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  • Musashino University - Global Leader Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 31st January 2018

    Application for Global Leader Scholarship 2018 September intake for Department of Global Business now open till 31st January 2018.

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    31st January 2018
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  • GIS Secondary School Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 9th February 2018

    Garden International School is proud to offer scholarships for Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10 or Year 12 to deserving students who can develop their talent and effectively contribute at a high level as part of the school community.

    9th February 2018
  • ISKL - International Baccalaureate Diploma Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    The scholarship covers tuition fees for a two-year study at ISKL, inclusive of the external examination fee and other compulsory requirements. This scholarship program is approved by the Ministry of Education Malaysia and has been offered since 2002.

    February 28, 2018
  • UCSI University Trust Graduate Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: January 2018 intake: 1 Dec & 17 Nov 2017 | May 2018 intake: 6 Apr & 23 Mar 2018 | July 2018 intake: 1 Jun & 18 May 2018 | September 2018 intake: 3 Aug & 20 July 2018

    The UCSI University Trust Graduate Scholarship is offered to qualified Malaysian and International candidates enrolled in any of the Master's degree or Doctorate programmes at UCSI University.

    January 2018 intake: 1 Dec & 17 Nov 2017 | May 2018 intake: 6 Apr & 23 Mar 2018 | July 2018 intake: 1 Jun & 18 May 2018 | September 2018 intake: 3 Aug & 20 July 2018
  • University of Canterbury Malaysian Alumni Scholarship 2017/2018

    Deadline: 15 August 2017, 15 August 2018

    The major donors' intent was to help setup a scholarship that recognises the past education links between Malaysia and New Zealand under the Colombo Plan which saw a number of Malaysians being given the opportunity to study at the University of Cante...

    15 August 2017, 15 August 2018
  • Brickfields Asia College Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: Applicable to 2018 fees only

    A-Level Arts/Sciences, Foundation in Arts, UK Transfer Law, UK Transfer Business, University of London.

    Applicable to 2018 fees only
  • KPT - Tawaran Biasiswa Kerajaan Republik Iran 2018

    Deadline: 15 Feb 2018

    Bahagian Biasiswa, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) telah menerima makluman dari Kedutaan Besar Republik Iran di Kuala Lumpur mengenai tawaran Biaisiswa Kerajaan Republik Iran 2018 kepada warganegara Malaysia untuk mengikuti program prasiswazah da...

    15 Feb 2018
  • Biasiswa Komanwel United Kingdom Tahun 2018

    Deadline: 22 Feb 2018

    Biasiswa ini adalah terbuka kepada semua warganegara Malaysia. Calon perlu memenuhi syarat-syarat yang telah ditetapkan oleh pihak penganjur Biasiswa Komanwel UK

    22 Feb 2018
  • Peninsula College: DMT Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: Ongoing

    DMT scholarship program offered by Peninsula College Corporate Partners that promotes excellence and has enabled talented young Malaysians to benefit from our quality tertiary education.

    Ongoing
  • ABS - Dr Goh Keng Swee Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 15 March 2018 at 23:59, Singapore time (UTC+08:00)

    The Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship is a private sector scholarship administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS).

    15 March 2018 at 23:59, Singapore time (UTC+08:00)

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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.