DISTED College Awards RM950,000 to Top and Deserving Students
A total of 300 students came to benefit from the DISTED 2016 Scholarship and Bursary Awards Fund with more than RM950,000 being awarded through various scholarship, awards and bursaries. These students were presented with awards and prizes at DISTED College Award and Prize Presentation Ceremony on 1st October at Wawasan Open University, Auditorium Tun Dr Lim Keng Yik.
Officiating the ceremony was Dr Seah Soo Aun, President and CEO of DISTED College. In his opening remarks, Dr Seah congratulated all the achievers and wished them continued success. Tan Sri Dr Chin Fook Weng, representing the DISTED College Board of Directors, handed out the certificates and prize awards to the deserving students.
Over the past eight years, DISTED Scholarship and Bursary Award Fund, with the support of the Wawasan Education Foundation and Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust, have contributed more than RM8 million in scholarship and bursary awards. It has also provided financial support to more than 2,000 qualified and needy students.
About DISTED College’s Awards and Bursaries
In recognition of the students’ outstanding academic performances, DISTED College has established five (5) awards mainly The Wawasan Education Foundation Award and the Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust Award, The DISTED Merit Award, The DISTED Degree Award, The DISTED President’s Scholar Award and last but not least, the DISTED Sport Excellence Award.
These awards are based on student academic achievement, socio-economic background and extra-curricular activities to name a few.