OCBC Public Scholarship 2017

OCBC Public Scholarship 2017

Apply for the OCBC Public Scholarship 2017 today!

Closing Date: 30 June 2017 – Apply here

What is the OCBC Public Scholarship?

Since the 1970s, the OCBC Public Scholarship has been providing financial assistance to help bright and promising youths in achieving their ambitions.

Apart from financial assistance to support both tuition fees and daily living expenses, we also provide our scholars with priority internship opportunities to gain hands-on experiences while working on projects. (Source: OCBC)

Two categories of scholarship are offered. The annual value of each is as follows:

  • RM12,000 per year per student who has gained admission into a selected Malaysian public university
  • RM23,000 per year per student who has gained admission into a selected Malaysian private university


Nice! Who can apply for the OCBC Public Scholarship?

The OCBC Public Scholarship is specifically for:

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Minimum 7As in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM); or 5As in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • Minimum 2As in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM); or 2As in GCE A-Level
  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.50 in Matriculation/Foundation Studies
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.50 for existing first year undergraduates
  • Holds  leadership positions in extra-curricular activities, societies and clubs in school/university
  • Possesses a dynamic personality with excellent communication and critical thinking skills
  • Must not be a recipient of any other scholarship or award from any other organisations and/or institutions
  • Family household income of below RM 5,000 monthly

Preferred Disciplines:

  1. Accountancy and Finance
  2. Economics
  3. Business Administration
  4. Arts and Social Sciences
  5. Computer Science and Information Technology
  6. Mathematics and Statistics
  7. Actuarial Science
  8. Engineering
  9. Law

Wow! What does an OCBC Scholar receive?

  • Financial assistance to support both tuition fees and daily living expenses
  • Priority internship opportunities to gain hands-on experiences while working on projects
  • Graduating scholars will be engaged in Career Conversations to be better prepared when you enter the workforce
  • Bond: All candidates will be required to avail themselves for employment at OCBC Bank. However, if for any reason the Bank decides this is not needed, or is unable to employ the candidate, it will duly release him or her from this requirement

I’m interested, where can I find out more?

Check out all the details about the OCBC Public Scholarship 2017 and eligibility here.

You can also find OCBC Bank on Facebook.

Alright, I’m ready to apply!

All the best! These are the documents you will need to prepare:

 Required Documents

OCBC Public Scholarship Application Form (Complete with signature)

Copy of NRIC (Front & Back)

Passport size photograph (Blue background)

Curriculum Vitae (Including details on extra-curriculum activities, leadership and achievements)

Copy of SPM / UEC results

Copy of STPM / GCE A-Level / Matriculation results

Copy of MUET results (If available)

Copy of Year 1, Semester 1 academic transcript (For existing university students only)

Copy of relevant certificates of achievements, appreciations, appointments and/or participations in schools and/or university

Copy of parents/guardian’s pay slip or income declaration form

Copy of Parents / Guardian Income Tax (EA Form or J Form)

Your essay of 800 words on the topic: “Have you been in leadership positions in school/university? If yes, what are the biggest challenges you have faced and what have you learned from it?”

Complete the Application Form that you can download here and submit it together with all documents in the checklist provided here.

Email all of your scanned copy documents to [email protected] before the closing date!

Alternatively, you can also mail the documents to:

OCBC Public Scholarship MALAYSIA
Human Resources
OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
5th Floor, Wisma Lee Rubber, 1 Jalan Melaka, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

Attention: Eileen Saw

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

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