Kuala Lumpur, 2 November 2007
HLB awards three deserving undergraduates under the ABM 50th Merdeka Scholarship Presentation
Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLBB) in conjunction with the ABM 50th Merdeka Scholarship Presentation recently awarded three deserving undergraduates withscholarships worth RM30, 000.
The ABM 50th Merdeka Scholarship Presentation, a joint programme between ABM (The Association of Banks in Malaysia) and the eleven council banks of whichHLBB is a member, was set up specifically for the 50th Merdeka Celebrations.
"We are very proud to have the opportunity to help some of the deserving final year undergraduates who have applied for the 50th Merdeka Scholarship," saysYvonne Chia, Group Managing Director of HLBB. "Furthermore, we see this as an extension of the Hong Leong Group and Bank’s tradition of grantingscholarships annually to students from the public and to our employee’s children, to provide financial support for their higher education."
The three deserving recipients Cik Nurul Ain bte Surip (UITM), Ms. Sharmila Nair d/o Naraiyanan (UPM) and Ms. Lee Ping Yin (UUM) all received scholarshipsof RM10, 000 each which will cover their course expenses and tuition fees for their final year.
"In Hong Leong Bank, we believe that people make the difference in our organization, and through these scholarships, we hope that we have made a differenceto the students’ future as well," added Chia. "We would also like to wish the recipients our heartiest congratulations and success in their studies andcareers in the future."
Press Release - 02/11/2007