Maxis Scholarship Programme 2022 returns
By Digital News Asia August 25, 2022
- Applications currently open until Sept 12
- To support Malaysian talent to build sustainable skillsets
Maxis's Scholarship Programme returns to help young Malaysians achieve their academic aspirations and the opportunity to contribute positively to the nation.
In a statement, the telco said it is investing in the next generation of women, STEM, leadership and innovation aimed at helping young Malaysians achieve their academic aspirations and the opportunity to contribute positively to the nation.
Natalia Navin, chief human resources officer at Maxis, said, “Our goal is to continue supporting young Malaysian talent in building sustainable skillsets, so that they can stay ahead and relevant in this fast-changing tech-driven landscape.
“This is a fantastic and timely opportunity for students, so we encourage candidates to apply today.”
Submissions of applications are currently open until Sept 12 and interested candidates can check the eligibility criteria and find out how to apply here.
The three categories of the Maxis scholarships are as follows:
- Maxis Women in Tech Scholarship: Enabling outstanding young women from all backgrounds to pursue their undergraduate studies in different tech fields;
- Maxis Tech Scholarship: Shaping top talent who are passionate about technology and innovation to pursue their undergraduate studies in various fields of technologies; and
- Maxis Young Leaders Scholarship: Providing bright students a platform to propel them into a leadership trajectory, as well as champions of innovation and change.
Last year, 15 outstanding individuals were awarded the Maxis scholarships following a rigorous selection process involving assessment, group activities and interviews.
Choo Carmen, a Maxis Women In Tech Scholar, studying computer science at Monash University Malaysia, said, “Throughout the programme, I was also given an internship opportunity, where I was able to learn and understand how computing is applied to innovation and transformation.
Farah Dayana Durra Binti Jamil, a Maxis Women In Tech scholar, studying computer science and information technology (Software Engineering) at Universiti Malaya, “Apart from the financial aid, the internships offered exposure to the latest technology, with support from supervisors, fellow scholars, and the Young Talent Team to become the best versions of ourselves.”
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