Scholarships for Sarawak


  • Education
  • Sunday, 20 Nov 2005

SCHOLARSHIPS worth a total ofRM1mil await students whoqualify for tertiary education atboth Sedaya International CollegeSarawak (SICS) in Kuching and UCSI(University College SedayaInternational) in Kuala Lumpur. 

Announcing this in Kuchingrecently, UCSI’s president and vicechancellorPeter T.S. Ng said thescholarships offered by the twoinstitutions will be awardedthrough the Sarawak UnitedPeople’s Party (SUPP) while thefund will be known as the UCSISUPPEducation Fund. 

“We trust this close cooperationbetween SUPP and both UCSI andSICS will benefit the people ofSarawak,” he said. 

“We believe education is the keyto developing young people todayand nurturing them to becomefuture leaders. 

Ng (left) shaking hands with SUPP Batu Lintang Youth chairmanSih Hua Tong.

“By investing in the education ofour young people, we are actuallyinvesting in the future,” he added. 

Ng also said that facilities at SICS,which started operations in Kuchingin 2001, are being upgraded tomake it a centre of excellence forthe A-Levels programme. 

“The science laboratory has seena total transformation, withrenovations done to make it on parwith those of other major collegesin the country,” he said. 

“We spent over RM60,000upgrading the laboratory andother facilities in the college. 

“This represents our strongcommitment to make SICS thepreferred college in Sarawak.” 

SICS is also the first local collegein Sarawak to offer the modular Alevelsprogramme in East Malaysia,as well as the diploma in businessmanagement, business computingand logistics management.

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