Data Futures Scholarship in Malaysia -2020

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Data Futures Scholarship in Malaysia -2020

Scholarship Information:

  • Full tuition fee, Partial Funding  100% OR 50% tuition fee
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Bachelor(Undergraduate)
  • Data Science
  • Open to Malaysian Students only
  • Malaysia

Scholarship Description:

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia launched the Data Futures Scholarship, a three-year scholarship program worth RM2.6 million, which will encourage students to pursue a degree in data science.

The program, which is a collaboration between Heriot-Watt and three industry players – Experian, PPG Coatings Sdn Bhd, and Fusionex International – and strongly supported by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Department of International Trade, British High Commission, was launched on Friday, June 28.

Degree Level:

Data Futures Scholarship Malaysia is available to undertake Bachelor level programs at Heriot-Watt University.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Data Science

Eligible Nationalities:

Scholarship is only for Malaysian Students.

Scholarship Benefits:

100% OR 50% tuition fee.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Applicants must be Malaysian citizens
  • HWUM Foundation Award ‘A’ average/ A levels AAB / STPM AAB / IB 33 pts / ATAR 90% or equivalent

The following criteria will be considered for your application:

  • Academic excellence
  • Extra-curricular involvement
  • Leadership skills

Other application requirements:

  • A written personal statement of 500 words stating your interest in the field of Data Science and why, as well as your future career aspirations.

Application Procedure:

To apply for the grant, applicants have to take admission to the BSc degree program at the university

Application deadline: 3 Aug 2020

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