Scholarships

2024 - ASEAN Scholarship for Malaysia

Sponsored by: Ministry of Education Singapore
Deadline25 April 2024 (Secondary 1 & 3); 13 June 2024 (Pre-University)
Organisation TypeGovernment Agencies
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?International

Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Who is eligible

Malaysia nationals who fulfil all the following conditions:

  • Are proficient in English.
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations.
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities.

Types of scholarships

Type of scholarship Date of birth Current school level Duration of scholarship
Secondary 1 2 Jan 2010 to 1 Jan 2013 Standard 6 or Form 1 6 years
Secondary 3 2 Jan 2008 to 1 Jan 2011 Form 2 or 3 4 years
Pre-university 1 2 Jan 2006 to 1 Jan 2009 Form 5 (or similar) or taken 2022 SPM / 2022-2023 GCE O-Level examination 2 years

Each scholarship leads to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.

The scholarship is renewed each year based on the scholar’s performance in school.

Benefits

The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare for East Malaysians or return transport allowance for West Malaysians.
  • School fees.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable).
  • Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.

KEY DATES FOR SECONDARY 1 AND 3

Thu, 15 Feb to Thu, 25 Apr 2024 Jun 2024 (tentative)
Attend selection tests

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection tests. Find out more about the selection tests here.

The selection tests may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Aug 2024 (tentative)
Attend selection interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection interview.

The selection interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Sep 2024 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Nov 2024 (tentative)
Arrive in Singapore

KEY DATES FOR PRE-UNIVERSITY 1

Thu, 15 Feb to Thu, 13 Jun 2024

Apply

Submit your application online.

Jul 2024 (tentative)
Attend selection tests

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection tests. Find out more about the selection tests here.

The selection tests may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Sep 2024 (tentative)

Attend selection interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection interview.

The selection interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Oct 2024 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Jan 2025 (tentative)
Arrive in Singapore

How to apply

You can apply from now till Thursday, 25 April 2024 (Secondary) or Thursday, 13 June 2024 (Pre-University 1).

APPLY NOW

Find out how to do so from the user guide.

Website: https://www.moe.gov.sg/financial-matters/awards-scholarships/asean-scholarship/malaysia 

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