Agrobank Inks MOU With SEGi University To Provide Education Opportunities To B40 Students
KUALA LUMPUR – Agrobank and SEGi University today signed a Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in providing opportunities for deserving B40 students to further their studies in higher education.
With this MoU, both SEGi and Agrobank will provide education aid for deserving students to get their degree in Business Management (Hons) Human Resource, Business Management (Hons) Marketing, Business Management (General), Accounting & Finance as well as Information Technology.
The MoU was signed by Dato’ Wan Mohd Fadzmi Wan Othman, President/Chief Executive Officer of Agrobank and Professor Dr. Patrick Kee Peng Kong, Vice Chancellor of SEGi University. The event was witnessed by YB Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh, Minister of Higher Education, Tan Sri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal, Chairman of Agrobank and more than 200 guests. The event was held at SEGi University College in Kota Damansara, whereby SEGi University also signed MoUs with other corporate partners.
According to Dato’ Wan Mohd Fadzmi Wan Othman, “Agrobank believes that education is important to provide opportunities for individual growth and development. We are honoured that SEGi University approached us to collaborate providing opportunities to deserving and yet brilliant students who may not have to opportunities to further their studies in public universities due to intense competition.
With this collaboration, the students still have the opportunities to get bachelor degrees from SEGi University. In addition, these students will also undergo internship programme with Agrobank and get additional exposure to learn about Islamic Finance and Banking,” said Dato’ Wan Mohd Fadzmi.
Financial aid from Agrobank is in the form of zakat contribution of RM8,000 per student and they must fulfill the criteria as set by the Bank’s zakat requirement. Under this collaboration, SEGi University as well will provide scholarship in the forms of tuition fees to each student.
50 deserving students are expected to benefit from this pilot project.