Organisers aim for bigger event next year due to overwhelming response
Country Garrden Pacificview (CGPV) has provided RM370,000 for the new Forest City-UTM Future Force Scholarship Award. This CSR initiative will be the company’s first step towards enhancing education opportunities for local Malaysians.
The three year collaboration agreement was signed between the two parties; where ten undergraduates from UTM will be awarded RM5,000 each semester beginning from this year.
“It was in line with Forest City’s 3-prong localisation strategy, in which this education initiative will help both enhance local human capital and talent development whilst ensuring to benefit local Malaysians as a whole,” said Country Garden Malaysia and Forest City Director of Strategy, Ng Zhu Hann.
He added that it is the company’s vision to create value and give priority to local graduates, especially from the B40 segment in its recruiting efforts, aimed at empowering and grooming talents to be able to contribute to the Malaysia economy and society.
The recipients of the Forest City-UTM Future Force Scholarship Award were Anisya Anis binti Sariff, Nazita binti Yunos from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and Zachary Chong, Carey Tai and Syuib Hassan from the Faculty of Built Environment & Surveying.
“UTM will give opportunities to our bright students to garner experience from the CGPV and hone their skills. Hopefully UTM students will be able to deliver the best achievements thought their scholarship,” said UTM vice-chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar.