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  • PIDM Undergraduate Scholarship Programme 2020

    Deadline: 14 April 2020

    The programme is intended to reach out to deserving Malaysians who are in need of financial aid to pursue their education.

    Expiring Soon
    14 April 2020
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  • CIMB ASEAN Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 15 April 2020

    Going beyond financial support, our ASEAN Scholarship programme provides exciting professional development and a mentor support system designed to empower the region's young talent to turn their lives around and make a difference for those around the...

    Expiring Soon
    15 April 2020
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  • RMIT - MACC Scholarships 2020

    Deadline: 30 April 2020

    This scholarship will provide financial support to Malaysian students who commence a postgraduate program in 2020.

    30 April 2020
  • University of Queensland - Malaysia Global Leaders Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 30 April 2020

    The Malaysia Global Leaders Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for high achieving students from Malaysia to further their studies in UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

    30 April 2020
  • King Henry VIII Commonwealth Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 30 April 2020

    The King Henry VIII College Commonwealth Scholarships are awarded to students on merit. The Head and Governors of the school aim to attract the highest calibre students from Commonwealth countries around the world to King Henry VIII College, Malaysia...

    30 April 2020
  • Gamuda Scholarship Award 2020

    Deadline: 3 May 2020

    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).

    3 May 2020
  • ASEAN Scholarships For Malaysia 2020

    Deadline: 4 May 2020

    The ASEAN Scholarships for Malaysia are tenable for studies at Secondary 1, Secondary 3, or Pre-University 1 in selected Singapore Secondary Schools or Junior Colleges, leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ...

    4 May 2020
  • Yek Min Ek Foundation Scholarship Programme 2020

    Deadline: 17 May 2020

    Yek Min Ek Foundation was founded in 1984 by the respected late Tan Sri Dato Sri Yek Min Ek, who was the past chairman for over 3 decades to assist needy students with good result to further their studies irrespective of their race or religion. Since...

    17 May 2020
  • Fair & Lovely Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 31 May 2020

    Dalam inisiatif memperkasakan kaum wanita untuk mengejar masa depan yang cerah, Fair & Lovely menawarkan biasiswa berjumlah RM200,000* untuk dibahagikan kepada 40 mahasiswi yang layak.

    31 May 2020
  • Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 31 May 2020

    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 2020

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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.