What is Scholarship Benchmark Test (SBT)?
Scholarships2u.com is proud to launch the Scholarship Benchmark Test (SBT) in Malaysia to cater for the needs of students that are seeking scholarships to study in school, college, or university both locally and overseas.
Students of all levels are invited to participate in the Scholarship Benchmark Test (SBT) so that they can gauge their level of ability and ranking percentile to potentially qualify for scholarship awards.
The Scholarship Benchmark Test is an internationally administered program of assessments developed by Edutest that will equip students with knowledge and understanding of their percentile ranking. The SBT report can be included as an addition to their portfolio and potentially increase their chances when applying for a scholarship if they score well.
Scholarship Benchmark Test (SBT) is accepted by all institutions listed on Scholarships2u.com and it meets the same eligibility requirement as Edutest Scholarship Examination. Students can sit for Scholarship Benchmark Test as an individual assessment; and with the result can select to apply to institutions listed on Scholarships2u.com. Our educational counselors are available to provide in-depth programmes information on offers from these institutions.
Benefits of Scholarship Benchmark Test for Students
Students undertaking the SBT receive individual reports that pinpoint their percentile ranking compared with all students that sit for the test. These reports will then be sent to the institutions that you nominate for scholarship application. ALL institutions listed on Scholarships2u.com website accept this report
Students can also use the report as part of their portfolio to enhance their chances of getting scholarships when applying to other institutions as well, especially if their ranking percentile is high.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded depending on the student’s performance.
A set of comprehensive and quality reports is prepared for each school, college or university that is nominated by the student for scholarship consideration.
Scholarship Benchmark Test and Reports
SBT are qualifying tests designed to identify students with exceptional abilities, on top of additional criteria that the institution may require.
The level of difficulty for a SBT test exceeds normal entrance or achievement tests that students are often subjected to in school. The tests are designed to be rigorous, demanding the ability for critical thinking on a higher level. They are timed tests to assess the performance level of each individual student.
Click on image for a sample of Scholarship Benchmark Test Student’s Report
Click on image for a sample of Scholarship Benchmark Test Student’s Achievement Certificate
When registering for the test, please ensure that you key in the correct year level that you are currently studying in, and also the year level of tests that you will be sitting for.
A Year Level Guide is provided as HERE for your easy reference.
The Scholarship Benchmark Test is comprised of Ability tests and Achievement tests.
The Ability tests
Ability tests are designed to measure a child’s ability to think, reason and solve problems, without necessarily relying on prior knowledge. Ability generally predicts how quickly a child will be able to learn and the level of complexity that they can comfortably deal with.
Achievement tests are designed to measure actual achievement or performance in some key academic areas. Achievement scores are influenced by a child’s ability, as well as the application and practise of knowledge that has been learned.
|Test||Test Format||Time (Min)|
|Ability Tests||Verbal Reasoning||Measures the ability to think and reason using words and language. This includes vocabulary, word relationships, classification and deduction.||30|
|Numerical Reasoning||Measures the ability to think and reason using numbers. This includes series, matrices, arithmetical reasoning and deduction.||30|
|Achievement Tests||Reading Comprehension||Measures the capacity to read and interpret meaning from written passages, as well as correct, complete and punctuate sentences.||30|
|Mathematics||Measures year-level appropriate mathematical knowledge, including items tapping numbers, measurement, algebra, space and data.||30|
Terms and Conditions of Testing
1. Test reports will be given to students showing their percentile ranking level
2. No disputes will be entertained, the institution reserves all rights to award their scholarships
3. While information on test dates/venue will be provided via email, it is the responsibility of the student to check with us and turn up for the test
4. No refunds will be entertained once student/parent has registered for the test
Scholarship Benchmark Test-Events & Activities
Students that participate in the SBT test will be invited to attend future scholarship talks or events organized by Scholarships2u.com.
Scholarship Benchmark Test Fee & Schedule
|Test Fee||AUD$80 (approximately RM250) per test|
|Exam||Scholarship Benchmark Test|
|Category||School, College, University|
|Country||Australia; Malaysia; UK|
|Scholarship Exam Date||Monthly Test Schedule (TBA)|
|Exam Venue||Redynamics Asia Sdn Bhd
Phileo Damansara 1, Petaling Jaya
(Next to Eastin Hotel)