricular record will be advantageous to your application.
  • STPM/Matriculation/Foundation students in 2018, results announced recently, for university enrolment in September 2019
  • Obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50

Terms & Conditions

  • The applicant must have a good command of written and spoken English
  • The applicant must not be bonded to other institutions or organizations
  • The successful applicant shall not apply and/or accept any other scholarships or forms of financial aid from other sources while his/her agreement with Yayasan UEM is still in force
  • The successful applicant, upon graduation, shall be bonded to Yayasan UEM, a maximum of 5 years
  • The successful applicants are subject to (i) the terms and conditions stated in the scholarship and bond agreement, which the successful applicants and respective guarantors are required to enter an agreement with Yayasan UEM; and (ii) pass a medical examination
  • Each applicant is to bear all cost incurred in the course of applying for this scholarship
  • UEM Group and Yayasan UEM shall not be responsible or liable for any problem, loss, or damage of whatsoever nature suffered by the applicant(s) due to any delay and/or failure in submitting his/her application online as a result of any network, communication or system error, interruption and/or failure experienced by the applicant’s internet service provider and/or by UEM Group
  • All matters relating to application and decision made on the Yayasan UEM Scholarship Programme is final. Further correspondence will not be entertained.
  • All applicants are to complete the application form and to submit it online before the closing date
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview
  • Shortlisted applicants must bring his/her original certificates during the interview
Who are eligible to apply for the Yayasan UEM Scholarship?

All Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply. Other criteria are as follows:
-Outstanding extra-curricular record
-Proficient in English, hardworking, and possess positive personality traits
Scholarship For STPM/Matriculation/Foundation
-Open to STPM/Matriculation/Foundation students for September 2019 intake. Only those with CGPA of 3.50 and above in their STPM/Matriculation/Foundation results are eligible

What does the scholarship cover?

The Scholarship covers academic expenses including tuition and examination fees, insurance, laptop, subsistence allowance and allocation for books as well as study-related equipment (for non-business students)

Does Yayasan UEM accept manual application?

No. Only online application will be entertained.

Am I allowed to switch my area of study?

Yes, but only with written approval from Yayasan UEM.

If I am awarded the scholarship, can I accept additional financial assistance from other organisations?

No. Successful applicant shall not apply and/or accept any other scholarships or forms of financial aid from other sources while his/her agreement with Yayasan UEM is still in force. However financial or other assistance received from the likes of Welfare Department does not fall under this category.

Is there any bond? For how long?

Yes. Scholars attending local universities will have a 3-year bond while those attending international universities will have a 5-year bond.

If I need more clarification on the scholarship, who can I call?

Enquiries can be directed to ([email protected]) or contact (03-2727 6850 / 6511 / 6439)

How do I know that UEM has received my application?

 After you click the ‘Submit’ button, you will receive a confirmation email.

What other documents must I submit with my application? Do I need to submit my transcripts, certifications, and application form by mail?

No. You are not required to submit any documents. The supporting documents are only needed during the interview session.

I have just submitted my application online. Can I edit/review the application again?

 Yes, you can edit/review your application by clicking at ‘Review’ button before closing date. However, once you click SUBMIT, no more changes can be made to your application form.

I received an error message during/after submitting my application. What should I do?

The error could be due to slow/intermittent internet connection or peak usage hours. The following actions can be taken:
-Copy and paste the error message text and codes and send it to [email protected]; OR
-Save the screen capture of the error message and send it to the above email.

When can I check my application status?

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone. If you do not hear from us after 2 months, your application is deemed unsuccessful.

UEM Scholarship Interview Experience

We do not have much information to share about this scholarship interview however feel free to refer the embedded post below as there will be similarities in these two interviews.

Here is some advice from one of their previous scholars, “Besides talent and intelligence, is English proficiency. When I got my scholarship, I asked what they were looking for. They said people who could speak.”

We hope that these guide is useful for you. Good luck and all the best!

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