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  • JPA - Program Ijazah Dalam Negara (PIDN) 2018

    Deadline: 22 Mei 2018 (Selasa) jam 5.00 petang

    Permohonan adalah dipelawa kepada calon-calon yang sedang mengikuti pengajian di peringkat ijazah pertama. Pelajar akan ditaja di peringkat ijazah pertama di Universiti Awam, Politeknik Premier dan Government Linked University (GLU) yang telah diteta...

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    22 Mei 2018 (Selasa) jam 5.00 petang
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  • JPA - Program Penajaan 9A+ 2018

    Deadline: 30 Jun 2018 (Sabtu) jam 5.00

    Program Penajaan 9A+ (P9A+) tahun 2018 merupakan penajaan kepada pelajar cemerlang lepasan Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) tahun 2017 yang memperoleh keputusan A+ dalam sekurang-kurangnya sembilan (9) mata pelajaran tanpa mengambil kira gred mata pela...

    30 Jun 2018 (Sabtu) jam 5.00
  • U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program for Malaysia 2018

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

    The U.S. Embassy offers grants to Malaysian institutions, organizations and individuals to assist in organizing cultural programs and activities for Malaysians. These programs include American Studies, performing arts, entrepreneurship, empowering wo...

    31 July 2018
  • TKWBNS - Program Khas Kakitangan Awam Negeri Selangor 2017

    Deadline: Dibuka Sepanjang Tahun

    Pemohon mestilah terdiri daripada pegawai/ kakitangan awam yang berkhidmat di Jabatan/ Agensi di bawah Pentadbiran Kerajaan Negeri Selangor, Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) dan Badan-badan Berkanun Negeri Selangor yang berpotensi dan berkelayakan untuk...

    Dibuka Sepanjang Tahun
  • KPT- Asasi Financial Assistance 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    This financial assistance programme was established by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). Asasi Financial Assistance 2017 is for the target group of students who fall in the B40 and M40 and have joined an Asasi programme, with a family income o...

    Ongoing
  • Pinjaman Pelajaran Yayasan Selangor Sesi Pengajian 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Yayasan Selangor membuka tawaran kepada pelajar-pelajar peminjam Pinjaman Pelajaran Yayasan Selangor sedia ada yang tamat pengajian di peringkat Diploma ke Ijazah layak memohon Pinjaman Pelajaran Tambahan Yayasan Selangor bagi sesi Januari 2017.

    Ongoing
  • SOCSO / PERKESO Education Benefit Scholarship 2017

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Education Benefit is a SOCSO benefit that can come in the form of education benefits or scholarships to dependent beneficiaries based on PERKESO’s Benefits Schedule and meets the requirement to qualify.

    Ongoing
  • Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students

    Deadline: Ongoing

    To provide meaningful experiences for exchange students regarding Korean culture and education; to strengthen the global competence of Korean universities.

    Ongoing
  • Malaysian Technical and Cooperation Programme (MTCP)

    Deadline: Ongoing

    The MTCP Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies provides opportunities for students to pursue advanced academic study in Malaysia.

    Ongoing
  • PTPK Skills Training Loan

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Skills Development Fund Corporation (PTPK) is a statutory corporation which organised by the Ministry of Human Resources which the main purpose is to provide loans for those individuals who undergo some skill trainings.

    Ongoing

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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.