Maybank Awards RM3.54 Million In Scholarships

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 – Maybank today for the first time awarded full scholarships amounting to RM3.54 million to 20 local students to pursue their education at top universities around the world.

Among the universities are Imperial College London, London School of Economics, University of Chicago, United States and University of Melbourne in Australia.

Maybank Chief Executive Officer and President Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar said the bank, which is celebrating the 39th year of its scholarship scheme, was offering the full scholarships for the first time for overseas studies.

The scholarships were given based on merit to deserving students, he said at the scholarship award ceremony here today.

Maybank currently has 125 students under its local scholarship programmme, and to date has sponsored over 1,000 students.

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