Scholarship Programme Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme

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The Khazanah Global Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers opportunities for bright and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies at selected leading universities around the world. In addition, recipients of the Khazanah Global Scholarship are provided with leadership trainings and job attachments at leading organisations in Malaysia.
The trainings, job attachments and exposures, and the facility to gain professional experience at leading corporations in the world represent opportunities that we provide in our quest to nurture our scholars to realise their potential to become Malaysia's future business and industry leaders.
The duration of the scholarship will be for the full course of study, as stipulated in the offer of admission, subject to Yayasan Khazanah's terms and conditions.
The scholarship is open to all Malaysians planning to pursue or are currently pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies at top universities in the renowned universities abroad as listed on page FAQ

General Terms and Conditions
1. Possess strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities
2. A personal statement (for undergraduate study) or a research outline/ thesis summary (for postgraduate study) is required
3. Applicants must have a consistent and outstanding academic achievement record as follows:
  For Foundation Studies
  1. Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A and A+) in the recent SPM examination
  2. Not exceeding 18 years of age as at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
  For Undergraduate Studies
  1. Obtained a minimum 3As for A-level
  2. Obtained a minimum of 3.50 CGPA for Bachelor's Degree
  3. Obtained admission to pursue or currently pursuing studies at renowned universities (Conditional offer can be considered)
  4. Not exceeding 21 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Degree programme
  Master Degree
  1. Obtained a minimum of Second Class (Upper) Degree (Hons) for Bachelor's Degree
  2. Obtained admission to pursue studies at renowned universities (Conditional offer can be considered)
  3. Not exceeding 40 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Master programme
  1. Obtained a distinction or 'A' grade average or equivalent (if there is a point systems) at Masters level
  2. Obtained admission or currently pursuing studies at renowned universities (Conditional offer can be considered)
  3. Not exceeding 40 years as at the enrolment date for the Doctorate programme

1. Who is Yayasan Khazanah?
  Yayasan Khazanah was established in 2006 by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the investment holding arm of the Government of Malaysia. Our mission is to select, support, groom and nurture exceptional individuals capable of leading the best organisations in the country and around the world.
2. Is the Khazanah Scholarship Programme the right one for me?
  If you are scholar who is serious about career development, applying for the Khazanah Scholarship Programme makes perfect sense. Apart from receiving a full scholarship to study at premier universities either in Malaysia or abroad, the Khazanah Scholarship Programme offers you other advantages for further growth and development.
3. What would my career path be?
  Yayasan Khazanah will help plan your career path to accelerate your professional growth. You will have the opportunity to either join Khazanah Nasional or its investee companies and business partners in Malaysia or abroad.

1. How many scholarships are given out every year?
  The number varies depending on the suitability of the candidates each year.
2. What type of support will I get?
  Full scholarships are offered which include full academic fees, living expenses, accommodation as well as development and training support.
3. If I choose a different discipline, will my application still be considered?
  Yes, although preference will be for courses which have been pre-determined.
4. Which renowned universities abroad are considered for further studies under the Khazanah Scholarship Programme?
  The following list of universities are where our scholars have studied or are heading to, and gives you a good idea of the relative standing of universities that we expect our scholars to go to.
  1. University of Oxford
  2. University of Cambridge
  3. London School of Economics and Political Science
  4. University College London
  5. University of Warwick
  6. Imperial College London
  7. University of St Andrews
  8. Durham University
  9. University of Exeter
  10. University of Bristol
  11. Harvard University
  12. Yale University
  13. California Institute of Technology
  14. University of Chicago
  15. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  16. Columbia University
  17. University of Pennsylvania
  18. Princeton University
  19. Duke University
  20. Cornell University
  21. Stanford University
  22. Brown University
  23. Dartmouth College
  24. University of Sydney
  25. University of Melbourne
  26. Australian National University
  27. University of Tokyo
5. Which renowned universities in Malaysia are considered for further studies under the Khazanah Scholarship Programme?
  1. Universiti Tenaga Nasional
  2. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa
  3. Universiti Malaya
  4. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  5. Universiti Putra Malaysia
  6. Universiti Sains Malaysia
  7. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  8. Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)
  9. International Medical University Malaysia (IMU)
6. Will there be an interview?
  Yes, it is part of the selection process.
Terms and Conditions

1. Are there expectations on the type of grades a Khazanah scholar has to maintain while at university?
  As this is a premier scholarship programme for the best scholars to study in the most excellent academic environments, we expect our scholars to perform at the highest level throughout the duration of their study. Scholars must satisfy all courseworks, examinations and/or dissertation requirements.
2. Am I bound to work at Khazanah once I return from my studies? If yes, for how long?
  Recipients of Khazanah Scholarships will be required to serve Khazanah Nasional or other approved organisations for a duration equal to the study period. The exact time one actually starts to serve the scholarship bond with Khazanah Nasional or with an organisation assigned by Khazanah Nasional will depend on need. It may commence upon graduation, but where conditions permit, we allow our scholars to gain experience in approved organisations outside of the Khazanah Companies, up to the same duration of their scholarship bond with us.
Where the duration of study or duration of sponsorship under Yayasan Khazanah is less than 2 years, one will be required to work at Khazanah Nasional or an approved organisations for a minimum of two years.
3. Am I guaranteed a job at Khazanah Nasional, or one of the GLCs or at one of its partner companies?
  Employment with Khazanah Nasional or with companies assigned by Yayasan Khazanah is not automatic, but will follow the normal hiring processes. It is in our interest to seek appropriate employment opportunities for scholars that come under our sponsorship in Khazanah Nasional or in GLCs.

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