Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified SPM 2020 leavers to apply for education sponsorship to pursue foundation studies locally.
Recipients of this scholarship will be sponsored to pursue foundation studies locally to prepare themselves for undergraduate admission at top universities in the United Kingdom.Pre-University scholars would be given priority for Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Overseas) upon meeting the qualifying criteria after completion of their foundation studies. The continuation of the degree programme is at the sole discretion of Yayasan Sime Darby.


Applicants for this programme must fulfil the following requirements:

1. Malaysian;
2. Age 18 years old or below;
3. Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) for SPM 2020 Trial Examination;
4. Total monthly gross household income of RM11,000 and below;
5. Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service;
6. Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies

+Preferred Discipline

Scholarships will be offered to candidates who are inclined to pursue the following fields of study, subject to university’s admission offer:
Business related courses:

a. Economics
b. Business Studies / Finance
c. Digital Marketing
d. Psychology
e. Human Resources
f. International Business (Marketing / Trading)

Engineering and Sciences related courses:

a. Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical /Electronic/ Mechatronic/ Chemistry / Food Technology/ Chemical Engineering
b. Agriculture Science
c. Quantity Surveying
d. Landscape Architecture
e. Plantation Technology and Management
f. Architecture
g. Town Planning
h. Information Technology (Drone & Big Data)
i. Genetic & Plant Breeding / Plant Nutrition
j. Biology / Microbiology

Note: Scholarships for courses other than those mentioned above are not available.

+Amount Info

The full scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging, a computer allowance, shipping allowance, and flight tickets at the beginning and end of studies.

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to undergo a Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internships at Sime Darby Companies i.e. Sime Darby Plantation Berhad, Sime Darby Property Berhad and Sime Darby Berhad.

Note: Students’ admission to the assigned preparatory college will be arranged by YSD.

How to apply for Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship 2021 (Pre-University)

Applications CLOSE DATE : 6 APRIL 2021