Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (Local)

Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified students who will commence their undergraduate programmes in September 2020 after completing their STPM or Foundation / Matriculation studies as well as those who are in their first year of undergraduate studies to apply for education sponsorships to pursue undergraduate studies at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN).

Yayasan Sime Darby is looking for well-rounded Malaysian candidates who have attained excellent academic achievement, demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and potential and devoted time to make an impact to communities through their extra-curricular activities.

Accepted Field of Study

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:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business Studies
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Accounting

Engineering and Sciences related courses:

  • Mechanical/ Civil / Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology.

Eligibility and Minimum Requirement

Applicants for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Malaysian;
  2. Aged 25 or below;
  3. STPM / Pre-University / Foundation / Local Matriculation / Diploma (minimum CGPA of at least 3.30); or 3A’s for A-Level programme;
  4. Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 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.

Important note: Interested candidates who are in their first year (semester 1 & semester 2) at top local universities like UNITEN are encouraged to apply.


Value of Scholarship

The full scholarship covers:

  • tuition fees,
  • a living allowance,
  • books allowance and
  • computer allowance.

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: The scholarship will only cover expenses incurred after the award to recipients (i.e. upon execution of the scholarship agreement).

Scholarship Application


Important Date

  • Opening Date - 10 Mac 2020.
  • Closing Date - 23 Mar 2020.


Upon completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Companies for 2 to 6 years, depending on the value of the scholarships.

Education Scholarship-Related Enquiries

Operating Time
8.30 am - 12.30 pm and 1:30 pm - 5.30 pm
Monday to Friday
Tel : +60 3 7623 7103 / 7106
Email: scholarships@simedarby.com