Saturday, May 16, 2009

Public Forum on JPA Scholarship

Read about all the renewed controversy over the JPA scholarships recently?

Well, in the light of the neverending controversy over the award of government scholarships by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) of the Prime Minister's Department, DAP will be holding a forum/dialogue session to obtain feedback from:

* aggrieved students
* current and former local and overseas scholars
* academics
* the general public

The forum/dialogue will be held as follows:

JPA Scholarships – Seeking A Fair & Equitable Policy
Venue: KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall
Date: 19th May 2009 (Tuesday)
Time: 8.00 pm

The panelists will include:

* Lim Kit Siang, DAP Parliamentary Leader and MP for Ipoh Timor,
* Anthony Loke Siew Fook, MP for Rasah and DAPSY Chief,
* Tony Pua, MP for Petaling Jaya Utara,
* Dr Dzulkifli Ahmad, PAS Research Centre Director and MP for Kuala Selangor
* Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Selangor ADUN for Seri Setia

Dr Goh Cheng Teik, eminent academic, former deputy minister and interviewer for Harvard University admission programme in Malaysia will also be a special guest for the evening.

In addition, for students and scholars who are not able to make it for the forum (e.g., if you are overseas or if you live outstation, you are welcome to submit written submissions to the panel. Please write to: dapscholarship (at) rocketmail (dot) com.

Please forward details of the above forum to all parties concerned, especially those who have failed to secure scholarships despite outstanding results. We will be making a compilation of the complaints, appeals and suggestions made during the evening.

1 comment:

Bangsa Cina Malaysia said...

there is not a part of this country that is clean neat and in orderly fashion...NS is no exception.....

i have been telling all DAP state assemblymen to organize more gotong royong and win the hearts of the rakyat but it has fallen on deaf ears.

come next general election DAP will lose like shit...

we voted for changes but where are the changes..

except charles santiago the king of gotong royong..he knows how to win over new customers/voters...