Awards and Bursaries

Generous awards and bursaries are provided each year by DISTED to encourage the development of a relevant, excellent and complete ambience in the college, leading to graduates with good knowledge, skills and positive contributive attributes to serve industry and community.

The Wawasan Education Foundation and the Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust are instrumental in providing significant funding to achieve the mission. The awards and bursary are based on merit which encompasses both academic and socio-economic background of the applicants.

  1. The awards and bursaries are open only to Malaysians who sat for the relevant examinations in 2015 and they must be new or commencing students of the programmes of study.
  2. The awards and bursaries are given based on examination results. All fees must be paid in the interim.
  3. All awards and bursaries are only tenable for the period of study at DISTED in Penang and recipients are not allowed to hold two (2) DISTED awards or bursaries concurrently. In the event a student is qualified for more than one awards, the higher award will be given.
  4. The awards and bursaries can only be utilised to defray the fees for the programmes of study. They are not transferable and not redeemable for cash.
  5. The awards and bursaries will take effect only after the signing of the agreement, and should the recipients withdraw from the programme of study prematurely for whatever reasons, the awards and bursaries will not be valid and the recipient is required to refund to the college the amount that has been disbursed and pay all outstanding fees due to the college.
  6. Recipients must be prepared to serve the college as required. Failure to fulfill this requirement can result in the suspension, termination or nullification of the awards and bursaries.
  7. All decisions of the DISTED Scholarship Board on quantum and conditions are final and binding.
  8. The application closing date is three (3) weeks after the programme commencement date. Late applications will not be accepted.
  9. The application form can be downloaded here and also available at the front office Scholarship Unit of the college.

Criteria and Conditionscert-diploma criteria
  1. Recipients must achieve good academic performance t o maintain their awards, which will be suspended should they fail to attain the respective examination results as stated above and/or fail to take part in student activities specified by DISTED.

Criteria and Conditions
degree criteria
  1. Degree awards are available for deserving students with good extra-curricular activities.
  2. The recipients must maintain a good performance level to maintain the award.
  3. The award will be suspended should recipients fail to maintain GPA 3.0 / 4.0 in every semester examination.
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Criteria and Conditions
  1. Awarded students who have at least state-level representation in sports prior to joining or while studying at DISTED.
  2. The award consists of partial tuition fee waiver for the programme of study.
  3. Recipients must achieve good academic performance to maintain their awards, which will be terminated should they fail to attain a GPA 2.0/4.0 or an average of C in every semester examination and/or fail to take part in student activities specified by DISTED.
  4. Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview.

Criteria and Conditions
  1. Selection is based on socio-economic background, academic achievements and extramural merits of students who are registered with the Social Welfare Department as persons with disabilities.
  2. The bursaries consist of partial tuition fee waiver for the programme of study.
  3. Recipients must achieve good academic performance to maintain their bursaries. The bursaries will be terminated should they fail to attain GPA 2.0 / 4.0 or an average of C in every semester examination and/or fail to take part in student activities specified by DISTED.
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Criteria and Conditions
  1. The award offers a tuition fees waiver and a Appreciation Certificate for the new semester.Student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.40 / 4.00 in their previous semester examination results.
  2. Student must enrol in a minimum of 15 credits for long semester and 6 credits for short semester to be eligible for consideration.
  3. Selection is based on GPA for semester exam (minimum 3.40 / 4.00). In the event of a tie, selection will be based on the overall CGPA marks.
  4. The recipient of the President’s Scholar Award is selected by the Head of School.

Enquiries:
Scholarship Unit,
DISTED College, 340 Macalister Road, 10350 Penang.
Tel: 04-2296579       E-mail: info@disted.edu.my