2020 Elena Cooke Education Fund opens for scholarship applications from March 9 – April 10, 2020

SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), STPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia) and UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) 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 2020 Elena Cooke Education Fund scholarships will open, as from March 9, 2020.

The Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, 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, April 10, 2020.
Minimum Criteria Malaysians below 23 years old as at December 31, 2019 who have obtained at least 3As in the SPM and/or 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 RM60,000.00 per annum.  Applicants who have already commenced their courses will NOT be eligible.
Preferred Disciplines & Scholarship Amount
TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants 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 College
  • Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business(CFAB)
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Communication
  • Diploma in Finance
  • Diploma in Information Technology
Sunway University
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science / Information Technology/ Information Systems/Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) in Business Management/ Business Studies /Financial Analysis/Financial Economics
  • Diploma in Culinary Art
  • Diploma in Events Management
  • Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Interior Design
2. 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. Tuition fees and general fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Mechatronics

3. KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie

In 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. Tuition fees and general fees will be fully covered whilst allowances for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the entire course.

  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Communication and Media
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Diploma in Entertainment Arts
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurial Design
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

4. Local Colleges/Universities

Applicants 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. Download and fill up the correct application form:

2. Please read scholarship requirements as detailed in the 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, April 10, 2020.

Notification Short-listed candidates will be notified by email.

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