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UCTS Financial Assistance

Sponsored by: University of Technology Sarawak (UTS)
Organisation TypePrivate Higher Educational Institutions
Fund TypeEducation Funds
Study Local or Abroad?Local

University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) is offering internal & external scholarships to Malaysian students who wish to study at UCTS Sibu campus.


Internal Sponsorship

UCTS Foundation Sponsorship

  • It is a three-tiers financial assistance to assist students entering Foundation Programme at UCTS
  • The tiers are determine by the SPM result or its equivalent
    • Tier 1 (4A & Above) Tuition fee & Hostel fee
    • Tier 2 (2A, 2B, / C & Above) Tuition fee
    • Tier 3 (5C & Above) Tuition fee 50%
  • Pursue Degree level studies at UCTS after completion of Foundation Programme

UCTS Undergraduate Scholarship

Partial Board of Director's Sponsorship (PBODS)

  • Financial assistance to assist students Undergraduate at UCTS
  • Minimum CGPA 2.5 and above in Foundation/Diploma/Matriculation, 2B's in STPM or 1A in UEC
    • CGPA 2.5 - < 3.0 (RM750)
    • CGPA < 3.0 - < 3.5 (RM1250)
    • CGPA < = 4.0 (RM1750)
  • Are not receiving other scholarship

Nangka Sponsorship

  • Both parents must be a voter for Nangka Constituency (N49)
  • Maintain CGPA 2.0 and above every semester

Yayasan Toh Li Hua Sponsorship

  • Potential student with good result
  • Maintain CGPA 2.0 and above every semester
  • Family income does not exceed RM3,000 per month
  • Cover living allowance


External Sponsorship & Loan

Yayasan Sarawak Loan

  • Must be Sarawakian either one of their parents are Sarawakian
  • Application is open throughout the year
  • For 'Top-up" for tuition fees, students are required to attach the PTPTN loan offer letter for Undergraduate student.
  • Apply through Yayasan Sarawak website: (Copy of documents need to be submitted to Yayasan Sarawak)
  • Subject to term and conditions stipulated by Yayasan Sarawak

Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak

  • One-off financial assistance and must be Muslim from Sarawak
  • Apply through Baitulmal Sarawak website:

Yayasan Sabah

  • Sabah natives age between 18 to 35 years old
  • Not blacklisted by Sabah Foundation (Parents/Guarantors/Siblings)
  • Subject to term and conditions stipulated by Yayasan Sabah
  • Apply through Yayasan Sabah website :

Bakun Trust Fund

  • Available to students Undergraduate originated from Belaga or Sungai Asap area
  • One-off financial assistance

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

  • Must be a Malaysian citizen and does not exceed 45 years of age on the date of application
  • The value of loan is dependent on the student's family income
  • Maintain GPA 2.0 and above every semester
  • PTPTN PIN (Personal Identification Number) need to be purchased at Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) amounting to RM5.05
  • Must open a personal account with Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB). The account to be used by PTPTN to disburse of the loan
  • Must open a Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional (SSPN) account at the nearest PTPTN branch or participating bank.
  • Must apply via PTPTN website:
  • Online application deadline: 30 January and 28 February / 30 August and 30 September

Biasiswa Yayasan Sarawak Tun Taib (STEM) & Yayasan Biasiswa Sarawak Tunku Abdul Rahman (Non-STEM)

  • Foundation/Matriculation/Diploma/A-level/STPM
  • Maintain GPA 3.0 and above every semester
  • Strong leadership skill and active participation in extracurricular activities
  • Are not receiving other scholarship/loan
  • Application form obtain in Yayasan Sarawak website:

Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) Scholarship

  • Form can be obtaind at Sarawak Energy website:
  • Foundation Programme
    • Not exceeding 21 years of age at the enrollment date for the foundation studies.
    • Minimum 8A's in SPM examination.
    • Not receiving other scholarship or financial aid
    • Strong leadership qualities, excellent team-player, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
    • No other family member is currently a Sarawak Energy Scholarship recipient
  • Undergraduate Programme
    • Must not be older than 24 years of age during the tine of application
    • Currently first-year student in a recognized public/ or private higher learning institution and not recipient of any other scholarship
    • Strong leadership qualities, excellent team-player, excel in both extra-curricular activities and sports
    • No other family member is currently a Sarawak Energy Scholarship recipient
    • Minimum 8A's in SPM examination;
    • Minimum 3A's & 1B in STPM examination;
    • Minimum CGPA at least 3.0 in Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma/Undergraduate

Sabah State Government Scholarship (BKNS)

  • Malaysian citizen who hails from Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan
  • Must not be more than 25 years old at the time of application
  • CGPA 3.5 in Diploma/Matriculation/Foundation or CGPA 3.3 in STPM
  • Must apply online via website

Yu Chee Hoe And Lee Kwan Charitable Trust (YCHLK Scholarship)

  • Open to financially needy and academically inclined Malaysian students pursue a full time first Degree with aged 23 years and
  • Full tuition fees and living expenses for successful applicants amounting up to RM20, 000 per academic year or up to RM80, 000 for a four year full degree programme
  • Recipient must achieve and maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent every semester
  • Family household income below RM60,000 per annum
  • Currently not a recipient of any scholarship or financial aids from any other organization
  • Applicant with outstanding extra-curricular record will have added advantange
  • Apply through YCHLK charitable website:

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawal Scheme

  • Applicants must be EPF members and/or children of EPF members
  • Applicable for Undergraduate only
  • Must receive Offer Letter from UCTS
  • Up to total fees or entire balance in Account II, whichever is lower
  • Member may apply for withdrawal in each academic year provided there are suffient fund in Account II
  • On-going application.

For more information on PTPTN application, please visit Financial-assistance.pdf



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