Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship Award 2011 / 2012

Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship 2011 is now open for Malaysian students who wish to study at local or foreign universities. 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
Fields of Study
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Banking and Economics
  • Law
  • Shariah Law
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics

A. 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
Apply online at https://careers.bnm.gov.my/
and 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.


Deadline
Undergraduate/ Postgraduate : 20 March 2011
Pre-University : 29 March 2011 (7 days after announcement of SPM results)
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.