This scholarship was established in 2010 from donations received from alumni living in Malaysia. The scholarship will contribute to the cost of the recipients’ tuition fees and compulsory charges. The scholarship may not be held with any other scholarship or award that comprises payment of tuition fees.Major donors to this scholarship are the Oh family in Kuala Lumpur and Christchurch, and the Sibu and Kuching alumni chapters. The major donors’ intent was to help setup a scholarship that recognises the past education links between Malaysia and New Zealand under the Colombo Plan which saw a number of Malaysians being given the opportunity to study at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.The selection committee may make more than one award in any given year if finances and need of applicants warrants this.
-Candidate should be a Malaysian. – Enrolling full time at the University of Canterbury in first year of study of any discipline. -Malaysian students who have permanent residence are not eligible to apply.