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  • Mahsa Blue Ribbon Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 30 April, 31 July, 31 October

    The Blue Ribbon Scholarship rewards students who are enrolled in a pathway programme.

    30 April, 31 July, 31 October
  • MAHSA University Scholarships 2020

    Deadline: 30 April, 31 July, 31 October 2020

    MAHSA University hereby offers the MAHSA University Scholarship to students subject to the terms and conditions stated hereinafter.

    30 April, 31 July, 31 October 2020
  • Taylor's Distinction Award 2020

    Deadline: 15 November 2020

    Taylor's invites the best students in Malaysia to join. Open to all SPM students (midterm/trial/forecast results) and IGCSE students (actual/forecast results).

    15 November 2020
  • RMIT - International Merit Scholarships 2020

    Deadline: 17 July 2020, 18 December 2020

    This scholarship is open for Malaysian commencing international students undertaking any RMIT programs which can provide financial assistance towards first year of study.

    17 July 2020, 18 December 2020
  • UCTS Financial Assistance 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing

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

  • Dasein Special Study Grant (by Portfolio)

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Partial tuition fee subsidy for students who are eligible to apply base on relevant art portfolios, previous school activities, personal hobby / interest / skills in relevant field.

  • Dasein – EXSIM Study Grant

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Partial tuition fee subsidy for students who are eligible to apply base on academic results and parents’ annual income.

  • MCKL Other Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) is offering scholarships to Malaysians who wish to pursue their education with MCKL.

  • MCKL Special Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Special Scholarships will be awarded to students in the following categories.

  • MCKL Merit Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Before the end of the 6th week of the first semester

    Students with excellent SPM/IGCSE results will be considered for various scholarships for the following courses of study.

    Before the end of the 6th week of the first semester

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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.