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Granting 10th Year Scholarship of Yayasan Beasiswa Marubeni to Sriwijaya University

Tuesday, 06 March 2018


Marubeni Corporation has committed to continue to fulfill corporate’s responsibilities as a member of the international community by providing stronger financial assistance for education purposes in Indonesia in the form of a scholarship through “Yayasan Beasiswa Marubeni” or hereinafter referred to as (“YBM”) which was founded in 1999. The scholarship is an application of Marubeni Corporation’s corporate social responsibility (“CSR”), which reflects YBM’s commitment to support the students who have financial difficulty but having good academic achievement as well as to strengthen its social contribution to Indonesia. The election of Sriwijaya University (“University”) as scholarship recipient university becomes very important for Marubeni Corporation because Sriwijaya University will be our strategic partner due to the location of the university is located in the center of South Sumatra province, where there are two subsidiaries of Marubeni Corporation in Palembang, PT Tanjung Enim Lestari, engaged in the pulp and paper industry, and PT Musi Hutan Persada, is engaged in Forest Plant Industry.

This January 31, 2018 marks the tenth year of scholarship granting to the University by Marubeni Corporation. Since 2008, YBM has helped hundreds of graduates from the University. YBM has decided to give the scholarship for the University amounted IDR 5 million per student annualy. It was given to 25 students and disbursed quarterly. The decision is taken to strengthen Marubeni’s commitment to build a good human resources through the education support, especially in Indonesia.

YBM intends to support and keep the spirit of the students to study and learn in order to make them finish their study on schedule. The academic achievement of the students is also being encouraged in order to increase the students’ quality of the University and the Indonesian’s young people in general. The scholarship is symbolically given by the Chairman of Advisory Board of YBM as well as the President Director of PT. Marubeni Indonesia, Mr. Tomofumi Fukuda, accompanied by the Treasury of YBM as well as the Risk Management Director of PT Marubeni Indonesia, Mr. Shinichiro Kido.