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Below is our latest list of available scholarships offered by private and public organisations in Malaysia. Most of the scholarships are offered only to Malaysians while others includes scholarships for international students.

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  • Chinese Government Scholarship 2022 / 2023

    Deadline: 30 January 2022
    Application for the 2022/2023 Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program is now open for Malaysians. Eligible applicants are advised to find out more about the introduction of Chinese Government Scholarship, brief Introduction of Chinese Univer...
    Expiring Soon
    30 January 2022
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  • Monash Pharmacy Excellence Scholarship 2022

    Deadline: 31 January 2022
    Monash University Malaysia is offering the Pharmacy Excellence Scholarship 2022 to Malaysian or International students enrolling into Monash to pursue education in Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).
    Expiring Soon
    31 January 2022
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  • KPT - Chinese Government Scholarship - AUN Program 2022 / 2023

    Deadline: 31 January 2022
    The Chinese Government Scholarship-AUN Program is a full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China for the ASEAN University Network (AUN) to support students, teachers, and scholars from ASEAN nations to...
    Expiring Soon
    31 January 2022
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  • KUOK British Public Universities Scholarships 2022

    Deadline: 18 February 2022
    Kuok Foundation Berhad offers a Full-Ride Scholarship that covers Tuition Fee and a Monthly Stipend ONLY to freshmen applying to pursue a full-time first degree at any one of the following British public universities.
    18 February 2022
  • Embassy of Japan in Malaysia - Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship for Japanese Studies 2022

    Deadline: 18 February 2022
    The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships for Japanese Studies is now open for application until 18th February 2022.
    18 February 2022
  • Embassy of Japan in Malaysia - Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship for Teacher-Training 2022

    Deadline: 18 February 2022
    The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships for Teacher Training is now open for application until 18th February 2022.
    18 February 2022
  • UTAR - UEC Scholarship 2022

    Deadline: 20 February 2022
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is offering the UEC Scholarship 2022 to Malaysian citizens, with good academic results in UEC and excellent personality and leadership qualities.
    20 February 2022
  • YH2 Capital Scholarship 2022

    Deadline: 28 February 2022
    The YH2 Capital Scholarship programme is launched in 2019 and is fully funded by the Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of YH2 Capital Management Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The programme offers up to two fully funded, bond-free Scholarships each year for undergrad...
    28 February 2022
  • ISKL - IB Scholarships for SPM Leavers 2022

    Deadline: 28 February 2022
    The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) offers two International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Scholarships for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) leavers. Scholarships are inclusive of full tuition and external examination fees.*
    28 February 2022
  • UTAR Eco-Shop Scholarship 2021

    Deadline: 28 February 2022
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is offering the Eco-Shop Scholarships to all Malaysia citizens age below 25 years with strong leadership skills and active participation in extra curricular activities, sporting events, and community service.
    28 February 2022

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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.