2017 Elena Cooke Education Fund opens for applications from March 6 – 29, 2017

SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) and STPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia) students who have received their examination results are invited to apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.

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Scholarship info Applications for the 2017 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholarships are now open, as from March 6, 2017, to Malaysians below 23 years old as at  December 31, 2016 who have obtained at least 3As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and who meet other criteria as stated in the application form and the relevant educational institution’s course entry requirements.The Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, the longest serving headmistress of the Bukit Bintang Girls’ School (BBGS), aims to help underprivileged young people, whether they live with their families or were raised in children’s homes and orphanages, to pursue quality education after SPM in local colleges or universities..
Deadline By 5pm, March 29, 2017. 
Minimum Criteria Malaysians below 23 years old as at December 31, 2016 who have obtained at least 3As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and who meet other criteria as stated in the application form and the relevant educational institution’s course entry requirements.  Household income must not be more than RM42,000.00 per annum.  Applicants who have already commenced their courses will NOT be eligible.
Preferred Disciplines & Scholarship Amount
TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIPApplicants may apply for a scholarship to finance their study at any one of the following institutions, but only in respect of any of the selected courses indicated below and on the terms set out below:1. Sunway College/University (Sunway Campus in Selangor only)Applicants may apply for entry into any of the following courses available at Sunway College/Sunway University (Sunway campus in Selangor only). Tuition fees and general fees (namely, fees other than tuition fees) will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.Sunway Collegea). Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business
b).Certified Accounting Technician
c). Association of Chartered Certified AccountantsSunway Universitya). BSc (Hons) in Computer Science/Information Technology/Information Systems (Progression from Dip in I.T.)
b). BSc (Hons) in Business Management/Business Studies (Progression from Dip in Bus Admin)
c). Diploma in Business Administration
d). Diploma in Hotel Management
e). Diploma in Events Management
f). Diploma in Culinary Arts
g). Diploma in Information Technology
h). Diploma in Interior Design
i). Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia2. First City University College (formerly known as KBU International College)In respect of First City University College, applicants must still apply separately on their own to First City University College for entry into any of the courses below. Applicants who are successful in gaining entry may apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.  General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to First City University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.a). Diploma in Mass Communication
b). Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
c). Diploma in Business Administration.
d). Diploma in Information Technology
e). Diploma in Electronic Engineering
d). Diploma in Mechatronics
e) Diploma in Interactive Design
f). Diploma in Interior Design3. KDU University College, Utropolis, GlenmarieIn respect of KDU University College, applicants must still apply separately on their own to KDU University College for entry into any of the courses below.  Applicants who are successful in gaining entry may apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.  General fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.  Please note that tuition fees are NOT covered by the Elena Cooke Education Fund in this case.  Applicants may, however, apply to KDU University College for assistance under any of their various scholarship schemes.a). Diploma in Mass Communication
b). Diploma in Telecommunication and Computer Engineering
c). Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
d). Diploma in Computer Studies
e). Diploma in Business Administration
f). Diploma in Accountancy
g). Diploma in Entertainment Arts
h). Diploma in Entrepreneurial Design
4. Local Colleges/UniversitiesApplicants must apply separately on their own for courses at other local colleges and universities.  However, ECEF scholarships are NOT open for A-levels or Foundation level courses.  It is likely that IF any scholarship is granted by the Elena Cooke Education Fund, it will only be a partial scholarship.  The Elena Cooke Education Fund reserves the sole and absolute discretion as to the amount of the scholarship.
How to apply 1. Please read scholarship requirements as detailed in the application form.2. Download and fill up the correct application form:

3. Send the completed application form and all attachments by Pos Laju (NOT Pos Express)/courier/hand to:

Elena Cooke Education Fund
c/o Unit 1211,  Level  12, Block A
Damansara Intan e-Business Park
No: 1 Jalan SS 20/27
47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D.E.

4. All applications must be received by 5pm, March 29, 2017.

Notification Short-listed candidates will be notified by email.

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