Yayasan Khazanah Scholarship

Yayasan Khazanah (YK) is a foundation established by Khazanah Nasional Berhad – the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia with the aim to grow long-term wealth for the nation.

YK in a Nutshell

Yayasan Khazanah was entrusted to groom and nurture exceptional individuals to become leaders of industries in Malaysia.

All You Need to Know: Yayasan Khazanah

  • Business : Finance, Accountancy, Law, International Business, Actuarial Sciences, etc
  • Life Sciences : Including but not limited to Biotechnology
  • Engineering : Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, etc.
  • Other Disciplines / Courses
  • Subjects that are non-traditional / niche-area subjects that are critical to the development of the nation
  • Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A and A+) in the recent SPM examination or at least 8As in the recent IGCSE
  • Obtained A or A+ in the following core subjects: Bahasa Melayu, English, History and Mathematics (only for SPM)
  • Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies
  • Possess strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities
  • SPM & Form 4 result
  • Certificates of co-curricular activities
  • Parents' or Guardians' salary slips or EA form
  • If your parents are self-employed, please provide latest financial statements and other supporting documents to support their income
  • Passport photo (taken within the past 6 months)
  • IC of the applicant
  • Fill in the application form at the scholarship portal
  • The application form includes a section for a 1000-word essay
Apply through the application portal, which can be accessed through the scholarship website.
  • Stage 1 : Online - Logiks Verbal and Numerical Ability Test (Advanced)
  • Stage 2 : Online - Cubiks Team Role Questionnaire and Khazanah Cultural Reasoning Inventory (CRI)
  • Stage 3 : Graphite Test and Competency Based Interview
  • Stage 4 : Interview with YK Management
  • Stage 5 : Interview with Board of Trustees
  • Why do you want to pursue this course?
  • How do you see yourself in ten years time?
  • Tell us your experience as a leader in your previous school.
  • Tell us about your extracurricular activity.
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?

Scholar Articles

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