Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship Award 2011

The central bank of Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) invites suitable Malaysian candidates to apply for its Scholarship Award 2011/2012 as follows :
1. Pre-University
2. Undergraduate
3. Post-graduate



FIELD OF STUDIES:
The field of study as follows :
* Economics
* Accounting
* Actuarial Science
* Banking and Finance
* Corporate Finance
* Islamic Banking and Economics
* Law
* Shariah Law
* Information Technology
* Mathematics
1. PRE UNIVERSITY – CAMBRIDGE A-LEVEL, AMERICAN FOUNDATION PROGRAM, SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MATRICULATION

(Application will be available after the SPM 2010 results are announced)

Minimum Requirements
* Passed the 2010 SPM examination with at least 8As (A and A+ only)
* Not exceeding 19 years old of age on 1 July 2011

Additional Requirements
* Good command of the English language, both written and oral
* Flexible, versatile and posses high teamwork capabilities
* Excelled in both extra-curricular activities and sports

Sponsorship to pursue Bachelor Degree (Honours) at foreign universities will be extended subject to meeting the approved criteria.
B. UNDERGRADUATE (HONOURS) – LOCAL AND FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
( Application is available from 05/03/2011 until 20/03/2011 )

Minimum Requirements
Fulfilling at least one of the following criteria:
* STPM / A-Level – at least 2 A and 1 B ; or
* Diploma / Matriculation – Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate (CGPA) of at least 3.50 ; or
* South Australian Matriculation – ATAR of at least 85% ; or
* American Foundation Program – SAT1 score of at least 1200 ; or
* For candidates currently pursuing Undergraduate – Current CGPA of at least 3.50

and
* Passed SPM with credits in Bahasa Melayu and English subjects
* Not exceeding 25 years of age on 1 July 2011
* Have confirmed or will be offered a place to pursue Undergraduate in 2011 at recognised local or foreign universities

Additional Requirements
* Good command of the English language, both written and oral
* Flexible, versatile and posses high teamwork capabilities
* Excelled in both extra-curricular activities and sports

Students who are currently pursuing Undergraduate (Honours) at recognised local and foreign universities are also eligible to apply.

C. POSTGRADUATE (MASTER AND PHD) – (LOCAL and FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES)(Application is available from 05/03/2011 until 20/03/2011

Minimum Requirements
* Obtained a First Class (Honours) Bachelor / Master’s Degree or equivalent from recognised local and foreign universities
* Will pursue courses that will add value to the roles and functions of Bank Negara Malaysia
* Not exceeding 30 years old for Master and 35 years old for PhD on 1 July 2011

and

* Passed SPM with credits in Bahasa Melayu and English subjects
* Have confirmed or will be offered a place to pursue Master’s / PhD in 2011 at recognised local or foreign universities

How To Apply ?
Those who fulfilled the minimum requirements are required to apply online via Bank Negara Malaysia’s website. Please submit the following documents
* Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
* Certified copy of Bachelor/Master degree results
* Letter of recommendation from previous/ current university
* One (1) page of Abstract / Executive Summary of your proposed research

to:

Scholarship Section,
Strategic Human Capital Department,
Level 10C, Bank Negara Malaysia,
Jalan Dato’ Onn,
50480 Kuala Lumpur:

Post graduate students who are currently pursuing Master’s or PhD at recognised local or foreign universities are also eligible to apply.

Closing dates
Undergraduate/ Postgraduate : 20 March 2011
Pre-University : 7 days after announcement of SPM results