THE Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Prime Minister’s Office, has announced that His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to award scholarships under the ‘Skim Biasiswa Teknikal Dan Vokasional (BPTC) Di Institusi Pengajian Swasta Dalam Negeri’ under the Human Resource Development Fund for the seventh intake, September 2014 session.
Successful applicants will be pursuing their studies at six local institutions: Kemuda Institute, Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology, Laksamana College of Business, Micronet International College, Kolej International Graduate Studies and the BICPA-FTMS Accountancy Academy (BICPA).
Fulfilling the requirements of the scheme, 1,287 applicants are being awarded this scholarship.
Of this, the highest number of recipients is in the Certificate Level (Skill Certificate 2, Skill Certificate 3 and International Certificate) with a percentage of 48 per cent. This is followed by Diploma Level at 36 per cent, Higher National Diploma Level (HND) at 13 per cent, and lastly, the Higher National Certificate Level (HNC) at three per cent.
Successful applicants are required to collect their award letters at Dewan Baru, 1st floor of Sekolah Tinggi Perempuan Raja Isteri (STPRI) on September 25 from 8am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 4pm. They need to bring their identity card.
To view the list of successful applicants, visit the JPKE website at www.depd.gov.bn.