Press Releases

16 August 2019
Kuala Lumpur, 16 August 2019 – The Merdeka Award Trust announced today that five exceptional young Malaysians will receive the prestigious Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2019.

The recipients are Dr Mohd Azri Ab Rani, 35,  Juliana Ooi Sue May, 34, Dr Yanny Marliana  Baba Ismail, 33, Feng Ying Xing, 29 and Chrishen R. Gomez, 25.

19 March 2019
The Merdeka Award Trust is pleased to announce that the 2019 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment is now open for application.
 
The Grant aims to identify and recognise outstanding young Malaysians whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence, and support their journey to become young leaders who are driven to make a positive difference to Malaysia and the lives of Malaysians.
19 March 2019
The 2nd ASM Merdeka Meeting 2019 was organised by ASM’s Southern Chapter in collaboration with the Merdeka Award Secretariat. Malaysia’s bright young scientists had the opportunity to engage with five Merdeka Laureates together with three Guest Experts on one platform to foster scientific exchange, building a mentor-mentee relationship between these generations.
03 December 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 3 December 2018 – The Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2018, today announced the selection of three outstanding research proposals that will allow the Grant recipients to enrich their learning and research experience.

12 October 2018
Seventeen portrait paintings and illustrations from the PETRONAS Art Collection are currently on display at Sabah Art Gallery, here, capturing the individual qualities of Merdeka Award recipients and honouring their dedication and commitment to society.


03 September 2018
Seven distinguished individuals were honoured with the prestigious 2018 Merdeka Award for their inspiring achievements and outstanding contributions to the nation and the people of Malaysia.
16 October 2013
The Board of Trustees of the Merdeka Award Trust announced Wednesday that it has accorded five eminent Malaysians the 2013 Merdeka Award, for their outstanding and lasting contributions in their respective fields to the nation and the people of Malaysia
28 June 2013
The Board of Trustees of the Merdeka Award today announced it had awarded two eminent young Malaysians grants for short-term programmes under its Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment.
04 October 2012, By Merdeka Award
24 April 2012, By The Merdeka Award Secretariat
Exceptional opportunity for an outstanding young Malaysian to pursue short-term attachment at a world-renowned institution
22 March 2012, By Merdeka Award Trust
The Founding Members of the Merdeka Award Trust are delighted to inform that His Royal Highness Raja Dr Nazrin Shah Ibni Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, Crown Prince of Perak Darul Ridzuan, has graciously consented to accept the invitation to assume the role of Chairman of the Merdeka Award Board of Trustees.
12 October 2011, By The Merdeka Award Secretariat
The Merdeka Award, the nation’s highest award for excellence, was recently presented to three eminent Malaysians for their outstanding and lasting contributions to the nation and the people of Malaysia in their respective fields.
10 October 2011, By The Merdeka Award Secretariat
Today, three eminent Malaysians were presented the Merdeka Award, the nation’s highest award for excellence, by its Patron, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
22 August 2011, By The Merdeka Award Secretariat
The Board of Trustees of Merdeka Award is pleased to announce today that it will accord three eminent Malaysians the 2011 Merdeka Award, for their outstanding and lasting contributions to the nation and the people of Malaysia in their respective fields.


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