Tan Sri Datuk Oh Siew Nam P.S.M., P.J.N. Malaysian Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Fees to value of $20,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 October 2020

Length of award

One year.

Purpose of award

This scholarship recognises and supports top students from Malaysia who are studying in an undergraduate degree programme at the University.

Selection criteria

Applicants must be citizens of Malaysia. They cannot also be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, holders of New Zealand residence class visas, or Australian Permanent Residents. The scholarship is tenable by full-fee-paying international students only, during full-time enrolment in a programme for an undergraduate degree at the University.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

By accepting an award, recipients permit publication and announcement of their acceptance, and indicate that they are willing to engage in University community activities, such as student mentoring, acting as University ambassadors, and being involved with University publicity as appropriate.

How do students apply?

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.
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Decision makers

The scholarship is awarded by the Council of University, on the recommendation of a selection committee comprising:
a. the Vice-Chancellor (or nominee);
b. a representative of the University of Canterbury Foundation; and 
c. a member of the Oh family (or nominee).

History or background of award

Tan Sri Datuk Oh Siew Nam P.S.M., P.J.N. and Puan Sri Datin Margaret Lois Oh established the scholarship in 2016 to support the University of Canterbury in recognition of its involvement in the Colombo Plan.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

The Scholarships Office
University of Canterbury
Level 3, Registry, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3 366 7001


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in September 2020.