SCHOLARSHIP

Students can apply for the Scholarship Fund listed below: 

No.
Organisation
Field of Studies
Website

1

Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera

Engineering/ Finance/ Account/ Economy/ Marketing/ Technology

http://www.yayasanpeneraju.com.my/peneraju-tunas-potensi.php

2

Tinggi Foundation

Early Childhood Education/Hotel Management/ Tourism Management

Please refer to SWB for more details

3

FELDA

Finance/ Account/ Marketing/ Engineering/ Plantation Management

http://www.feldaglobal.com

4

Karangkraf

MQA Accredited Programme

http://www.karangkraf.com/dana

5

ECM-Libra

MQA Accredited Bachelor Programme

http://www.ecmlibrafoundation.com/?page_id=3510

6

CIMB

MQA Accredited Programme

https://www.cimb.com/en/corporate-responsibility/cimb-asean-scholarship/eligibility-and-scholarship-coverage.html

7

Petronas

Engineering/Applied Science/ Accountancy/ Economics/ Information Technology

http://www.petronas.com.my/community-education/education/educational-sponsorship-unit/Pages/default.aspx

8

Yang-Dipertuan Agong Biasiswa

Science & Technology/ Economy/ Law

http://www.jpa.gov.my/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2601:biasiswa-yang-di-pertuan-agong&catid=517&Itemid=835&lang=ms

9

Yayasan Pendidikan Mara

Not Specified

http://www.ypm.org.my/index.php/skim-dan-bantuan/bantuan-pengajian-tinggi/program-peluang-kedua-spin

10

Yayasan TM

Related to TM Group Business

https://www.tm.com.my/YayasanTM/Pages/Our-Scheme.aspx

11

Yayasan TNB

Engineering/ Finance/ Information Technology/ Computer Science/ Account/ Business Management

http://ytn.tnb.com.my/index.php/perkhidmatan/biasiswa

12

Yayasan Khazanah

MQA Accredited  Programme

https://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my/

13

Maxis

MQA Accredited  Programme

maxis.com.my/en/about-maxis/maxis-career/young-talent-programmes/whats-next-postgraduate-scholarship.html

14

AXIATA Foundation

Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Maths/ Social Sciences/ Business/ Management

https://axiatafoundation.com/

15

JPA

MQA Accredited Programme

http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my/

16

Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan

MQA Accredited Bachelor Programme

http://www.yayasanwp.org/

17

Shell

Engineering/Sciences/Commercial

https://www.shell.com.my/careers/students-and-graduates/scholarships.html

18

Maybank

MQA Accredited Bachelor Programme

https://maybankfoundation.com/index.php/what-we-do/our-pillars/education

19

Malaysia Airports

Management/ Engineering/ Information Technology

http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/?m=careers&c=index&id=2

20

ASTRO

MQA Accredited Bachelor Programme

http://corporate.astro.com.my/

21

Bank Negara Malaysia

Economics/ Law/ Finance

http://www.bnm.gov.my/index.php?ch=en_misc&pg=en_career_scholar&ac=515

22

Yayasan Sime Darby

MQA Accredited  Programme

http://www.yayasansimedarby.com/scholarship/scholarship-information-malaysia/ysd-excellence-scholarship-programmes

23

PNB

Accounting/Actuarial Science/ Economics/ Finance/ Information Technology/ Law/ Risk Management/ Property/ Communications/ Philosophy/ Politics

http://www.pnb.com.my/aset_e.php#edu_csr

24

Securities Commission

Economics/ Law/ Finance/ Business

https://www.sc.com.my/anugerah-biasiswa/

25

Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM) Undergraduate Scholarship

Accounting/ Banking/ Business Administration/ Finance/ Islamic Banking/ Financial Banking and Management/ IT/ Economics/ Human Resource

http://www.pidm.gov.my/en/pidm/undergraduate-scholarship-programme/

26

Johor Corporation

Accounting/ Law/ Economy/ Engineering/ Surveyor/ Oil & Gas/ HR

http://www.jcorp.com.my/

27

Hong Leong Foundation

Accounting/ Law/ Management/ Business

http://www.hongleongfoundation.org/scholarships/

28

Top Glove

Engineering/ Medicine/ Law/ Finance/ Business/ Applied Sciences

http://www.topglove.com/about-the-scholarship/

29

Yayasan Selangor

MQA Accredited Programme

http://www.yayasanselangor.org.my/index.php/pendidikan/pinjaman-pelajaran

30

Yayasan Pahang

MQA Accredited Programme

http://www.yp.org.my/

31

Yayasan Terengganu

MQA Accredited Programme

http://www.yt.gov.my/index.php/en/maklumat-penajaan/29-penajaan-pelajar.html

32

Tabung Amanah Pendidikan Negeri Melaka

MQA Accredited Programme

https://tapem.melaka.gov.my/1/page.php?id=12

33

Yayasan Sabah

MQA Accredited Programme

http://www.yayasansabahgroup.org.my/education.cfm#tabr2

34

Yayasan Sarawak

MQA Accredited Programme

http://yayasansarawak.org.my/index.php?do=p_biasiswa#1

The application form can be downloaded from the website link. Complete the form along with supporting documents and submit to the respective bodies as per details in the website link.

 

EDUCATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

THE NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION FUND CORPORATION (PTPTN)

This is a type of loan provided by the Malaysian government to assist students financially in public as well as private institutions of higher learning.

The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) was established under the National Higher Education Fund Act 1997 (Act 566) and is effective from 1st July 1997. PTPTN became operational on 1st November 1997 at Bangunan Wisma Chase Perdana, Off Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur.

Function(s) of PTPTN:

  • To manage disbursement of student loans for the purpose of higher education, and to collect loan settlement
  • To collect deposits, design and offer savings schemes for the purpose of saving for higher education
  • To carry out any other functions given to the PTPTN under any written legislation

Eligibility

  • Malaysian Citizen
  • Not exceeding 45 years of age on date of Application
  • Received an offer from IPTS by fulfilling the entry requirements set by the Ministry of Education Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
  • The courses attended by students must be approved by the Ministry of Education Malaysia and registered with PTPTN
  • The course must obtain the Certificate of Accreditation from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and still within validity period on the date of application
  • The remaining period of study upon application must exceed one (1) year
  • Have no sponsors (ex. MARA or JPA) or scholarship(s)
  • Has opened SSPN1M account.

Other Criteria

Students who have received PTPTN loan through previous colleges / universities but have left or have not completed their course, are required to terminate the contract and make full payment with PTPTN before a new application can be made

 

PTPTN Application PIN Number

The PIN number can be purchased online through PTPTN website or from Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) for RM5.00 (valid for 6 months ONLY). Please keep the receipt for website log-in purposes.

 

SSPN1M Account

The 1Malaysia National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN1M) is a savings scheme specifically designed by the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) for higher education financing purposes.

Beginning the 1st Jan 2012, students applying for PTPTN education loans must have an SSPN1M account with minimum savings amount of RM20.00. An SSPN1M account can be opened online through PTPTN website or at: Maybank, Bank Rakyat, Bank Islam, Agrobank or any PTPTN branch to get the account number immediately.

 

Online Applications 

All applications for PTPTN loans must be made online. Applicants must apply through the PTPTN Online Application Website at http://www.ptptn.gov.my during the opening and closing dates of the application. Applicants are required to have an e-mail (yahoo.com or gmail.com) for correspondence purposes.

Should there be any difficulty in logging-in or in resetting the password, please contact:

PTPTN One-Stop-Centre 
Unit 1 & 2A, 2B, 
Level 2, Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur 
50470 Kuala Lumpur 
PTPTN Careline Number: +603- 2193 3000
Official Website: http://www.ptptn.gov.my

Operation Hours: 
8.30am to 5.00pm (Monday to Thursday) 
8.30am to 12.15pm and 2.45pm to 5.00pm (Friday)

Amount(s)

TOTAL LOAN FOR FULL TIME PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMMES

TOTAL LOAN A YEAR

FOUNDATION

RM3,400 – RM6,800

DIPLOMA 

RM3,400 – RM6,800

BACHELOR DEGREE

RM6,800 – RM13,600

TOTAL LOAN FOR PART TIME PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMMES

TOTAL LOAN A YEAR

DIPLOMA

RM5,050

BACHELOR DEGREE

RM5,470

Loan Repayment 
The borrower is encouraged to pay back the loan without waiting for the Letter of Claim. The period of loan repayment is based on the total loan taken as follows:

Total Loan

Period of Repayment

RM10,000 and Below

60 Months (5 Years)

RM10,001 to RM22,000

120 Months (10 Years)

RM22,001 to RM50,000

180 Months (15 Years)

RM50,001 and Above

240 Months (20 Years)

  • Administrative costs of 4% annually will be charged on the date of loan repayment up to 31st December 2003. From the 1stJan 2004, the administrative cost is reduced to 3% annually on the remaining monthly loan.
  • Administrative costs will be calculated 6 months after completion of study or termination of loan as specified in the signed agreement. No reduction is given in administrative cost.
  • Deferment of repayment can be considered for borrowers who continue their studies or who are not yet working by submitting an application. However, administrative cost will be charged during the period of deferment.
  • Administrative costs will be waived for full repayment of loan within 6 months.
  • Exemption of repayment will only be considered for borrowers who obtain ‘First Class Honours’ for loans approved prior to 1st July 2005 ONLY by submitting an application.

 

OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT FUND (EPF) (ACCOUNT II) WITHDRAWAL SCHEME FOR EDUCATION

This scheme allows Employees Provident Fund (EPF) members to withdraw from Account II to pay the fees to undertake further studies in local or overseas institutions.

Beginning 2 April 2018, all withdrawal transaction for higher learning institutions can ONLY be made through online via members’ i-Akaun

 

INTRODUCTION

e-Pengeluaran is an online EPF withdrawal application via EPF website for members with i-Akaun.

 

WHO ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

  • Malaysian
  • Has not reached age 55 on the date of application
  • Has savings in Account 2
  • Is i-Akaun EPF user

5 EASY STEPS USING e-PENGELUARAN

  • Register / Login to i-Akaun through EPF official website
  • Choose the ‘Withdrawal’ tab. Click ‘New Application’ to begin the transaction
  • A notification via SMS will be sent to you for a thumbprint verification at the EPF counter (Wait for notification from EPF for thumbprint verification)
  • Visit any EPF counters once received the notification
  • Payment will be credited to the applicant savings account (CLAIM / UNITAR account)

TERMS OF e-PENGELUARAN

  • Existing educational withdrawal requirements still apply. Refer to EPF website
  • Has i-Akaun
  • Member / Subsidiary pursuing studies at Higher Learning Institution that join e-Pengeluaran
  • Member / Subsidiary wants to settle the remaining balance of outstanding to the institution that gives loans and they are participating in e-Pengeluaran.
  • For the purpose of approval, the applicant must make the identification of the thumbprint at the EPF counter
  • Payments are made thru direct credit to member’s bank savings / current accounts or Institution’s account.

Members who do not meet the requirements of e-Pengeluaran may submit their application at the counter or by post.

Note:

After submitting the online application please email to kwsp@unitar.my and provide the necessary information regarding your withdrawal. The details of information needed are as below:

  • i-Akaun Member’s Name
  • Student Name
  • Matric No
  • Handphone No
  • Withdrawal Amount
  • Reason to apply for the withdrawal

 

THE SOCIAL SECURITY ORGANISATION EDUCATION FUND (SOCSO)

The Social Security Organization (SOCSO) provides social security protection by social insurance including medical and cash benefits, provision of artificial aids and rehabilitation to employees to reduce suffering and to provide a financial guarantee and protection to the family. It is commonly known in the Malay term as PERKESO or Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial.

One of the benefits, which SOCSO provides for Malaysians is the education benefit, which comes in the form of a loan disbursed out to dependent children who are recipients of a monthly benefit for Dependent's Benefit, Survivor's Pension, children of an employee who are recipients of a monthly benefit of Permanent Disablement and Invalidity Pension

Although this benefit is in the form of a loan, it can, however, be converted into a scholarship if the child obtains excellent result. This fund is for the benefits of SOCSO members / contributors in the form of loan given to dependent children who are in receipt of a monthly benefit for:

  • Dependent's Benefit
  • Survivor's Pension or children of an employee who are in receipt of a monthly benefit for Permanent Disablement or Invalidity Pension.

Eligibility

Applicants must be dependent children of an employee who are contributors to the SOCSO insurance schemes, receiving Invalidity Pension, receiving periodic, or permanent disablement. Applicants can also be children of contributors who died while in employment because of injuries, or died before reaching their 55th year. The applicants must be below 21 years of age, unmarried at the time of application and pursuing degree, diploma or certificate courses recognised by the Education Ministry. This loan is given to deserving students who have done well in their examinations and are admitted to institutes of higher learning.

The following persons are not eligible for the loan: siblings of the insured, matriculation/foundation/scholar students.

Loan coverage

SOCSO is offering educational loans, amounting to as much as RM100,000, to children of members who are in receipt of monthly invalidity pensions.

The borrower is required to repay the loan via monthly installments once the person has completed the study programme.

How to apply

Application has to be made by completing the "Permohonan Pinjaman Pendidikan PERKESO" form available at the local SOCSO office. You can also visitwww.perkeso.gov.my for more information.

 

YAYASAN (STATE) LOANS

Foundations or Yayasan in Bahasa Malaysia, are non-profit organizations that provide funds and support to other entities or to charitable organizations. Most of them provide study loans to deserving students. Please refer to the state that you are born/live as the terms and conditions for every states differ from one another.