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The School Leadership Development Programme is open to all Form 1 students who have proven excellent Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) results and outstanding achievements in extra-curricular activities.


University Leadership Development Programme, or ULDP in short, is a fifteen-day ‘summer camp’ style leadership development programme for Malaysian undergraduates.

Young CEO Development Programme, or YCDP in short, is a two-year leadership development programme for Malaysian young professionals.

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The School Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) is a five-year programme in partnership with Kolej Yayasan Saad (KYS) in Melaka, open for Malaysian secondary 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.


Application period: 1st August to 20th September 2018

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

The programme 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.

Reasons for joining

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

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Who can 

  • *Not applicable to employees of Axiata Group of Companies

  • **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 2018 Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) trial examinations.

  • Oustanding achievements in extra-curricular activities


  • Priority will be given to applicants from low-income and sub-urban families
  • Application must be submitted online on Kolej Yayasan Saad website. To apply, logon to

How the

  • Step 1: Online Application

    Apply at Screening and shortlisting by Axiata Foundation based on an internal selection criteria
  • Step 2: Entrance Exam

    Administered by KYS and to be shortlisted by Axiata Foundation based on an internal selection criteria
  • Step 3: Residence Based Selection (RBS)

    Selection camp administered by KYS and to be shortlisted by Axiata Foundation based on an internal selection criteria
  • Step 4: Scholarships Offer

    Final offering is within the discretion of Axiata Foundation

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