NILAI International College's American Degree Programme (ADP) students have received scholarships worth more than RM513,000 to continue their studies in the United States.
The 18 students received the scholarships based on academic merit, leadership and teamwork.
This September, 11 students from Malaysia, five from Myanmar, one from India and one from Vietnam will head off to the United States for their bachelor's degree.
Lui Sze Ching from Malaysia was awarded multiple scholarships valued a total of RM42,000, for pursuing different courses.
Montana State University offered him a scholarship to pursue a course in biotechnology, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University gave him a place in aerospace engineering, and Florida Institute of Technology offered him a scholarship to study molecular biology. He is currently trying to decide which option is best.
Besides being one of the college’s top students with a GPA of 3.80, Lui is also the president of the ADP organisation in charge of events and visits by American university representatives.
Min Than Tun from Myanmar received a RM72,000 scholarship from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, to pursue his bachelor's degree in management.
Nilai International’s ADP, patterned after the American universities education system, allows students a credit transfer to public universities in the United States in a wide range of majors, from actuarial science to zoology. Its credits are accepted by more than 50 American universities.
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