KUCHING: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (Limkokwing University) has offered scholarship opportunities to the Rotary International District 3300 Student Life Transformation Programme at a ceremony held at its Hall of Fame, Cyberjaya campus.

A memorandum of understanding was exchanged between Rotary International District 3300 and Limkokwing University on further partnership. 

The team from Rotary International District 3300 along with its governor Lioh Cheng Lim and chairman Dr Sen Gupta were welcomed to Limkokwing University by the president Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Lim Kok Wing, senior management team, staffs and international students from over 100 countries. 

Rotary Kasih Programme is a Student Life Transformation Programme for the underprivileged school students, where Rotary Clubs in Rotary International District 3300 together with the MyKasih Foundation provide bursary for school children from poverty-stricken families.

The Rotary Kasih Programme is managed by the Rotary Kasih Committee which is a committee within Rotary International District 3300.

Lim (centre) with the Rotary International District 3300 team.

Limkokwing University will award scholarships equivalent to a value of RM10 million over a period of five years for nominated qualified beneficiaries.

Lim at the ceremony spoke on the importance of these kind of collaborations to create equal opportunities to provide quality education for the all the individuals of the country.

“Limkokwing University allows students to choose their paths regardless of their educational background.

“No child should be neglected and through this programme, we will ensure that even the less fortunate and the privileged are given equal opportunity to persuade their high education from prestigious university such as ours. The equal right of education to all should start from within.”

Acknowledging Limkokwing University as an exemplary institute, Lioh said, “His (Lim) nation building efforts are no secret. The scholarship opportunities which we have received today will help build the future of the nation and create a balance in education eliminating the gap of underprivileged and fortunate to a certain level.”

The signing of the memorandum of understanding between Rotary International District 3300 and Limkokwing University in progress.