LOTTE Chemical Titan Holding Bhd (LCT) held a scholarship award ceremony at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), marking the 11th year of its education support initiatives in Malaysia.
Scholarships were disbursed to 22 promising first-year students from UKM, Politeknik Sultan Ibrahim (PIS) and Politeknik Tun Syed Nasir (PTSN).
The scholarships are fully funded by the company’s philanthropic arm Lotte Scholarship Foundation (LSF).
Also present were LCT president and chief executive officer Park Hyun Chul, LSF senior manager Kim Yong Bum, LSF manager Ko Young Chae, UKM Student Affairs Centre director Prof Dr Norinsan Kamil Othman, PIS representative Normah Sapuan and PTSN representative Khuzairy Mohd Yusof.
The scholarships are for underprivileged students from families with a monthly household income of below RM3,000.
Park said, “We are glad to support students from various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds through LSF.
“This initiative is a testimony of our continuous commitment to advancing knowledge.
“Our active collaboration with UKM, PIS and PTSN is part of the mission to propel students toward graduation.
“We are keen to encourage students to pursue their academic goals as we hope they will becoming leaders in their respective fields.”