Corporate Social Responsibilities
22 Apr 2019
Scholarships For Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Undergraduates
 

Scholarships For Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Undergraduates

Kuala Lumpur, 22 April 2019 – Pn Shalina Azman, Chairman of Amcorp Properties Berhad presented scholarships from Tabung Biasiswa Endowmen Azman Hashim to 21 undergraduates in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s (UTM).

Also attending the event was Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali, Chairman of UTM Board of Directors, Datuk Prof Ir Dr Wahid Omar, Vice Chancellor of UTM and Prof Dr Mohd Zaki Kamsah, Chairman of Advance Division, Office Of Deputy Vice Chancellor.  Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali also officiated the opening ceremony of the 2-day course on Kursus Pemantapan Pengurusan Endowmen @ Wakaf 2019 at the event.


Pn Shalina Azman giving her speech

In her speech, Pn Shalina Azman congratulated UTM for taking the initiative to organize the inaugural course on Endowment Management, which is open to attendees from UTM, other universities and the general public.


She felt that the course can provide a platform for those managing endowments to share ideas and good practices, as good governance in endowment management is the key to the success of endowment in perpetuity.

Accompanied by Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali and Datuk Prof Ir Dr Wahid Omar, Pn Shalina Azman then gave out the scholarships to students who are studying in various fields such as Bio Medicine, Engineering, Accounting and Land Administration & Development, whose scholarship application were successful.


Pn Shalina Azman presenting the scholarship from Tabung Biasiswa Endowmen Azman Hashim to a recipient, accompanied by Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali (second from left) and Datuk Prof Ir Dr Wahid Omar (left)

Tabung Biasiswa Endowmen Azman Hashim was set up with an endowment of RM30 million by Yayasan Azman Hashim.  To-date, RM20 million has already been disbursed to UTM.  Interest income earned from the endowment is given out as scholarships to outstanding UTM undergraduates, and the model should sustain the endowment in perpetuity.