U Mobile collaborates with Ministry of Communications and Multimedia to empower academic excellence in local university students

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U Mobile collaborates with Ministry of Communications and Multimedia to empower academic excellence in local university students

U Mobile collaborated with the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia to empower bright young minds of the future by granting the “U Excellence” Academic Award scholarships to top local students from University of Malaya.

This collaboration aims to institute an annual scholarship to recognize students who have accomplished academic achievements beyond expectations. The “U Excellence” Academic Award is the first telco-backed award in Malaysia to offer scholarship to local university students.

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In time with Hari Raya Celebration, U Mobile takes the opportunity to announce the “U Excellence” Academic Award. Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Panglima Salleh Said Keruak, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia and Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Agriculture & Agro based Industry accompanied by CEO of U Mobile, Wong Heang Tuck, handed over the certificate to the ten exemplary final-year students from Malaysia’s most prestigious university – University of Malaya. Each student was granted with RM 5,000 as a recognition to their achievement.

These students come from a wide range of educational background including Economics, Education, Arts and Social Science. Each of the students have performed exceptionally well in their fields with an average CGPA of 3.5 and above in their final year.

Photo-1Priority of the award was given to students coming from underprivileged backgrounds to reward their hard work in the face of adversity. The students were selected not only for their academic success but also demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and strong participation in extra-curricular activities.

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has a strong focus on building a nation that is harmonious and intelligent through the development of knowledgeable, creative and innovative citizens. Coupled with U Mobile’s value to empower consumers to succeed, the two have come together to give the chance for young adults to further develop their own excellence.

U Mobile’s decision to support education of the leaders of tomorrow is one of the company’s many initiatives to give back to the community and improving the country. U Mobile believes in the importance of nation building and looks to nurture the youths of today to their best capacity.

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