Axiata – School Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) 2017


Deadline 11 September 2017
Organisation Type Private Sector / Organisation
Fund Type Scholarship
Study Local or Abroad? Local


The School Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) is a 5-year program open to all Year 6 primary school students who are looking to gain the upper hand over their peers in terms of the development of their critical skills and command of leadership competencies.

SLDP is the first track of leadership development track in Axiata Young Talent Programme (AYTP).

The program which incorporates the AYTP curriculum – in the form of experiential workshops, community projects, online learning, personal reflection, coaching, and mentoring – is designed to complement academics.

About Kolej Yayasan Saad (KYS)

A private, fully residential school founded in 1995, Kolej Yayasan Saad (KYS) marked as a “Centre of Excellence”, prides itself for producing straight-A students for both Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations year after year. KYS conducts a yearly selection process that consists of aptitude tests, interviews, and presentations to ensure an exclusive selection of only the best performing students in Malaysia.


The School Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) scholarship (Full/Partial)* will cover five years of secondary school education, subject to Axiata Foundation’s terms and conditions. The coverage includes school fees, text books, school uniforms, and a laptop**. A non-curriculum fund will also be provided to encourage student participation in school based extra-curricular activities.

In addition to the school related fees, Axiata Foundation will also bear the full cost of SLDP initiatives.

*Full/Partial scholarship is subject to eligibility and household income.
**Subject to terms and conditions.

  • You will enhance your critical skills – skills such as communication, critical thinking, and creativity.
  • It is an opportunity for you to build a lasting relationship with other top students at National Secondary School level.
  • It is a chance for you to improve your leadership skills through a series of intensive development programs which includes community projects, workshops, and many other challenges!
  • Be part of an exceptional AYTP alumni association once you’ve completed the program.

Criteria: Who Can Apply

  • *Malaysian citizenship or Permanent Resident

    *Children of employees of Axiata Group Berhad and any of its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply.

  • **Minimum 4As 2Bs in Ujian Percubaan Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) trial examinations

    ** To apply, students must have at least 6As or 5As 1B or 4As 2Bs (Core Subjects: Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, and Science) in the recent 2017 Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) trial examinations.

  • Oustanding achievements in extra-curricular activities

Priority will be given to applicants from low-income and suburban families.

The application must be submitted online on Axiata Foundation website. Submission through non-Axiata Foundation website is not valid.

The Selection Process

Step 1: Online Application

Screening and shortlisting by Axiata Foundation based on internal selection criteria.

Step 2: Entrance Exam

Administered by KYS and to be shortlisted by Axiata Foundation based on internal selection criteria.

Step 3: Residence Based Assessment

Selection camp administered by KYS and to be shortlisted by Axiata Foundation based on internal selection criteria.

Step 4: Scholarships Offer

The final offering is within the discretion of Axiata Foundation.

How To Apply?

Applications open from 8 August to 11 September 2017.

Click here to apply now!

Frequently Asked Questions

To view FAQ on general questions, click HERE.

To view FAQ on application criteria, click HERE.

To view FAQ on curriculum, click HERE.