Elena Cooke Education Fund 2017

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Scholarship Info

Applications for the 2017 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholarships are now open, as from March 6, 2017, to Malaysians below 23 years old as at  December 31, 2016 who have obtained at least 3As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and who meet other criteria as stated in the application form and the relevant educational institution’s course entry requirements.
The Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, the longest serving headmistress of the Bukit Bintang Girls’ School (BBGS), aims to help underprivileged young people, whether they live with their families or were raised in children’s homes and orphanages, to pursue quality education after SPM in local colleges or universities.

Deadline

Mar 27, 2017

Criteria

  • Malaysians below 23 years old as at December 31, 2016 who have obtained at least 3As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and who meet other criteria as stated in the application form and the relevant educational institution’s course entry requirements.
  •  Household income must not be more than RM42,000.00 per annum.  
  • Applicants who have already commenced their courses will NOT be eligible. 

Amount

1. Sunway College/University (Sunway Campus in Selangor only)
Tuition fees and general fees (namely, fees other than tuition fees) will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.

2.First City University College (formerly known as KBU International College)
General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to First City University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.

3.KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to KDU University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.

4.Local Colleges/Universities
It is likely that IF any scholarship is granted by the Elena Cooke Education Fund, it will only be a partial scholarship.  The Elena Cooke Education Fund reserves the sole and absolute discretion as to the amount of the scholarship.

Preferred Discipline

Types of Scholarships

Applicants may apply for a scholarship to finance their study at any one of the following institutions, but only in respect of any of the selected courses indicated below and on the terms set out below:

1. Sunway College/University (Sunway Campus in Selangor only)
Applicants may apply for entry into any of the following courses available at Sunway College/Sunway University (Sunway campus in Selangor only). Tuition fees and general fees (namely, fees other than tuition fees) will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.
Sunway College
Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business
Certified Accounting Technician
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Sunway University
BSc (Hons) in Computer Science/Information Technology/Information Systems (Progression from Dip in I.T.)
BSc (Hons) in Business Management/Business Studies
(Progression from Dip in Bus Admin)
Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Hotel Management
Diploma in Events Management
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Interior Design
Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia

2.First City University College (formerly known as KBU International College)
In respect of First City University College, applicants must still apply separately on their own to First City University College for entry into any of the courses below. Applicants who are successful in gaining entry may apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.  General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to First City University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.

Diploma in Mass Communication
Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Diploma in Mechatronics
Diploma in Interactive Design
Diploma in Interior Design

3.KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
In respect of KDU University College, applicants must still apply separately on their own to KDU University College for entry into any of the courses below.  Applicants who are successful in gaining entry may apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.  General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to KDU University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.

Diploma in Mass Communication
Diploma in Telecommunication and Computer Engineering
Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Diploma in Computer Studies
Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Accountancy
Diploma in Entertainment Arts
Diploma in Entrepreneurial Design

4.Local Colleges/Universities
Applicants must apply separately on their own for courses at other local colleges and universities.  However, ECEF scholarships are NOT open for A-levels or Foundation level courses.  It is likely that IF any scholarship is granted by the Elena Cooke Education Fund, it will only be a partial scholarship.  The Elena Cooke Education Fund reserves the sole and absolute discretion as to the amount of the scholarship.

How to Apply

1. Please read scholarship requirements as detailed in the application form.
2. Download and fill up the correct application form:
- Sunway College/University (Sunway Campus only) (click here for application form)
- First City University College, KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie & any other local college/university (click here for application form)

3. Send the completed application form and all attachments by Pos Laju (NOT Pos Express)/courier/hand to:
       Elena Cooke Education Fund
       c/o Unit 1211,  Level  12, Block A
       Damansara Intan e-Business Park
       No: 1 Jalan SS 20/27
       47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D.E.

4.  All applications must be received by 5pm, March 27, 2017.

5. Short-listed candidates will be notified by email.

Contact Info

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