Sunday, May 24, 2009


(1) Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng Scholarships 2009/2010

For those who have obtained admission into the first/ second year of undergraduate study in local public/ private universities for the following disciplines:
(a) Undergraduate (bachelor's degrees)
- Engineering (Electrical/ instrumentation/ Mechanical/ Chemical)
- Agriculture/ Forestry
- Bio-industry
- Sales/ Marketing/ Business Administration
- Finance/ Business Studies
- Hotel Management/ F&B management

(b) Address (if you write in to apply for application forms) or download from the website above:
The Secretariat - Scholarship Awards
Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng
c/o: level 10, Two IOI Square, IOI Resort, 62502, Putrajaya.

Closing Date: 30 Jun 09

(2) CIMB Foundation

Please check if any possible fund for even other charitable organizations for our region here.

(3) International Association convention Scholarship Form

Closing date: 30 Jun 09

Sarawak Convention Bureau
Lot 31, Jalan Masjid, kuching 93400
Tel: 082-242516 Fax: 082: 242518 Email info:

For Northern Sarawak, i.e. Miri, Limbang, there will be one award, RM 10,000.

Further detail, please call Dylan Redas Noel, of Sarawak Convention Bureau.

(4) Extract from Borneo Post, 12 Mar 09:
Yayasan Telecom Scholarship:Please refer to website:
The scholarships also open for SPM (8A's and above) students to overseas.

(5) Taiwan Scholarships
Extracted from Sin Chew Chinese Newspaper: 10/3/09
Please refer to website:或電郵(
Closing date: 30 Jun 09
Summary Translation of news:
These scholarships will proivde full fee or half funding for Malaysians, that include from bachelor, master and up to doctorate degrees.
Student population: around 11,000, established 7 years ago, situated at the middle of Taiwan.
Please check with website for further detail and with your school, relevant authority for degree recognitions.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Miri Job Seekers

Information from this post is from Mr. Kho Yok-Chong

Dear friends:

Again, this is based on my personal observation, and I drove to the Civic Center this early morning to ensure that is the right venue on job seeking event by Labor Dept.

Organized by Labour Dept:

Website: www:

Date: 16- May -09 Sat

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue: Dewan Suara, Civic Center Miri

Companies: 16

Prior to this posting, I have asked 6 unemployed graduates and 4 job seekers, only one who is involved in Tze Chi Charity Work, knew about this event.

Please prepare/ bring:

(1) Store your passport size photos/ resumes/ scanned certificates inside your mail network such as Yahoo, Gmail or Hotmail, then bring your personal thumb drive and pc if you do bring over during the application
(2) Bring at least 3-5 sets of Photostatted resume and certificates (depends upon the type of jobs available, which I have no clue as well at this moment)
(3) Bring your confidence, belief and urgency (means you need to respond and act fast with your documents and enquiry, action! Actions! Actions!) to seek the jobs that you are looking for
(4) Bring your own pen and small note book, to record whatever information which may be beneficial for you, like the persons to contact in HR, telephone contact or even their hand phones contacts (if they are willing to give it to you)

Friday, May 8, 2009

PSD Scholarships Results

2,000 Students Offered PSD Scholarships
KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 (Bernama) -- The Public Service Department (PSD) had interviewed 8,363 out of the 15,084 candidates who had applied for scholarships under the foreign degree programme between March 31 and April 3. According to a statement issued by the PSD today, only 2,000 students would be offered scholarships to study abroad for courses of studies already stipulated by the government.The results of the offer would be carried in the PSD portal, beginning tomorrow (Friday).The statement said that in view of the limited places abroad, especially in critical subjects, the PSD also offered 2,000 scholarships to outstanding students to pursue studies in local universities.Unsuccessful candidates can submit their appeal online from May 8 to 18.-- BERNAMA

From University Malaysa: Counselling Service‏

This is another counselling service provided by students by University Malaya:

Yuki Lai
Christopher Ng Wai Siong
或登錄到/ access website:查詢

Please help our students, to assist them to avoid any unpleasant incidents, safety, choice of residential areas, transportation.

Many times, for those young to leave home, there is so much of care, irrespective of who we are, please share some tips or info with our children in this community.

Tips like: Which part of PJ to stay in case no place in the hostel?
Where to get the right bus route?
Where to avoid the dangerous route paths etc?
The above is contributed by Yok Chong Kho.