[Borneo Post] SEGi College offers study grants to rural youths

TAPAH: SEGi Group of Colleges (SGC) is giving a total of RM5 million in Skills and Academic Grant (SAG) for rural youths to pursue Diploma in Hotel Management at its colleges.

Principal of SEGi College Sarawak, Doreen D’orville disclosed this in her opening speech at Education and Career Guidance Workshop at Tapah Community Hall here yesterday.

“Rest assured, the grants will assist students with course fees. It is specially for rural youths with at least three credits in SPM to pursue three-year Diploma in Hotel Management,” she added.

According to Doreen, the grant of RM10,000 per student will help cover part of training and tuition fees. Students with SAG may also apply for PTPTN loan to cover the full cost of study.

The college also provides students with SAG free fully furnished accommodation with cooking facilities for one year as well as free transportation to and from the hostel to campus.

The college also helps students with part-time work to prepare them for future employment in hotel, tourism, and food and beverage industry.

According to a recent press statement, the grant will enable students to be trained with relevant skillsets and academic competencies for better employability in today’s ever-changing work environment.

SGC offers a wide range of courses including Hospitality and Tourism management, Culinary and Accounting.