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  • UCSI University Trust Principal's Award Scholarship 2019

    Deadline: 23 July 2018

    This scholarship offers full or partial tuition fee waivers to candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and participate actively in extracurricular activities throughout the student’s undergraduate study period at UCSI Universi...

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    23 July 2018
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  • Taylor's University Merit Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 10 July 2018 / 24 July 2018

    Taylor's invites the best students in Malaysia to join them, where scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students based on few criteria.

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    10 July 2018 / 24 July 2018
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  • Taylor’s University Talent Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 10 July 2018 / 24 July 2018

    Taylor's invites the best students in Malaysia to join them. Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students based on few criteria.

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    10 July 2018 / 24 July 2018
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  • Kuok – Undergraduate Awards 2018 (Private Universities)

    Deadline: 20 July 2018 / 27 July 2018

    KUOK FOUNDATION BERHAD invites application for the following scholarships / awards from Malaysian students applying for or currently pursuing full time undergraduate studies at the following institutions.

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    20 July 2018 / 27 July 2018
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  • KPT - SEAMEO SEARCA Graduate Scholarship (MS and PhD) 2018 / 2019

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

    SEARCA’s Graduate Study Program was initiated in School Year 1968/1969. Over four decades, the scope of the Graduate Study Program has expanded to include institutional development, networking, and services to enhance graduate education in the regi...

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    31 July 2018
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  • EBS - Full MBA Tuition Fee Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

    Edinburgh Business School and The 30% Club are delighted to announce that for a second year, a full tuition scholarship to attend the part-time MBA programme at the Heriot-Watt University Malaysia campus, will be offered to an entrepreneurial woman.

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    31 July 2018
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  • IOI Group - Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

    The Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng (TSLSC) scholarship presents the perfect opportunity to build the foundations for your career. Pursue your ambitions at university level for a headstart in an exciting career with IOI Group. Chase your dreams with u...

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    31 July 2018
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  • The Chancellors Scholarship of Sunway University & Lancaster University 2018

    Deadline: 1 August 2018

    This scholarship is offered in the name of Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, AO, Foundation Chancellor of Sunway University, and Right Honourable Alan Milburn, Chancellor of Lancaster University. It commemorates the collaboration between Sunway University a...

    1 August 2018
  • Sunway Excellence Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 1 August 2018

    Awarded to students with outstanding academic results who are interested to pursue their education in the following degree programmes.

    1 August 2018
  • Ken Foundation Scholarship 2018

    Deadline: 2 August 2018

    KEN FOUNDATION was formed in 1995 as a charitable foundation with the objective of providing financial assistance to deserving Malaysian students. We believe that a sound educational background is the root to a nation’s success, and we are committe...

    2 August 2018

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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.