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  • Raffles Outstation Student Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Raffles University has extended and enhanced its range of scholarship opportunities for local and international candidates. As part of Raffles University’s philosophy, the college rewards excellence in academics and talented.
    Ongoing
  • Raffles Merit Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Raffles University has extended and enhanced its range of scholarship opportunities for local and international candidates. As part of Raffles University’s philosophy, the college rewards excellence in academics and talented.
    Ongoing
  • TalentLabs Incubator Programme 2020

    Deadline: 2 weeks before intake commencement
    Established in 2017, TalentLabs specializes in tech education and career services; helping students develop the skills required to thrive in today’s digital economy.
    2 weeks before intake commencement
  • AIMST University Scholarships 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    AIMST University is offering scholarships and rebates to students who wish to study foundation, diploma & degree programmes in AIMST campus.
    Ongoing
  • TOA MT10 Young Artist Awards Scholarship Fund 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The One Academy offers one main scholarship a year : Malaysia Top 10 Outstanding Young Artist Awards, formerly known as the Creative Art Award.
    Ongoing
  • SJIS A-Level Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    St John's International School (SJIS) Pre-University Study Centre is offering A-Level scholarships to help students obtain the globally recognised certification of A-levels - up to 100% full scholarships. * Terms and Conditions Apply.
    Ongoing
  • Berjaya University College Entrance Scholarship 2020

    Deadline: Before intake commencement
    Financial Aid to Form 5/Form 6 /Postgraduate Students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
    Before intake commencement
  • 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
  • KPT Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Awarded by the Malaysian Government to the nominated students from the Commonwealth countries to study at the post-graduate level in Malaysia. This is a Government to Government scheme without any bond imposed by Malaysia. The awards for Masters degr...
    Ongoing
  • KPT Modular Kolej Komuniti 2020

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Program Sijil Modular Kebangsaan (SMK) menggantikan program Sijil Kolej Komuniti (SKK) yang dilaksanakan di semua kolej komuniti (KK) mulai tahun 2011 dilaksanakan sebagai menyokong program Pembelajaran Sepanjang Hayat (PSH)
    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.