Cycle & Carriage continues to provide Financial Aid to Support deserving underprivileged youths in the Automotive Field

Cycle & Carriage continues its commitment in creating exceptional journeys for its community by providing financial assistance to deserving underprivileged youths and a chance to grow their career in the automotive field. For the third year running, C&C awarded five students the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant 2021, a financial aid that offers the opportunity for technical and vocational education in the automotive sector. The award ceremony was held at Cycle & Carriage Petaling Jaya.

“Cycle & Carriage has always been committed to creating exceptional journeys and placing people at heart of our company’s vision and mission. We are constantly looking for ways to nurture the next generation of quality talents who can provide the exceptional services that we cultivate here at Cycle & Carriage. With this study grant, we are thrilled to welcome the next generation of talents to our team into the field of automotive,” quoted Mr. Thomas Tok, CEO of Cycle & Carriage.

The students who were awarded the coveted study grant that will lead to a placement at Cycle & Carriage includes Teshvinder Singh a/l Sarjit Singh, 19, Lee Kai Jing, 20, and Lim Chin Lun, 19, who are pursuing a Diploma in Automotive Technology. Meanwhile, award recipient Shamstephen a/l Arulpragasam, 19, is pursuing a City & Guilds Diploma, while Vinod Vasudevan, 20, is studying a Master Technician Course.

“I am very grateful to Cycle & Carriage for giving me this opportunity to enter the automotive industry after graduation through the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant. Although I am studying to become a technician at the moment, I am hopeful that my seamless transition into the industry and firsthand experience in the workshop of an established brand can open the pathway for me to become an engineer one day,” said Lee Kai Jing, 20, who is pursuing a Diploma in Automotive Technology.

Another award recipient, Teshvinder Singh, 19, whose ambition is also to become an engineer shared, “I was so happy when I found out that I was a recipient of the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant as I know that this opportunity to work at Cycle & Carriage will be a great stepping stone for my career. In addition to helping my family financially, my hope is that I can gain a wealth of knowledge from the exposure at Cycle & Carriage and live out my passion with a career in the automotive industry.”

The Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is part of the company’s long term corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts toward development of the marginalised community and economic growth of the local automotive scene.

“With this study grant, I know that I will have a better future and become one step closer to my goal of becoming successful in the field of automotive engineering, fueled by my love for cars,” said Shamstephen, 19.

The 2021 Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is a programme that was designed to help students from the B40 group who are keen to pursue or are already pursuing automotive studies. The grant includes a bursary of RM5,000 per annum for a maximum of 3 years. Upon completion of their studies, the students will start their career with a year-long position in C&C. Applicants of the 2021 Cycle & Carriage Study Grant must be Malaysians and of ages 16 years and above who are enrolled in an automotive training institution accredited by the Department for Skills Development (DSD) of the Ministry of Human Resources or Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).