Malaysia’s TCMH Offer Ten NTD$89,490 Scholarships to Taiwan’s NCKU Students

  Malaysia’s TCMH Offer Ten NTD$89,490 Scholarships to Taiwan’s NCKU Students

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TAINAN, Taiwan -- March 20, 2013

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 talent

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 market.

Dr. Lim Weng Khuan, Senior General Manager PA to Chairman 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 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 added.

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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