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  • Sunway Excellence Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 28 February 2020 / 3 August 2020

    Awarded to students with outstanding academic results and possess leadership qualities.

    28 February 2020 / 3 August 2020
  • Sunway University & Lancaster University - The Chancellors Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 28 February / 3 August 2020

    The scholarship is offered in the name of Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, Foundation Chancellor of Sunway University, Right Honourable Alan Milburn, Chancellor of Lancaster University. It commemorates the affiliation between Sunway University and Lancaste...

    28 February / 3 August 2020
  • Heriot-Watt - Financial Hardship Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 16 March / 1 July / 3 August 2020

    For Malaysian students who are eligible for High Acheiver's Scholarship (HAS) only. Scholarships with a fee waiver of 50% or 100% off total tuition fees are available for high achieving Malaysian students who have proof of financial hardship. The sch...

    16 March / 1 July / 3 August 2020
  • Taylor's University Community Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: 17 February 2020, 4 August 2020

    Taylor's offer competitive scholarships to deserving students. As one of the pioneers and leading institutions of higher education in Malaysia, Taylor's has always held steadfast to our commitment of educating a new generation of global leaders, whil...

    17 February 2020, 4 August 2020
  • Taylor's Scholarships & Awards 2020

    Deadline: 17 February 2020, 13 April 2020, 4 August 2020

    We offer competitive scholarships to deserving students. As one of the pioneers and leading institutions of higher education in Malaysia, Taylor's has always held steadfast to our commitment of educating a new generation of global leaders, while givi...

    17 February 2020, 13 April 2020, 4 August 2020
  • MMMC Scholarships & Bursary 2020

    Deadline: 28 February 2020 / 7 August 2020

    Melaka Manipal Medical College (MMMC) is offering scholarships & bursary to eligible Malaysian students who wish to study Foundation in Science, Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) & Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in MMMC ...

    28 February 2020 / 7 August 2020
  • Perdana University Scholarship Programmes 2020

    Deadline: 1 March 2020 / 30 March 2020 / 31 May 2020 / 15 June 2020 / 15 August 2020

    The Scholarship is awarded to Malaysian students who achieve outstanding results in their Pre-University and SPM or highest qualification.

    1 March 2020 / 30 March 2020 / 31 May 2020 / 15 June 2020 / 15 August 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
  • Top Glove Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing

    TG Scholarship Award is established with the objective of offering scholarship to qualified students who are pursuing full time degree courses (undergraduate). Awards for undergraduate studies are divided to two categories; award for local public uni...

    Ongoing
  • TAR UC Merit Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Merit Scholarship is automatically awarded to outstanding students who are applying to pursue their undergraduate programmes. The scholarship award covers up to 100% waiver of tuition fee for the whole duration of study.

    Ongoing

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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.