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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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  • IJM Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 16 May 2021
    THE SCHOLARSHIP is offered to help develop, nurture and raise Malaysian talents. Through this Scholarship, aspiring young Malaysians are given the opportunity to develop their full potential, fulfil their aspirations, and contribute towards nation-bu...
    Expiring Soon
    16 May 2021
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  • Gamuda Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 16 May 2021
    Through the Gamuda Scholarship, we identify and aid outstanding Malaysians to complete their tertiary education at the best local universities (Public / Private / Foreign University Malaysia Campus).
    Expiring Soon
    16 May 2021
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  • KPT - ASEAN-China Young Leaders Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 17 May 2021
    The ASEAN-China Young Leaders Scholarship Program (ACYLS) is an initiative in response to the call of the Leaders of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and ASEAN Member States (AMS) to increase people-to-people exchanges, strengthen educational c...
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    17 May 2021
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  • PAM Inovar Scholarship Award 2021

    Deadline: 22 May 2021
    Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia is inviting students from the following Universities or any others LAM Accredited Malaysian University who are eligible for this Scholarship Award to submit the application. The scholarship is open to PAM Student Members pu...
    Expiring Soon
    22 May 2021
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  • Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 31 May 2021
    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...
    31 May 2021
  • BBGS - Elena Cooke Education Fund 2021

    Deadline: 31 May 2021
    SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) and UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) students who have received their examination results are invited to apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance.
    31 May 2021
  • Sunway University - Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 31 May 2021
    Sunway University is offering the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship 2021 to Malaysians aged 25 years with family household income below RM 5,000 per month.
    31 May 2021
  • Sunway University - Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Community Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 31 May 2021
    Offered to “budding potentials” from the age of 18-25, recommended from children welfare homes, NGOs or poor communities.
    31 May 2021
  • MCKL Other Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 10 June 2021
    Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) is offering scholarships to Malaysians who wish to pursue their education with MCKL.
    10 June 2021
  • DASEIN – EXSIM Full Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 15 June 2021
    Dasein-EXSIM Scholarship is only applicable for new enrollment and offered strictly to full-time registered students at Dasein Academy of Art.
    15 June 2021

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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.