Tuesday, March 2, 2010


(I reproduce this article direct from Yok Chong Kho with some minor editing)

by former JPA Scholar Yeoh Chen Chow

(Asian Youth Ambassador (AYA) Most Outstanding Youth of the Year 2009)

Date: 6 March 2010 (SAT)
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Venue: 4TH Floor SUPP Main hall (Next to Miri Survey Supermarket)
Above Alliance Bank

THEME: “You can make a difference, when the world starts from you”

As part of the strategic moves to assist our Miri local community, Miri SUPP Youth will be organizing an educational talk on scholarships application by a reputable former JPA Scholar Mr Yeoh Chen Chow on 6 March 2010, Saturday, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Miri SUPP office Conference Hall (next to Miri Survey Supermarket and above Alliance Bank)

The objectives of the talk are:

  1. Higher Education Opportunities
  2. Scholarships opportunities for post SPM students (E.g. JPA, PTPTN, YAYASAN SARAWAK and etc.)
  3. Overseas studies opportunities
  4. Motivational talks for the students to improve their confidence and empower them to work hard.
The education Unit under Miri SUPP Youth hopes to assist the post SPM students to be more familiar with the procedures and ways to apply scholarships. This will help to train our young talents in order to help our local community development and to benefit the next generation. Many students have gained the advancement of their life destiny with the help of volunteers under SUPP educational Unit, they are from a group of professionals and graduates who share their experience and guidance for the aspiring young people.

IPTA Counseling Service @ 柜台辅导服务
  • Date: 01 – 23 March 2009
  • Will be conducted after the SPM and STPM results are released
  • Weekdays (Mon-Fri) : 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Weekends (Sat-Sun) : 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For reservation, please call 085-417477

Target group: STPM and SPM students

Speaker profile:
Mr. Yeoh Chen Chow graduated from one of the America top Universities - Cornell University, USA (Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Minor in Engineering Management, Information Science, Industrial System and Information Technology). He is former JPA Scholar, Product Manager, JobStreet.com, ex Management Consultant, Accenture. He is very actively involved in various organizations - Honorary Secretary, American Universities Alumni Malaysia, Secretary, Malaysian Mensa Society, Convener and co-Founder, Young Corporate Malaysians, Chairman, Cornell Alumni Admission Ambassador Network for Malaysia.

He was instrumental in setting up a world wide network and a co-Founder of The Worldwide Malaysian Students Network (http://www.recom.org). Through this network, many students have benefited in their scholarship application and also overcoming cultural shock during their course of studies.

Last year he was awarded Asian Youth Ambassador (AYA) Most Outstanding Youth of the Year 2009, as he has relentlessly served the community especially for those who wish to further their studies. Mr. Yeoh is a motivator, and has himself overcome the difficulties and challenges in life from the young age until he graduated.

Students, teachers and parents are welcomed to attend the above talk, for any further information, please contact SUPP office, 085-417479.