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ASTRO Scholarship Award February 21, 2007

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ASTRO ALL ASIA NETWORKS plc (ASTRO) is the region’s leading cross-media operator with direct-to-home satellite television services in Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. It is also the leading commercial radio broadcaster in Malaysia and a major publisher of TV guides and lifestyle magazines. ASTRO has formed joint ventures in other countries to launch new broadcasting, multimedia and Internet services.

The Group has strategic alliances with leading software developers and content producers to jointly develop both technology and content to provide satellite-delivers, broadband, IP enhanced multimedia and interactive services over multiple platforms across the Asia Pacific region.

AREAS OF STUDY
Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees in Malaysia

Bachelor / Master of Engineering, Computer Science or Science related to media and broadcast technology including Computer Graphics.

Bachelor / Master of Arts in Mass Communications, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology and related courses in Humanities.
Undergraduate Degrees Overseas

Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Acting, Design, Production) in National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia (NIDA) or any other reputable school of dramatic art.

Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science or Science related to media and broadcast technology including Computer Graphics.
The Astro Scholarship Awards are applicable to all accredited local and foreign universities and institutions for tertiary education.

Online Application Forms :
The Astro Scholarship application must be submitted online. No mail-in application will be accepted.

APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED

2007 INTAKE The Astro Scholarship application window will reopened on the listed dates below.

1st May 2007 to 31st May 2007 (for foreign universities and institutions except Australia/New Zealand) – Undergraduate programmes

1st June 2007 to 30th June 2007 (for Malaysian universities and institutions) – Undergraduate programmes
1st May 2007 to 31st May 2007 (for Malaysian universities and institutions) – Graduate programmes

1st November 2007 to 30th Nov 2007 (foreign universities and institutions, e.g. Australia/New Zealand) – Undergraduate programmes

EligibilityThe Astro Scholarship Award(s) is offered by Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd (“Astro”) to any Malaysian citizen aged 35 and below (at time of application submission), who is a qualified Astro Subscriber (as defined below).

Anyone applying for the Astro Scholarship Award(s) to pursue a degree course in Malaysia must, at time of application submission, have gained admission into local universites which are recognised by the Civil Service Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia) to pursue a full time undergraduate or graduate degree programme in the discipline of (i) Engineering, (ii) Computer Science, (iii) Science (iv) Humanities and (v) Performing Arts that are related to the media and broadcasting industry.

Anyone applying for the Astro Scholarship Award(s) to pursue a degree course at foreign universities need not fulfil the condition of having gained admission into the universities at time of application submission.

Definition: Astro Subscriber is defined as an individual (or their immediate family members – legal spouse and legal children) aged 35 and below who is currently an Astro subscriber and has been subscribing to the Astro service for a minimum period of one (1) year prior to the date of the application submission date and maintains a good payment record for his/her Astro subscription account.

Scholarship CoverageThe Astro Scholarship Award (s) will cover tuition and lodging, medical and health insurance, travel and internship expenses

How to applyThe Astro Scholarship application must be submitted online. No mail-in application will be accepted. Please visit ASTRO for details

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