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Six scholarships being offered for tertiary studies

NBPOL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sime Darby Plantation Bhd. The philanthropic arm of Sime Darby is known as Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) http://www.yayasansimedarby.com

YSD began its international scholarship programme in Papua New Guinea in 2015, by offering promising students the chance to pursue tertiary education locally and in Malaysia. To date YSD has awarded scholarships to 21 PNG students.

Six new scholarships are now being offered. One will include a scholarship to an outstanding first year students at the PNG University of Technology (UNITECH) to pursue undergraduate studies at a top university in Malaysia for four years in the fields of mechanical or electrical engineering. The other five scholarships will be awarded to PNG students to pursue undergraduate and diploma studies at selected universities, including University of Natural Resources and Environment (UNRE), UNITECH, University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and Divine Word University, in the fields of agriculture, engineering and human resources.

Applications are open from the 22nd November until 13th December 2019. Application forms can be obtained from all NBPOL HR offices, the links below or by emailing scholarships@nbpol.com


  1. International Scholarship Application Form

  2. Local Scholarship Application Form