|[March 20, 2013]
Malaysia's TCMH Offer Ten NTD$89,490 Scholarships to Taiwan's NCKU Students
TAINAN, Taiwan --(Business Wire)--
With a preference for students from National Cheng Kung University
(NCKU) College of Engineering, Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (TCMH), a
Malaysia-based investment holding company, arrived at NCKU to look for
The company offers scholarships to 10 Malaysian students at NCKU, where
each will receive a total of NTD$89,490 per semester and will be given
the opportunity to serve as a management associate of TCMH right after
graduation. The deadline for scholarship application is Mar. 31.
NCKU Alumni Association Center Director Shyh-Yu Shaw revealed, "TCMH has
already reached an agreement on forming collaborations with NCKU last
year," adding that Tan Chong Motor Holdings is Malaysia's biggest car
manufacturer and a large number of talent are needed for the growing
Dr. Lim Weng Khuan, Senior General Manager PA to Chaiman TCMH, said
that NCKU is known to be the best college of engineering in Taiwan and
thus the company comes to NCKU to seek talent. Last year, NCKU has
recommended graduated students to work at Tan Chong Motor Holdings.
As for the qualification of scholarship, Dr. Lim indicated that if
students have accepted the scholarship offered by their company,
students can no longer accept scholarships offered by other companies.
He also emphasized on the importance of internship, scholarship holders
are encouraged to undergo internship every year in order to learn
related skills and the company's corporate culture.
Dr. Paul Leow, Senior General Manager CRM & Learning TCMH, noted that
TCMH established in 1957 is one of the largest motor vehicle assembly,
sales and distribution conglomerate in Southeast Asia. Occupying a
pivotal position in the Asian vehicle market, car brands including
Subaru, Nissan, Mitsubishi (News - Alert) Fuso and others entered the Southeast Asia
market through Tan Chong Motor Holdings.
Other than vehicle manufacturing, this conglomerate is also involved in
a diversified business portfolio including commercial advertising,
manufacturing, real estate property, trade and investment and so on,
setting up branches in every country in the Southeast Asian region.
"Most importantly, Tan Chong Motor Holdings are offering scholarships
and internship opportunities to nurture automobile professionals," Leow
The company also organizes knowledge and technological exchange related
to the mechanical and business areas with NCKU teaching staff, and thus
establishing industry-academia collaboration.
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