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GREAT Eastern Life Assurance ( Malaysia) Berhad ( Great Eastern Life)’ s applications for the Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Awards 2016 are open from March 1 to 31 to Malaysian students.
Great Eastern Life will be offering 15 to 18 scholarships worth RM1.5mil for tertiary education in local public and private universities.
The qualified recipients, who will pursue studies in local public or private universities, will receive RM15,000 and RM25,000 per academic year respectively for tuition and living expenses.
Since its inception in 1998, 149 scholarships worth more than RM10.6mil have been awarded by the company in its contribution towards nurturing the talents of the nation’s future leaders. Great Eastern Life is now looking for the next Great Eastern Supremacy Scholars who have what it takes to realise their dreams with the scholarship support.
Candidates will go through assessments comprising interviews, a written assessment and group presentation.
Great Eastern Life is offering the scholarship in a wide spectrum of career options such as actuarial science, accounting and finance, insurance studies, law, biomedical, mass communication, business administration, marketing, economics, mathematics, statistics, engineering, operational research, information technology, human resource management, psychology, decision science and risk management.
Great Eastern Supremacy Scholars will benefit from the awards, which will allow them to pursue a promising career development upon graduation.
The annual Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Awards is part of Great Eastern Life’s effort in developing talent for the financial sector, in line with the nation’s Financial Sector Blueprint.
The blueprint’s objective is to evolve a financial ecosystem that will best serve a high valueadded, high- income Malaysian economy.
Great Eastern Life has been recognised for the seventh consecutive year in the Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employer 2015 list, which is a testament to it being one of the best workplaces in Malaysia.
Great Eastern Life began its operations in 1908 as a branch office of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited.
The Malaysian operations were subsequently transferred to a locally incorporated public company, Great Eastern Life Assurance ( Malaysia) Berhad under the Scheme of Transfer of Business.
The company was certified by The Malaysia Book of Records in 1998 as the oldest and largest life insurer in Malaysia.
Great Eastern Life’s products include life insurance plans, investment- linked plans, mortgage protection, business protection, employee benefits, medical insurance and group health benefit schemes.
Great Eastern Life Assurance ( Malaysia) Berhad is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Eastern Holdings Limited ( GEH) and its ultimate holding company is Oversea- Chinese Banking Corporation Limited ( OCBC).
Great Eastern Holdings Ltd is the oldest and most established life insurance group in Singapore and Malaysia.
It was named Life Insurance Company of the Year at the Asia Insurance Industry Awards in 2011 and 2013 by Asia Insurance Review.
For more information on the Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship, visit www. greateasternlife. com. Applications can be submitted by e- mailing scholarship@ greateasternlife. com by March 31.
Dato’ Koh Yaw Hui, director and chief executive officer of Great Eastern Life Assurance ( M) Berhad ( seated fourth from left), accompanied by Dennis Tan, senior vice president and head of human capital of Great Eastern Life Assurance ( M) Berhad ( seated third from left), celebrating with recipients who received a total of RM1.3mil at the Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Awards ceremony last year.