Cycle & Carriage announces 2021 Youth Study Grant

Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad, the leading dealer of Mercedes-Benz in Malaysia, announces that its flagship study grant for youths is now open for application. In its third year, the grant aims to benefit local youths interested in a career in the automotive sector by supporting their access to quality technical and vocational education. Cycle & Carriage will be awarding the grants to deserving individuals for 2021.

"Talented individuals form the bedrock of our promise to deliver exceptional journeys. For that reason, we believe strongly in planting the seeds for the next generation of industry professionals. Each recipient deserves the support to help fuel their academic and professional career. We are ready to welcome talented individuals into our network, including a confirmed placement at Cycle & Carriage upon graduation," said Wilfrid Foo, CEO of Cycle & Carriage.

The study grant is part of Cycle & Carriage's ongoing commitment to the social development of the local community and the nation's technical and vocational education. Since its inception in 2019, Cycle & Carriage's study grant has launched the careers of 10 individuals.

Applications are now open for those who meet the following criteria:
1, Malaysian youths aged 16 years and above
2. Currently enrolled in or have secured a placement in an automotive course within a skills training institution accredited by the Department for Skills Development (DSD) of the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) or Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).
3. Applicants must also possess a minimum credit in English and Mathematics either at the Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3), Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) level.
4. From a household with a monthly income of RM4,850 and below.

Successful recipients will receive a bursary of up to RM 5,000 for a maximum of three years of study. Grant recipients will also receive internship opportunities during the semester break and career placement with Cycle & Carriage.

Interested applicants may apply through from now until 31st August 1021.