The British American Tobacco Malaysia Foundation’s beginnings can be traced back to 1983 when the former Malaysian Tobacco Company Foundation was first established to formalise the Company's active involvement in providing financial assistance to talented Malaysian students pursuing higher education, an involvement which dates back to 1956.
The Foundation was established with the clear objective to receive and administer funds for education, scientific and charitable purposes.
Today, the British American Tobacco Malaysia Foundation provides scholarships to:
British American Tobacco Malaysia Employees
British American Tobacco Malaysia Employees’ Children
SMART programme retailers
Exclusive Distributor Employees' Children
Retailers Community (as listed below)
Federation of Sundry Goods Merchants Associations of Malaysia
Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association
Malaysian Muslim Wholesellers and Retailers Association
Malaysian Indian Restaurant Owners Association
Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association
Under this scholarship programme, successful applicants from the above categories can be awarded* up to RM8,500/per annum for degree courses, RM5,000/per annum for diploma courses and RM3,000/per annum for certificate courses in any field in an institution of higher learning in Malaysia.
Our scholarships application forms are available for download.
- British American Tobacco Malaysia Employees’ Children Scholarship (1,728 kb)
- Retailers Community Scholarship (1,756 kb)
- SMART Scholarship (1,609 kb)
- Exclusive Distributors Employees' Children Scholarship (8,716 kb)
Over the years, more than 2,800 students have benefited from the British American Tobacco Malaysia Foundation's various education aid programme with an estimated investment of RM18 million. Many of these scholars have gone on to accomplish great success both in academia and in the corporate world; to meet the challenges of Malaysia's future, both in the local and international arena.
*Terms & Conditions apply