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MAICSA Scholarship Scheme  print
Objectives
To provide deserving students who have good academic talents but are not able to pursue professional education due to financial constraints.
To encourage graduates with good academic achievements to be trained in company secretaryship with the long term objective of creating more multidisciplinary and equipped members.
To contribute to the development and well-being of the people and the nation and to enhance the social role and responsibility of the Institute.
Eligibility
The awards are open to Malaysian citizens who are current students on the register of MAICSA.

Those students who are holders of degree, postgraduate programmes, diplomas, STPM or equivalent are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those majoring in finance, law, business administration and taxation.
Terms of Awards
During the tenure of the scholarship each recipient will receive a sum of RM6,000 per academic year for all categories of awards.

Upon the completion of the ICSA examination, the recipients will be required to service the scholarship bond by accepting appropriate appointments at the Institute. The period of the service bond shall be determined by the Scholarship Selection Panel. The Panel shall have the discretion to waive the service bond on a case-to-case basis.
Conditions of the Award
The recipients are required to complete all modules of the ICSA examination within the prescribed time frame. In the event of failure to complete the ICSA examination within the prescribed time frame and no extension is granted by the Scholarship Selection Panel, the scholarship shall be converted to loans, payable partly or wholly, in accordance with the duration taken to complete the ICSA examination.

The recipients are required to attend full time classes at colleges approved by the Scholarship Selection Panel.

Applicants must not be currently receiving scholarships or financial aid from other educational institutions or organisations.
Method of Application
Applications should be made on prescribed application forms obtainable from the Secretariat.

No candidate shall be awarded a scholarship without an interview by the Scholarship Selection Panel.

The cost of travel to this interview will be borne by the candidates.
Acceptance of Offer
The recipients will be required to execute scholarship agreements and be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the awards.
Disqualification and Termination
A recipient may be disqualified if he/she violates or fails to adhere to any of the Terms and Conditions of the award. On disqualification, any benefits or rights that the recipient enjoys will be withdrawn and the award terminated.

In the event of disqualification, the recipient must reimburse the full sum paid to him/her by instalments, the amount of such instalments to be determined by the Scholarship Selection Panel. The first instalment shall be made immediately following the termination of the scholarship.