Student Assistance Program
Although primary and secondary education in Malaysia is free, there are still a number of students from low-income families who find it a challenge to avail of this educational opportunity. To address the immediate needs of these students, the Foundation also extends additional financial assistance to them through the Group�s Student Assistance Programme. To date, through this Programme, the Foundation has donated, amongst others, school bags, books, uniforms and bicycles to thousands of school children nationwide.
Statistics: From 1992-2008 over RM2million worth of school items distributed benefiting millions of school children nationwide.
School Building Fund
The Foundation actively pursues opportunities where it can play a part in improving the quality of education in the country today. Donations for the construction of bigger and better facilities for learning institutions help create an environment in which students can excel.
Statistics: From 2006 - 2008, the Foundation has donated over RM3 million in cash towards this Fund with contributions to schools and university including Phor Tay High School, Kluang Chong Hwa High School, Kuen Cheng Girl's School, New Era.
This is a placement program open to Hong Leong Scholars who would like to take internships up within the Hong Leong Group of Companies. For more information please do not hestitate to contact us on 03-21642828.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A HONG LEONG SCHOLARSHIP?
Our doors are open, every year from February to April, to receive scholarships applications from all over the country and it is open to all Malaysian citizens between 17 – 25 years old who have sat for their SPM / STPM/ diploma / matriculation in the previous year for local universities in Malaysia. The usual courses or fields of study we offer are Accounting, Law, BusinessStudies, Finance & Management, Science / Applied Science, Actuarial Science, Engineering (all fields), Mass Communication, Hotel Management, IT, Computer Science & Creative Multimedia. However this list does change from year to year. The academic requirements for sponsorship are as follows:
SPM : At least 5As and 2 passes from a minimum of 7 subjects
STPM : At least 3As and a pass in the General Paper
CGPA : At least 3.5 for Diploma or Matriculation
Applications will only be entertained once a year and then only during the months of February to April. Completed application forms and all necessary documents are to be submitted to:
Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship Programme
Level 8 Wisma Hong Leong
18 Jalan Perak
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview. If you do not hear from the Foundation by June, you may consider your application unsuccessful.
Apart from financial assistance, the Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship Programme also offers opportunities for industrial training at relevant group subsidiary companies and it is a non-bonded scholarship.
For additional information or special inquiries, please contact the The Hong Leong Foundation Secretariat at 03 2164 8228.
Download Scholarship Application Forms