Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Sarawakian students

Scholarships for 136,000 students in 50 years

KUCHING: Some 136,000 Sarawakian students have benefitted from scholarships sponsored by Sarawak Foundation over the last five decades. The recipients comprise those pursuing their education from certificates level to diploma, degrees, masters and PhD or professional levels either locally or...

Rep lauds move to provide special flights for students

KUCHING: Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman has commended the state government’s move to provide special flights for its students studying in Sabah. “The state government is very concerned on the needs of its students to return to their respective campuses...

SDMC quick to to help Sarawakian students studying abroad

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) recently approved an airlines’ request to operate additional inbound flights from Sarawak to West Malaysia and Sabah. Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin in a statement said that SDMC and the Ministry of...

Thumbs-up to CM’s brilliant idea

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s call for more Sarawakian students to master aero-technology has received encouraging response from the public. Recently, the chief minister said the state government would upgrade the facilities at International College of...

Over 30,000 benefitted from iGPS

KUCHING: Over 30,000 applicants have benefitted from the state government’s Graduan Pulang Sarawak initiative (iGPS), said Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman. “Since this programme was introduced in 2019, 31,285 applications have been submitted until December 2020. The total expenditure for...

Settle loans to get discount, students told

KUCHING: Borrowers of National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans in Sarawak are urged to repay their loans to be entitled for the 30 percent discount from the state government. Currently, there are over 9,000 Sarawakian students who have benefitted...

Sarawak’s PTPTN repayment a role model

KUCHING: Other states in Malaysia should follow Sarawak’s move to repay the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans of their students, said PTPTN chief executive Ahmad Dasuki Abdul Majid. “Sarawak is the only state to have such proactive initiative...

Collaboration to alleviate students’ burden

KUCHING: The collaboration between the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) and Yayasan Sarawak (YS) in the repayment of Sarawakians’ PTPTN loans will reduce the burden of the students concerned. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the...

Over 9,000 Sarawak students to benefit the PTPTN repayment

KUCHING: More than 9,000 Sarawakian students who are borrowers of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will benefit from the state government’s repayment of their loans. Yayasan Sarawak (YS) director Azmi Bujang said a total of RM30 million has...

Government considering early education aid

SIBU: The Sarawak government will consider giving early education aid between RM300 and RM1,000 to Sarawakian students who are going to further their studies at any local institution of higher learning. At the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) mini convention...
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