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The Khazanah Asia Scholarship in Collaboration with Ancora Foundation

Program Information

The Ancora-Khazanah Asia Scholarship is a collaboration between the Ancora Foundation and Yayasan Khazanah to allow Indonesians to pursue a four-year undergraduate education at leading Malaysian universities.

This programme supports Yayasan Khazanah’s objective to develop future business and industry leaders in the region. It further provides a means for Khazanah and its group of companies to contribute towards the social development of the countries it has operational interests, especially Indonesia.

It seeks candidates with an excellent academic record and rigor in extra curricular activity. It is a highly competitive process. Since 2009, five candidates were selected from a field of around 800 applicants. They have several universities to choose from. These include Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Universiti Multimedia, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Malaya and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Selection Criteria

Applicants should

    (a) not exceed 18 years of age as the enrolment date for the foundation studies;
    (b) have completed Sekolah Menengah Atas Year 3 (SMA XII) or obtained a minimum of 3As & 1B for A-Levels or a minimum CGPA 3.50/4.00 or ‘A’ grade average or equivalent for a pre-university or matriculation programme;
    (c) demonstrate proficient command of English Language; and
    (d) show strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities.

Recruitment and Selection

The registration period takes place normally on the fourth quarter of every year, for the September intake on the following year. Students are applying while still on their fifth semester of high school. For our most-current intake 2018, the registration period has ended on December 22, 2017.

Terms and Conditions

Each fellowship is tenable for a four-year undergraduate program at any of the selected Malaysian universities. The successful candidate is expected to complete his/her studies within the tenable period.

Each scholarship shall cover the following:

More Information

For more information, please refer to the information sheet of the program (pdf file, 612KB, in Bahasa Indonesia), as well as the screenshot of the e-form we have been using since intake 2014.