Undergraduate Scholarship Award Programme

Eligibility

The candidates must fulfill the following general criteria:-

  • Citizen of Malaysia
  • Age at least 17 years old and not more than 23 years old.
  • Obtained straight As in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia or equivalent.
  • Completed Pre-university/Foundation/Matriculation/ Diploma program and achieved at least 3As for A-Level program or minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Pre-University/ Foundation/Matriculation/Diploma studies.
  • Has secured a placement in selected leading overseas university in the preferred discipline.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and potential.
  • Actively involved in extra-curricular activities and sports.
  • Applicants must not be a recipient of any other scholarship or award from other organizations/foundations.
  • To provide one surety.

Fields of Study

Scholarship will be offered to students pursuing the following fields of study recognised by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA):-

  • Business: Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Economics.
  • Technology: Information Systems, Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Other Banking-related Study: Law, Mathematics, Statistics.

Service Bond Period

  • Upon completion of studies, scholarship recipients will be bonded to serve the Bank for 10 years.
  • They will have the opportunity to undergo Graduate Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the various functions and subsidiaries of the Bank.

List of Preferred Universities

UK Universities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Fulfil general eligibility criteria
  • Completed Pre-university/Foundation/Matriculation/ Diploma program
  • Achieved at least 3As for A-Level programme or minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Pre-university/Foundation/Matriculation /Diploma studies
  • Received conditional offer from universities accepted by the Bank for enrolment in the current year.
  • Note: Previous academic achievements will be taken into consideration.

    Preferred Universities

    The scholarship is open to applicants looking to study in the following universities in United Kingdom:-
    • Cardiff University
    • Imperial College London
    • King's College London
    • London School of Economics & Political Sciences
    • University of Birmingham
    • University of Bristol
    • University of Cambridge
    • University of Glasgow
    • University of Kent
    • University of Leeds
    • University of Manchester
    • University of Nottingham
    • University of Oxford
    • University of Sheffield
    • University of Warwick
    • Newcastle University
    • University of Leicester
    • University of Liverpool
    • University of Reading
    • University of Lancaster

    US Universities

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Fulfil general eligibility criteria
    • Completed Pre-university/Foundation/Matriculation/ Diploma program with minimum CGPA of 3.50
    • Completed SAT I paper with at least 1200 points (for 2 subjects) or 1600 (for 3 subjects) and minimum 100 points for TOEFL
    • Received conditional offer from universities accepted by the Bank for enrolment in the current year.
    Note: Previous academic achievements will be taken into consideration.

    Preferred Universities

    The scholarship is open to applicants looking to study in the following universities in the United States of America:-
    • Brown University, Rhode Island
    • Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
    • Case Western Reserve University, Ohio
    • Columbia University, New York
    • Cornell University, New York
    • Georgetown University, Washington DC
    • Harvard University, Massachusetts
    • John Hopkins University, Baltimore
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
    • Michigan State University, East Lansing
    • New York University, New York
    • Northwestern University, Illinois
    • Stanford University, California
    • University of Chicago
    • University of Michigan
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • University of Texas, Austin
    • University of Washington, Seattle
    • University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Australian Universities

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Fulfil general eligibility criteria
    • Completed Pre-university / Foundation / Matriculation / Diploma program (South Australian Certificate of Education, Australian Matriculation, Western Australia Certificate of Education) with minimum ATAR of 80 and above
    • Received conditional offer from universities accepted by the Bank for enrolment in the current year.
    Note: Previous academic achievements will be taken into consideration.

    Preferred Universities

    The scholarship is open to applicants looking to study in the following universities in Australia:-
    • Australian National University
    • Macquarie University
    • University of Adelaide
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of New South Wales
    • University of Sydney
    • University of Western Australia
    The above list of preferred universities is not exhaustive. The scholarship is also open to applicants looking to study in other preferred countries such as Canada and New Zealand.

    Click here to download the application form

    Click here to download the application form

    Submit your application form to or to the address below:

    MALAYSIA DEVELOPMENT BANK UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

    Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (16562-K)

    Level 20, Menara Bank Pembangunan,
    Bandar Wawasan,
    No 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
    50250 Kuala Lumpur

    (Applications received after the closing date will not be entertained and only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview)