Albukhary Foundation Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries – Malaysia 2013

Scholarship Name: The Albukhary Foundation Scholarship

Brief description

Albukhary Foundation offers scholarships for international students from disadvantaged, underprivileged and marginalised background for admission into Albukhary International University (AiU), in Kedah, Malaysia 2012/2013

Accepted Subject Areas?

  • Intensive English Programme (six months)
  • Foundation Studies Programme (one year)
  • Undergraduate Studies (three years) in: Business (Banking & Finance, Business Management) and Information and Communication Technology (Computer Science & IT)Courses offered by the university

About Scholarship

Albukhary International University (AiU) is fully funded by the Albukhary Foundation and all students attending AiU shall be sponsored through the Scholarship described herein. The Foundation intends to make available ten (10) scholarships for each country to assist disadvantaged youths, mainly Muslim youths, to graduate with a degree from the Albukhary International University.

This Scholarship is intended to motivate youth from disadvantaged areas throughout the world who otherwise will not have the financial means to pursue tertiary education to become leaders and contributors in the 21st Century.

Scholarship Offered Since: 2003

Scholarship Type: Full scholarship for Undergraduate students

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

  • Not older than 22 years of age at the point of admission.
  • Physically and mentally healthy
  • Pass in SPM/GSCE O Level or equivalent with 5 credits/above average pass inclusive of English and Mathematics.
  • Obtained Academic IELTS Band 4.5 or TOEFL 470 or
  • Obtained the passing mark for admission into Foundation Studies in the AIU English Placement Test.

Who is qualified to apply?

Students from disadvantaged, underprivileged and marginalized background

How Many Scholarship Positions are available? Up to Ten (10)

What are the benefits?

  • Full tuition fees
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Uniforms
  • Insurance and general hospitalisation
  • Monthly allowances (on a case-to-case basis)
  • Successful applicants from very poor families are also entitled  to monthly allowance

How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the programme

Eligible Countries: International Students

To be taken at (country): Albukhary International University (AiU) Malaysia

Application Deadline

  • Intensive English Programme (IEP) leading to Foundation or Undergraduate Studies in September 2013. February 2013 31 August 2012
  • Direct entry into Foundation Studies Programme or Undergraduate Studies. September 2013 31 May 2013

How to Apply

To apply for admission you will need to do the following:

  • Please complete and submit the Student Application Form. See link below for details
  • Submit the following supporting documents:
    • Certified copies of National Identification/passport or any authorised identification.
    • Certified copies of GCE ‘O’ Level/A Level, SPM/STPM, or any other equivalent certificates.
    • Certified copies of School Leaving Certificate/References.
    • 2 Referees Recommendation Letter (in sealed envelope).
    • 4 recent passport-size, colour photographs.
    • 2 photos of your house (inside and outside).
    • Evidence of English Proficiency Examination (IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent).
    • Financial Statement/Confirmation of parent’s income for the past three (3) months.
    • Certified copies of any other relevant documents i.e. Death Certificate of Parent(s), co-curriculum activities etc.
    • Evidence of Other Funding/assistance.
  • The documents above must be mailed to the following address:

The Registrar
Admissions and Records Unit
Albukhary International University
Jalan Tun Abdul Razak,
05200 Alor Setar,
Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
Phone: +604 7747 300
Fax: +604 7747 310
Email: admission@aiu.edu.my

visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors

The Albukhary Foundation, Malaysia

Important Notes:

As a measure of his/her commitment, the scholarship holder is expected to pay for the journey from his/her home country to Malaysia as well as the return journey after completion of the degree course.

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