Hong Leong Foundation Masters Scholarship 2013


For the first time, the Hong Leong Foundation is offering scholarships for Masters programmes abroad. The scholarship aims to provide opportunities for further study to students who have demonstrated both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision-makers, and entrepreneurs. We seek young Malaysians who possess the Hong Leong Group values of integrity, tenacity, acumen, foresight and humility.

The scholarship is open to Malaysians who:

  • Aged below 35 years and obtained a minimum of second class upper Degree (Hons) for Bachelor’s Degree or a CGPA of 3.65 and above.
  • Plan to pursue a course of study that is relevant to the Hong Leong Group of company businesses i.e. in the manufacturing, properties, leisure, and banking industries.
  • Currently NOT be bonded or receiving any form of financial aid or award from other educational institutions or organizations.
  • Offered a seat in a full time Masters programme by coursework and/orresearch in one of the top 200 universities of the world, as per Times Higher Education ranking. The duration of the programme should not exceed 2 years.
  • Demonstrates active involvement in extra-curricular, community or voluntary activities.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills.
  • Possesses the character of an ambassador with a sense of faithfulness for Malaysia.

Field of Study
Candidates must apply for postgraduate programmes which are relevant to Hong Leong core businesses:

  • Banking and Finance,
  • Risk Management,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • Accounting,
  • Business Administration,
  • Sales and Marketing,
  • Law,
  • Research and Design,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Hotel Management,
  • Industrial Design,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Earth Studies, etc.

Scholarship Value

Successful applicants will receive: Tuition coverage and living allowance up to RM250,000 for the duration of study Costs of books and materials, as well as visas, flights, insurance, and other costs (as defined as part of the comprehensive fee by the university) can be covered, subject to the cap above.

How To Apply

Download the application form and send the completed application form with other relevant documents to :
HONG LEONG FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME, Level 3 Wisma Hong Leong, 18 Jalan Perak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

Scholarship Dateline

Application Timeline: Applications are invited and accepted throughout the year. Timeline Open for applications on 1 August 2013, with first awards by end August 2013.

Application is for fulltime Masters degree studies in the World Top-200 university only. The scholarship is not applicable for PhD studies.

Scholarship Provider Info

Level 3 Wisma Hong Leong, 18 Jalan Perak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Website : hongleongfoundation.org