Popular Scholarship Opportunities for Malaysian Students

By Jocelyn | Last modified 19 Aug 2022
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Looking for scholarship opportunities?

Local universities and international university branches in Malaysia typically offer an array of scholarships for Malaysian students with different qualifications and backgrounds. 

From High Achiever’s Awards to Sports and Talent Based Scholarships, you have high chances of receiving some form of scholarship and financial assistance somehow. That’s the added advantage studying in Malaysia as a local student!

And yes, there are even overseas scholarships available!

Scholarships for Malaysian Students

Rest assured that your tuition fees will be well taken care of with these degree scholarships offered by the following universities:

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

  • Tertiary Education Sponsorship Programme (TESP)
  • National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN)
  • JPA Bursary Programme
  • Lembaga Zakat Selangor
  • Bank Loan
  • Education and Study Loans
  • External Scholarships
  • Other Financial Aids

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Sibling Discount
  • Bursary for State / National Players
  • The STAR Education Fund
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
  • JINBODHI Bursary

Taylor’s College

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Talent Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Community Scholarship
  • ACCA Scholarship
  • ACCA FIA Scholarship
  • Excellence Award
  • Distinction Award

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), Hong Kong

HKSAR Government Scholarship Scheme 

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Reaching Out Award
  • Talent Development Scholarship
  • Endeavour Merit Award

Others:

  • Hong Kong Association of University Women Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships
  • The Hong Kong International Institute of Educational Leadership Scholarship
  • The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships
  • Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

  • Entry Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Applicants
  • The University of Liverpool 2+2 Discount
  • Progression Scholarship

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

  • Vice Chancellors’ NUMed Merit Awards
  • Family Discount

Sunway Education Group

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Need Based Scholarship
  • Talent Based Scholarship
  • Sunway Awards

Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (Sunway)

  • Scholarships
  • Community Scholarships
  • Sunway Group Scholarship
  • Travel Grants for SEA Studies at Harvard

Nottingham University, Malaysia Campus

  • High Achievers Scholarship
  • Dean’s Excellence Scholarships
  • Alumni Scholarship
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
  • The Star Education Fund

MAHSA University

  • Blue Ribbon Scholarship
  • Foundation Scholarship
  • Haji Abdullah Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Family Scholarship
  • School Teachers Scholarship
  • The Single-parent Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship

Monash University, Malaysia Campus

  • Equity Scholarship
  • Pharmacy Equity Scholarship
  • High Achiever Award
  • Pharmacy Excellence Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Medicine Bursary
  • Alumni Bursary
  • Sibling Discount

Heriot-watt University, Malaysia Campus

  • 10th Anniversary IMPACT Scholarship
  • Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Scholarship
  • Foundation Excellence Award
  • Foundation Progression Discount
  • High Achiever’s Scholarship for Foundation / Undergraduate Porgrammes
  • Alumni Discount
  • Family Discount

Scholarships for Graduate Students

Looking for scholarships and grants to fund your Master’s PhD? We got you covered too:

Nottingham University, Malaysia Campus

  • Faculty of Art & Social Sciences Taught Postgraduate Scholarship

Monash University, Malaysia Campus

  • Graduate Research Pathway Scholarship
  • Master of Professional Counseling Scholarship
  • Graduate Research Merit Scholarship

Heriot-watt University, Malaysia Campus

  • MSc Petroleum Engineering Waiver
  • Corporate Partnership Graduate Bursary

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), Hong Kong

HKSAR Government Scholarship Scheme

  • Reaching Out Award
  • Talent Development Scholarship
  • Endeavour Merit Award

Others:

  • Hong Kong Association of University Women Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships
  • The Hong Kong International Institute of Educational Leadership Scholarship
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence (Doctoral Programme)
  • Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers

 

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Posted on 19 Aug 2022
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