Banks mark Merdeka with 50 partial scholarships

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Banks Malaysia (ABM) and its members have pledged 50 scholarships worth RM10,000 (US$2,857)each to Malaysian students in their final year of tertiary education. 

ABM executive director Wong Suan Lye said in a statement that the ABM 50th Merdeka Scholarship was the way for banks to contribute to celebrating the nation's 50th anniversary. 

The statement added that preference would be given to deserving students from lower income families and that students were encouraged to apply directly with the association’s member banks before Aug 30. 

Other criteria include the student having a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher and currently not receiving financial aid or rewards from any organisation. 

For more information, visit

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Next In Business News

Boustead sells Jalan Cochrane land to Sunway�
Dutch Lady contracts Royal HaskoningDHV to develop dairy hub in Negeri Sembilan
Thailand's Gulf Energy plans US$5.4bil bid for control of nation's biggest mobile operator
FBM KLCI bucks regional trend to end lower
Microsoft signs five MoUs under Bersama Malaysia initiative
CGC, StanChart launch RM70mil financial facility for SMEs
Asian stocks hit 1-mth highs, Bitcoin climbs
Microsoft regional data centre to create 19,000 jobs, says Muhyiddin
Hong Leong AM bags 8 awards at Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2021
MAVCOM approves 24 ATRs in 1Q21

Stories You'll Enjoy