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  • HELP University’s School Achievers Study Awards (SASA) 2024

    Deadline: 31 May 2024
    HELP University’s School Achievers Study Awards (SASA) was introduced in 2005. It is offered to deserving school students to study at HELP University where they will be nurtured with qualities for excellence and significance beyond academic achieve...
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    31 May 2024
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  • The One Academy - External Scholarships & Financial Aids

    Deadline: Ongoing
    We believe that everyone should have a chance to receive a professional and quality education. Please refer below a range of loans and scholarships for deserving students. Our aim is to make quality education accessible to all who aspire to pursue th...
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  • UTAR Top Achiever Scholarships

    Deadline: Ongoing
    UTAR offers bond-free scholarships of up to 100% tuition fees to help bright students to pursue their tertiary education. Upon successful admission to UTAR, scholarships will be given automatically to the eligible students. At the same time, student...
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  • Management and Science University Financial Aid

    Deadline: Ongoing
    In driving and transforming MSU towards excellence, financial assistance has been provided to outstanding and deserving students to acquire quality education. The funds are distributed through various means including collaborative efforts between MSU...
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  • TAR UMT Merit Scholarship 2024

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The TAR UMT Merit Scholarship is awarded to outstanding Malaysian students in the form of tuition fee waiver of up to 100%. Candidates who meet the scholarship criteria will be automatically offered the Merit Scholarship (Terms & Conditions Apply...
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  • IGBIS Full & Partial Scholarship

    Deadline: 29 February 2024
    As part of IGBIS’s commitment to providing highly motivated and talented students with an exceptional educational experience, IGBIS also offers full IB DP and CP Academic Scholarships to students who are proficient in English, demonstrate outstandi...
    29 February 2024
  • Nexus IB Diploma Scholarship 2024/2025

    Deadline: 8 January 2024
    Nexus International School is proud to provide learners with the opportunity to experience an outstanding international education in a culturally diverse environment. We are pleased to offer Full, Partial and Boarding Scholarships for the August 2024...
    8 January 2024
  • Skim Bursari BP40 khas Yayasan Sarawak

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Kini dengan Skim Bursari BP40 khas Yayasan Sarawak, pelajar Bumiputera Sarawak boleh mendapatkan pendidikan Australia bertaraf dunia dan ijazah Curtin yang diiktiraf dunia dengan yuran pengajian yang setara dengan yuran IPTA. Skim ini memberi peluang...
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  • University of Bath - Scholarships for international undergraduate students

    Deadline: Ongoing
    We offer scholarships aimed at overseas students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.
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  • HWUM MBA Scholarship by Edinburgh Business School

    Deadline: 15 December 2023
    Exciting news! The Edinburgh Business School awards scholarships for their Heriot-Watt University Malaysia campus MBA programme. Submit your application by 15 December 2023.
    15 December 2023

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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.

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