Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship (Undergraduate)

YSD Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship


Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified undergraduate students for the September 2024 intake and first-year undergraduate students to apply for an excellence scholarship to pursue/complete their academic dreams at a reputable higher learning institution in Malaysia.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Malaysian.
  • Age 25 years or below.
  • Completed STPM/ Pre-University/ Foundation/ Local Matriculation/ Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 3.30.
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM11,000 and below.
  • Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions in school, national and/or global competitions and/or sporting events.
  • Active participation in community service.

Accepted Fields of Study

Business / Social Science related courses:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics
  • Human Resource/Psychology

Engineering and Technology related courses:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Robotics
  • Data Science
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

Architecture & Built Environment related courses:

  • Architecture
  • Environmental Science
  • Town Planning
  • Quantity Surveying

Science / Agriculture related courses:

  • Plantation Management 
  • Agriculture Engineering

Accepted Universities

YSD welcomes candidates with firm or conditional offer from the following list of Universities :

  • Monash University Malaysia
  • Universiti Malaya
  • University of Southampton Malaysia
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Curtin University Malaysia
  • University of Reading Malaysia
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Value of Scholarship

Tuition Fees

Monthly Allowance

(Living, subsistence, accommodation)

Laptop Allowance

Book Allowance

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to undergo YSD THRIVE – Future Leaders, a comprehensive learning experience for YSD scholars towards producing high quality and well-rounded graduates. The initiative offers tailored soft skills training, access to an e-learning platform, volunteering opportunities, mentorship and internships at a Sime Darby Company i.e. Sime Darby Berhad, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and/or Sime Darby Property Berhad.

Note: Scholarship monies will be disbursed upon execution of scholarship agreement.

Service Bond Period

3 years at a Sime Darby Company upon completion of studies.


The application is open from 1st to 15th March 2024.


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