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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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  • KPMG ASEAN Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: 15 April 2017

    KPMG’s ASEAN Scholarship is a new scholarship program for South East Asia students established in 2015 as the first regional scholarship for young undergraduates looking to get a head-start in their careers with a professional services firm. This p...

    15 April 2017
  • Pinjaman Pelajaran Yayasan Selangor Sesi Pengajian 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Yayasan Selangor membuka tawaran kepada pelajar-pelajar peminjam Pinjaman Pelajaran Yayasan Selangor sedia ada yang tamat pengajian di peringkat Diploma ke Ijazah layak memohon Pinjaman Pelajaran Tambahan Yayasan Selangor bagi sesi Januari 2017.

    Ongoing
  • SOCSO / PERKESO Education Benefit Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Education Benefit is a SOCSO benefit that can come in the form of education benefits or scholarships to dependent beneficiaries based on PERKESO’s Benefits Schedule and meets the requirement to qualify.

    Ongoing
  • Biasiswa JPA Yang di-Pertuan Agong (BYDPA) Sesi Pengajian 2017/2018

    Deadline: 3 Mac 2017

    Permohonan penajaan Biasiswa ini boleh dibuat dengan mengisi borang secara dalam talian (on-line) melalui portal www.jpa.gov.my atau http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my mulai jam 5.00 petang, 08 Februari 2017 (Rabu) sehingga tarikh tutup permohonan on-line dan...

    3 Mac 2017
  • Program JPA Biasiswa Japan - IMF Scholarship Program For Asia (JISPA)

    Deadline: 31 Mac 2017

    Biasiswa ini terbuka untuk pengajian peringkat Sarjana (Partnership-Track) dan Ph.D (Open Track) secara sepenuh masa.

    31 Mac 2017
  • Fair & Lovely Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: 30 April 2017

    Setiap wanita mempunyai impian… Fair & Lovely memahami hasrat mereka dan perlunya perancangan yang kukuh untuk menjamin masa hadapan. Intipati jenama Fair & Lovely iaitu ‘Mencipta semula hala tuju kehidupan’ memainkan peranan penting da...

    30 April 2017
  • Khazanah – INCEIF Scholarship Programme 2017

    Deadline: 16 March 2017

    Applications for the Khazanah – INCEIF Scholarship for postgraduate degrees at INCEIF are open for Malaysians, for Master of Science in Islamic Finance and Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance. Outstanding students are encouraged to apply before...

    16 March 2017
  • Biasiswa Tunku Abdul Rahman (BTAR) 2017

    Deadline: 15 April 2017

    Biasiswa berprestij dan eksklusif ini ditawarkan kepada pelajar cemerlang dan berbakat kepimpinan yang tinggi. Ianya memberikan sokongan kewangan kepada bakal graduan yang mengikuti pengajian di peringkat Ijazah Sarjana Muda di IPTA mahupun IPTS dala...

    15 April 2017
  • IUKL Sports Excellence Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    This scholarship offered as a reward to students with outstanding sports achievement at the state and national level. This scholarship is for both Malaysian and International students who have represented the state or the country in any sports compet...

    Ongoing
  • IUKL Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    IUKL scholarships are made available to students who do well in their academic pursuits at the elementary levels, including SPM, STPM, O-Level, A-Level, UEC, Foundation Studies and Diploma.

    Ongoing

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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.