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Khazanah Lestari Scholarship Programme
Investing in Today’s Talent for Tomorrow’s Promise.
The Khazanah Lestari Scholarship Programme is established to further fulfill the talent gap in the country in a more holistic manner by providing myriad opportunities to those wanting to pursue academic and executive enrichment programmes on sustainability development and ensuring the needs for future of works is addressed accordingly.

This Programme is only open to Malaysian Degree holders who wish to pursue their Masters Programme and have obtained admission to pursue studies at approved universities based on the Top 50 universities globally on QS ranking.
Programme Summary

Timeline

The application is now closed

Where To Study
Malaysia
Study Level
University
Scholarship
Full
Eligibility
1
Applicants must be Malaysian.
2
Applicants must not exceed 60 years of age at the enrolment date for the Master’s Degree.
3
The applicant must possess at least two years of relevant professional experience in the related areas and be committed to society for example, active participation in the student council, youth work, participation in associations and NGO that are appropriate.
4
Apart from academic performance, the recipients will be chosen based on their extracurricular activities and leadership qualities.
5
Prospective awardees are expected to show a strong interest in the development related issues, which is supposed to be reflected in the choice of study fields, prior work experience, voluntary activities.
6
Some of the fields of subject comprises - Community Development, Sustainable Development, Health Community Development Studies, Natural Resource Management, Natural Resources Law, Social Justice, Poverty Reduction, Migration, Gender Studies, Climate Change, Food Security, Renewable Energy, Environment, Urbanisation, Health, Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, International Relations, Governance, and more.
  • Foundation Studies
  • Master's Degree
  • PhD
  • Foundation Studies
    1
    Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A and A+) in the recent SPM examination or at least 8As in the recent IGCSE.
    2
    Obtained A or A+ in the following core subjects: Bahasa Melayu, English, History and Mathematics (only for SPM).
    3
    Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
    *Successful applications will be sent to Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) to pursue A-Level Programme
  • Master's Degree
    1
    Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 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's programme
    4
    To provide research outline/ thesis summary (Research or mixed mode)
  • PhD
    1
    Obtained a distinction or 'A' grade average or equivalent (if there is a point systems) for Master's Degree
    2
    Obtained admission or currently pursuing studies at Yayasan Khazanah's approved universities in the United States of America, United Kingdom or Australia (Conditional offer can be considered)
    3
    Not exceeding 40 years as at the enrolment date for the Doctorate programme
    4
    To provide research outline / thesis summary on the topic they intend to pursue in the Doctorate programme
    5
    Currently working at Khazanah's bond serving institutions which includes but not limited to Khazanah-Linked Company (KLC), Government-Linked Company (GLC), Public Universities, Government bodies or agencies. Upon completion of studies, the candidates are to return back to their current employers to serve their bond.
Approved Universities for this Programme
  • Local
  • Abroad
  • Local
    University Malaya
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Universiti Sains Malaysia
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
    Universiti Tenaga Nasional
    Universiti Multimedia
    UiTM
    Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Abroad
    • Arts, Culture & Public Spaces
      1
      University of Oxford, UK
      2
      Harvard University, USA
      3
      University of Cambridge, UK
      4
      University of California, Berkeley (UCB), USA
      5

      Yale University, USA

      6
      Stanford University, USA
      7
      New York University, USA
      8
      Princeton University, USA
      9
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
      10
      Columbia University, USA
      11
      University of Edinburgh, UK
      12
      UCL, UK
      13
      MIT, USA
      14
      University of Chicago, USA
      15
      National University of Singapore, Singapore
      16
      LSE, UK
      17
      University of Toronto, USA
      18
      The University of Melbourne, Australia
      19
      Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
      20
      University of British Columbia, Canada
    • Education
      1
      UCL, UK
      2
      Harvard University, USA
      3

      University of Toronto, Canada

      4
      University of Oxford, UK
      5

      Stanford University, USA

      6
      University of Cambridge, UK
      7
      The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      8
      University of California, Berkeley (UCB), USA
      9

      Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

      10
      University of British Columbia, Canada
      11

      Columbia University, USA

      12
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
      13
      University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
      14
      The University of Melbourne, Australia
      15
      Monash University, Australia
      16
      The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      17
      University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA
      18

      John Hopkins University, USA

      19
      Michigan State University, USA
      20
      University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • Environment
      1
      Harvard University, USA
      2

      Stanford University, USA

      3
      MIT, USA
      4
      University of Oxford, UK
      5

      University of Cambridge, UK

      6

      Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands

      7
      ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
      8
      Tsinghua University, China
      9
      University of California, Berkeley (UCB), USA
      10
      Imperial College London, UK
      11
      National University of Singapore, Singapore
      12
      University of British Columbia, Canada
      13

      Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

      14

      Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

      15
      University of California, Davis, USA
      16

      Yale University, USA

      17
      The University of Queensland, Australia
      18
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
      19

      The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), Australia

      20
      Cornell University, USA
    • Community Development
      1
      Harvard University, USA
      2

      LSE, UK

      3
      Stanford University, USA
      4

      University of Oxford, UK

      5

      University of Cambridge, UK

      6

      MIT, USA

      7
      University of California, Berkeley (UCB), USA
      8

      Yale University, USA

      9

      National University of Singapore, Singapore

      10
      University of Chicago, USA
      11
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
      12
      Columbia University, USA
      13

      University of Pennsylvania, USA

      14

      New York University, USA

      15
      Princeton University, USA
      16

      Bocconi University, Italy

      17
      Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
      18

      University of Toronto, USA

      19
      Northwestern University, USA
      20
      University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Foundation Studies
  • Master's Degree
  • PhD
  • Foundation Studies
    1
    Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A and A+) in the recent SPM examination or at least 8As in the recent IGCSE.
    2
    Obtained A or A+ in the following core subjects: Bahasa Melayu, English, History and Mathematics (only for SPM).
    3
    Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
    *Successful applications will be sent to Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) to pursue A-Level Programme
  • Master's Degree
    1
    Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 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's programme
    4
    To provide research outline/ thesis summary (Research or mixed mode)
  • PhD
    1
    Obtained a distinction or 'A' grade average or equivalent (if there is a point systems) for Master's Degree
    2
    Obtained admission or currently pursuing studies at Yayasan Khazanah's approved universities in the United States of America, United Kingdom or Australia (Conditional offer can be considered)
    3
    Not exceeding 40 years as at the enrolment date for the Doctorate programme
    4
    To provide research outline / thesis summary on the topic they intend to pursue in the Doctorate programme
    5
    Currently working at Khazanah's bond serving institutions which includes but not limited to Khazanah-Linked Company (KLC), Government-Linked Company (GLC), Public Universities, Government bodies or agencies. Upon completion of studies, the candidates are to return back to their current employers to serve their bond.

This scholarship will support the tuition fee, living allowance, a round trip economy class ticket, medical insurance, and alumni & network support. The applications will take place on the 18th to the 31st of May 2021.

For further information on Khazanah Lestari Scholarship Programme, please contact ykselect@yayasankhazanah.com.my or call 03-5870 4333.

Other Scholarship Programmes
Programme Summary

Timeline
The application is now closed
Where To Study
Our approved universities in Malaysia and abroad
Study Level
University (Master's Degree)
Scholarship
Full
“Becoming a Khazanah scholar was the greatest turning point in my life.”
Prabu Sashti Rajan A/l Marimuthu
Bsc Biotechnology with Management,
Imperial College London
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