Nelson Ng Jia Jun is the founder of ProjectEd, an NGO which strives to tackle education inequality in Malaysia. Growing up in a fishing village, Ng secured a prestigious Yayasan Khazanah scholarship to pursue MEng Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Southampton after being unsuccessful in his initial JPA application. Humbled by his experience and opportunities, Ng established ProjectEd, urging those with a scholarship to contribute RM45 monthly from their allowance into this student-led scholarship fund, thus empowering underprivileged students in their pursuit of tertiary education dreams. Through digital mentorships, scholarships funding, and educational workshops, Ng hopes that these initiatives can distribute resources and allow scholars to help fellow students in education and aspiration.

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