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Below is our latest list of available scholarships offered by private and public organisations in Malaysia. Most of the scholarships are offered only to Malaysians while others includes scholarships for international students.


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  • Senheng Education Assistance (SEA) 2019

    Deadline: 31 May 2019

    Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd, one of the largest consumer elctronics retail chain stores in Malaysia, with over 100 outlets located across the country, is pleased to announce its Senheng Education Assistance (SEA) Program for talented & deservin...

    Expiring Soon
    31 May 2019
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  • HLF Undergraduate Scholarship 2019

    Deadline: 31 May 2019

    The Hong Leong Foundation offers scholarships to Malaysians intending to pursue further studies in Diploma or Undergraduate Degree programme. The scholarship is offered annually and the call for application starts on 1st April and ends 31st of May ea...

    Expiring Soon
    31 May 2019
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  • RCSI & UCD RUMC Scholarship 2019

    Deadline: 31 March 2019 / 31 May 2019

    RCSI & UCD are committed to supporting students who have a strong commitment to the study of medicine and for whom joining the RUMC course may not be a possibility without the assistance of a scholarship. RCSI & UCD are equally committed to r...

    Expiring Soon
    31 March 2019 / 31 May 2019
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  • Western Sydney University Bursary 2018

    Deadline: 24 May 2019 / 7 June 2019

    Support your studies with a Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus International Student Scholarship. We help students to achieve their academic ambitions and personal goals while recognising and rewarding top talent.

    24 May 2019 / 7 June 2019
  • Penang Future Foundation (PFF) Scholarship 2019

    Deadline: 20 June 2019 (5.00pm)

    Penang Future Foundation (PFF) is offering scholarships to Malaysians age 25 years or younger; and entering / currently pursuing full time first undergraduate Degree (fully accredited by MQA) in Malaysia.

    20 June 2019 (5.00pm)
  • Cagamas Scholarship Programme 2019

    Deadline: 28 June 2019

    Cagamas Berhad (Cagamas), the National Mortgage Corporation of Malaysia, was established in 1986 to promote the broader spread of house ownership and growth of the secondary mortgage market in Malaysia.

    28 June 2019
  • HELP - School Achiever Scholarship Awards (SASA) 2020

    Deadline: 30 June 2019

    HELP University, Help Academy and HELP College of Arts and Technology are pleased to offer the School Achiever Scholarship Awards (SASA). HELP University‘s Mission Statement, to help people succeed in life and to live a life of significance through...

    30 June 2019
  • Taiwan Fellowship 2020

    Deadline: 30 June 2019

    MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, Asia-Pacific region and Sinology to conduct advanced research at...

    30 June 2019
  • JPA - Program Pelajar Cemerlang 9A+ Tahun 2019

    Deadline: 30 Jun 2019

    Program Penajaan 9A+ (P9A+) tahun 2019 merupakan penajaan kepada pelajar cemerlang lepasan Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) tahun 2018 yang memperoleh keputusan A+ dalam sekurang-kurangnya sembilan (9) mata pelajaran tanpa mengambil kira gred mata pela...

    30 Jun 2019
  • OCBC Undergraduate Scholarship 2019

    Deadline: 30 June 2019

    OCBC offers bond-free scholarships to help bright and talented youths from tertiary education institutions pursue their academic dreams. As an OCBC scholar, you will take on an internship and experience what it’s like to be a part of the OCBC famil...

    30 June 2019

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Scholarship Explained

Financial Aid Providers

In Malaysia, the sponsors of financial aid come from various categories. These include scholarships and loans offered by the government, non-governmental organisations, the private sector, government-linked companies and trade associations.

Types of Financial Aid

Higher education is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime. With the increasing cost of education, planning ahead is essential to finance your education. So what are some options you can explore? Here are some common ways students seek financial aid.

  • Scholarships
    Scholarships are monetary awards given based on academic or other achievements and are non-repayable, which means you won't have to pay the money back. Scholarships are awarded by the government, non-government organisations, corporations and independent foundations.
  • Bursaries
    You may have heard people using the terms 'scholarship' and 'bursary' interchangeably, however, bursaries are usually non-competitive and automatic, and often based on financial need without emphasis on academic standing.
  • Grants
    Grants are similar to scholarships and also don't have to be repaid. The difference is that grants are often need-based while scholarships are usually merit-based. Grants are also given to students who carry out academic research projects.
  • Education Funds
    Education Funds are Scholarships or loans provided by the Government / foundation / private educational institutions / financial institutions to reduce the burden of financing a student's education expenses, whether locally or overseas.
  • Tuition Fee Waiver or Discount
    Many private higher education institutions in Malaysia offer partial or full tuition fee waivers or discounts based on merit (e.g. academic, sports, leadership roles). Recipients are often required to maintain a minimum CGPA to continue enjoying the tuition fee waiver.
  • Unit Trusts & Insurance Schemes
    These are typically investment schemes that parents undertake for several years to secure financial funding for their child's higher education.
  • Loans
    Loans are financial obligations that must be repaid. Loans are mostly provided by private sector or government bodies.

Financing for Higher Education

The cost of tertiary education does not come cheap, but it is a lifetime investment for your future. Therefore whether your parents can afford your entire or partial cost of tertiary education, you are advised to go through this pathway in order to be competitive in your career advancement. If your family cannot afford the cost, you may work while studying part-time or look for some forms of scholarship, study grant, loan or other sources of financial aid to help you to pay for your education.

Read the article on Scholarships & Study Loans for Higher Education here.