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  • Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 4 December 2020
    Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is offering scholarships to all Malaysian citizen age below 25 who wish to pursue their Bachelor Degree in IPTA / Public University & IPTS / Private University.
    Expiring Soon
    4 December 2020
    Expiring Soon
  • Equator College Art Talent Study Award

    Deadline: Refer to website
    Equator College Art Talent Study Award is to award to deserving art talented Malaysians to pursue their higher education at Equator College’s art and design Diploma programs, namely Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design, Diploma in Digital 3D An...
    Refer to website
  • Heriot-Watt Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary

    Deadline: Ongoing
    A range of scholarships and other financial assistance is available to help support the cost of studying at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
  • TalentLabs Incubator Programme 2020

    Deadline: 2 weeks before intake commencement
    Established in 2017, TalentLabs specializes in tech education and career services; helping students develop the skills required to thrive in today’s digital economy.
    2 weeks before intake commencement
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund 2020

    Deadline: 10th - 14th day after the announcement of the SPM/STPM results
    Organised by Sin Chew Daily, the education fund provides funding for students who need financial assistance to complete tertiary education locally and assist them in selecting free diploma / degree programs offered by domestic higher education instit...
    10th - 14th day after the announcement of the SPM/STPM results
  • Top Glove Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    TG Scholarship Award is established with the objective of offering scholarship to qualified students who are pursuing full time degree courses (undergraduate). Awards for undergraduate studies are divided to two categories; award for local public uni...
  • KPT Biasiswa Sukan 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Biasiswa ini adalah merupakan satu galakan kepada atlet yang cemerlang dalam bidang sukan serta mempunyai potensi akademik yang baik untuk meneruskan pengajian di IPT.
  • SEGi Sports Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Talented Malaysian athletes who participate at State or National level sporting events.
  • University of Reading: Scholarships for International Students 2019

    Deadline: Ongoing
    We are pleased to offer a 20% fee scholarship to international students for their first year of studies at the University of Reading Malaysia.
  • University of Reading: Family Scholarships 2019

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The University awards automatic scholarships in two categories: Alumni Scholarships and Family Scholarships.

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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.