KUANTAN: The daughter of a meat supplier is among four students in the country to receive the Kijang Emas Scholarship, the highest awarded by Bank Negara Malaysia to pursue her studies in any university in the world.
Hajar Nur Asyiqin Abdul Zubir, 18, received the scholarship after getting 9As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia as well as passing the stringent three-day interview process.
"I am now doing my A-Levels at Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar in Mantin, Negri Sembilan.
“I plan to continue my studies at Oxford University in Britain.
"I want to further my studies in chemistry," she said when met at her former school, SMK Abdul Rahman Talib here.
The school’s principal Bahtiar Sanusi said Hajar Nur Asyiqin's achievements had brought honour to the school. – Bernama