Sin Chew Daily Education Fund

Sponsored by: Sin Chew Daily
Deadline21 June 2023
Organisation TypePrivate Sector / Organisation
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?Local

Total Value of Full Scholarship Pledged
> RM 15.44 Million

Open for application 01 April 2023

  Academic Qualification Apply for Application Deadline
1 SPM or equivalent results Diploma or Foundation courses 21-6-2023
2 UEC results Diploma, Degree or Professional courses
3 STPM or equivalent results Degree or Professional courses 14th day upon the announcement of STPM results


    1. To aid the poor and /or needy students to further their tertiary studies by helping them to obtain free diploma /degree courses pledged by participating educational institutions locally.
    2. To further enhance the value of humanity and great sense of social responsibility, caring for the poor or needy, and helping to upgrade the education level of the community.

Please click on the following for course details: 

How to apply:

Application steps (This site is best viewed in Google Chrome):

    1. Applicant is required to register online as a member via Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Official website.
    2. Once successfully registered, the applicant must log in to activate the E-application form through Sin Chew Education Fund website.
    3. The E-application form must be completely filled and to complete the following steps for the application to be valid.

• Save the application form as PDF file, and then use the "Fill & Sign" function of Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign and fill in your personal details on the last page of the form.
• Upload the signed PDF application form to the Google Drive link you set up earlier.
• Those who fail to complete the above steps will be deemed invalid.

4. Pictures reference for documents submission:  (Download PDF, 5.31MB)

Please note that any false particulars, information, documents, untruthful material facts or misrepresentations will subject you to disqualification. The application form should be electronically submitted and duly signed, and must be accompanied by the required documents uploaded into the Google Drive (change folder setting to Public) before the published closing date.

Applicants MUST fulfill the requirements below

  1. The applicant must be a Malaysian citizen born on or after 1st January 1998.

  2. Trial Examination results do not qualify for the scholarship award. Each person is eligible to apply for 1 or 2 courses. If applying 2 courses, the criteria are as follows:
    a) 2 different courses from 1 university/ college.
    b) 1 course from 2 different universities/ colleges.

  3. The applicant must understand this scholarship is not cash award, but will be in the form of academics courses to be offered by the participating educational institutions with the direct deduction from tuition fees (living expenses are excluded). Therefore, it is advisable to measure the basic cost of living before proceed with an application.

  4. Students must possess good results in SPM/A-Level/ STPM/ UEC or other equivalent qualifications. Students who have not obtained final results or certificate are not eligible to apply.

  5. Students must be active in sports and extra-curricular activities.

  6. Students must not be bonded or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational organisations or institutions.

  7. Only shortlisted candidates would be notified for interview by the respective Colleges/ Universities.

  8. The applicants must produce original copies of the examination results and all other relevant documents during the interview.

  9. The selection committee’s decision in all matters pertaining to the selection of the scholarship award is final and no appeal, inquiry or correspondence will be entertained.

  10. Students must meet the minimum requirement set by the Colleges/ Universities in order to be qualified for selection.

  11. Different colleges, universities and courses have different entry requirements. Please logon to Sin Chew Daily Education Fund official website ( or liaise directly with the colleges or universities concerned for more details.

  12. The recipient is not to discontinue or switch Course or to take up any full or part time employment while pursuing the said Course without the prior written approval of “SCMCB” or The College/ University concerned unless such employment is part and parcel or related to the said Course.

  13. The recipient is not allowed to participate in any form of illegal activity or join any unlawful organisations which in the opinion of “SCMCB” or The College/ University would embarrass or cause disrepute to all parties concerned throughout the study period.

  14. The recipient is to attend all classes, lectures, tutorials and lessons as required by the said Course regularly and diligently unless he or she is medically unfit to do so.

  15. Applicant must meet the minimum requirement set by Colleges/ Universities in order to be eligible for the next semester’s scholarship awards. The recipient is required to obey all rules and regulations of the participating College/ University at all time and is expected to conduct himself/ herself in a respectable manner.

  16. The participating College/ University and “SCMCB” are not obligated to extend the award beyond the existing academic period.

  17. “SCMCB” reserve their right to add or amend the rules and regulations contained and course/ programme listed herein without prior notice. No complaint whatsoever shall be entertained.

  18. In the event of any conflict between the Chinese and English versions as stated in this application, the English version shall prevail and shall be the principal and primary text of interpretation.

  19. The awards are not directly offered by “SCMCB” but will be in the form of tuition fee waivers for the academics courses to be offered by the participating educational institutions through “SCMCB”. The recipient may be required to sign a scholarship agreement with the participating Colleges/ Universities if necessary.

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