KUCHING (Aug 19): Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) has sponsored the tertiary instruction of 301 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia 2020 large achievers at Universiti Teknologi Petronas and other primary community and overseas universities.
It had allotted much more than RM120 million for the sponsorship this 12 months below the Petronas Schooling Sponsorship Programme (PESP).
The sponsorship has also been prolonged to include disciplines these types of as Biochemistry, Organization Administration (Marketing and Trading) as well Environmental Science to support Petronas’ cleaner vitality and sustainability agenda.
Petronas Senior Vice President of Team Human Resource Management Farehana Hanapiah mentioned even with the uncertainties introduced about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the corporation remained steadfast in investing in schooling and human funds development to guarantee a sustainable pipeline of able leaders and knowledgeable workforce.
“Petronas’ dedication to enrich our expertise pool continues regardless of the present challenging international economic surroundings. It is an energy that we have been driving for the earlier 46 decades. We think in the electric power and worth of training in uplifting life and progressing the country ahead.
“We have personalized a amount of improvement programmes for our learners even though they are in university as finding out ought to not only be sure by the tutorial syllabus in the classroom. To enter the workforce, we be expecting them to be agile and adaptable, in particular to issues this kind of as what we are at present likely by,” Farehana said in a press assertion.
This year’s PESP recipients had been picked from a lot more than 10,000 candidates throughout Malaysia.
Adhering to the Covid-19 motion limits, Petronas completely executed the variety course of action on the internet for the second consecutive calendar year for all shortlisted candidates, in collaboration with the Ministry of Instruction and point out authorities.
Apart from tutorial accomplishment, PESP also emphasises on differentiated aim, essential abilities and mindsets between its recipients, encouraging a tradition that enables agility and innovation to get ready them for a fast-shifting work landscape.
Since 1975, much more than 37,000 Malaysians have benefited from the PESP with in excess of RM3.3 billion worthy of of schooling sponsorships to pursue bigger instruction in a variety of disciplines at foremost nearby universities as properly as top establishments in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.