Biasiswa MARA on offering
MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat) is now offering its annual scholarship award (Biasiswa MARA) to qualified candidates. This offering is for academic session 2009 and 2010.
Students pursuing first degree, professional courses (ACCA etc), masters and PhD can now review the requirements and make their application accordingly.
To qualify, candidates must not be recipients of any scholarship, loan or other type of financial assistance from any regulated body, company or organization. He or she must be an active student in school with proven academic track record and co-curricular participation. It is important that while academic achievements are pre-requisites, non-academic credentials will also be looked up, especially when comparison between candidates of the same academic credentials is made.
Additionally, candidates are also required to score min credit in all SPM subjects, and subsequently sit down for International English Language Testing System, IELTS (min mark 5.5) or Test of English as a Foreign Language, TOEFL (min score 550/65).
Courses applicable include engineering, biotechnology, science, medicine, finance, accounting, banking, economics (first degree, masters and PhD) as well as ACCA, CIMA and CA (professional).
Click here to view full requirements and download Mara Scholarship form 2009/2010 [update: at this time, MARA biasiswa for the year is closed]. All applications must be accompanied by the relevant certificates and transcripts of major academic examinations and sent to: Pengarah, Bahagian Penganjuran Pelajaran MARA, Tingkat 3, Medan MARA, 21, Jalan Raja Laut, 50609 Kuala Lumpur (UP: Unit Pengambilan).