Cycle & Carriage Study Grant Provides Aid And Opportunity To Aspiring Youth
Cycle & Carriage recently awarded 5 students with the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant. For the 3rd consecutive year, Cycle & Carriage continues its commitment in providing aid to deserving youth and giving them the opportunity to have an exceptional journey as they grow their career in the automotive field. The Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is a financial aid for technical and vocational education in the automotive sector.
“Cycle & Carriage has always been committed to creating exceptional journeys and placing people at heart of our company’s vision and mission. We are constantly looking for ways to nurture the next generation of quality talents who can provide the exceptional services that we cultivate here at Cycle & Carriage. With this study grant, we are thrilled to welcome the next generation of talents to our team into the field of automotive,” said Mr. Thomas Tok, CEO of Cycle & Carriage.
The students who received the study grant will also receive a placement at Cycle & Carriage. The recipients of the 2021 grant are Teshvinder Singh a/l Sarjit Singh (19), Lee Kai Jing (20), and Lim Chin Lun (19) who are pursuing a Diploma in Automotive Technology. Additionally, Shamstephen a/l Arulpragasam (19) is pursuing a City & Guilds Diploma, while Vinod Vasudevan (20) is studying a Master Technician Course.
“I am very grateful to Cycle & Carriage for giving me this opportunity to enter the automotive industry after graduation through the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant. Although I am studying to become a technician at the moment, I am hopeful that my seamless transition into the industry and firsthand experience in the workshop of an established brand can open the pathway for me to become an engineer one day,” commented Lee Kai Jing.
Meanwhile, Teshvinder Singh whose ambition is also to become an engineer shared, “I was so happy when I found out that I was a recipient of the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant as I know that this opportunity to work at Cycle & Carriage will be a great stepping stone for my career. In addition to helping my family financially, my hope is that I can gain a wealth of knowledge from the exposure at Cycle & Carriage and live out my passion with a career in the automotive industry.”
“With this study grant, I know that I will have a better future and become one step closer to my goal of becoming successful in the field of automotive engineering, fueled by my love for cars,” said Shamstephen.
The Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is part of the company’s long term corporate social responsibility (CSR) toward development of the marginalised community as well as the growth of the local automotive scene.
The 2021 Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is a programme that is designed to help students from the B40 group who are keen to pursue, or are already pursuing, automotive studies. The grant includes a bursary of RM5,000 per annum for a maximum of 3 years. Upon completion of their studies, the students will start their career with a year-long position in C&C. The Cycle & Carriage Study Grant is open to Malaysian citizens aged 16 years and above who are enrolled in an automotive training institution accredited by the Department for Skills Development (DSD) of the Ministry of Human Resources or Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).