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PETRONAS Scholarships & Sponsorships

PETRONAS Scholarship Programmes

Every year, PETRONAS offers academic sponsorships to deserving students for studies in secondary schools and institutions of higher learning.

More than 19,000 students have benefited from PETRONAS'  tertiary education sponsorship programmes at the Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, while more than 11,000 secondary school students have received sponsorships.

Sponsorships are awarded to students who have obtained excellent results in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations for undergraduate studies at established universities, both in Malaysia and overseas. Students can choose to pursue technical and non-technical courses that are relevant to the industry.

Scholarships are also offered to Malaysian secondary school students.

Foreign University Sponsorship (Including Branch Campuses in Malaysia)
Sponsorships are available for Malaysian students to pursue degree courses in engineering and Information Technology at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). Sponsorship will be granted based on merit that includes excellent SPM results.

Students are required to complete a 12-month Foundation Programme at UTP before advancing to undergraduate studies.


Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Sponsorship
Sponsorships are available for Malaysian students to pursue degree courses in engineering and Information Technology at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). Sponsorship will be granted based on merit that includes excellent SPM results.

Students are required to complete a 12-month Foundation Programme at UTP before advancing to undergraduate studies.


Malaysian University Sponsorship
Students who are studying in Malaysian public universities may also apply for sponsorship if they are pursuing undergraduate courses in Engineering, Applied Science, Accountancy, Economics and Information Technology.

Eligibility for sponsorship is based on merit that includes excellent Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) / Matriculation / Diploma results.


Pre-University, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship Offers

  1. 30 April 2017: Dermasiswa Program Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tunas Potensi
  2. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia (YABM) Scholarship for Form 5 Students Apply AFS Program
  3. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Undergraduate (Honours) Scholarships
  4. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Postgraduate (Master & PhD) Scholarships
  5. 2 May 2017: Biasiswa MREPC Local Undergraduate Scholarship Awards
  6. 2 May 2017: MREPC Scholarship Awards for Graduate Diploma of Rubber Technology
  7. 3 May 2017: The Astro Scholarship Award for Pre-University / Foundation / Diploma / Undergraduate
  8. 3 May 2017: The Astro Postgraduate Scholarship Awards for MBA & Data Science
  9. 3 May 2017: Skim Prihatin Pendidikan 1Malaysia (SPP1M) 1Malaysia Education Care Scheme
  10. 8 May 2017: Sarawak Energy Berhad Scholarships for Sarawakians
  11. 22 May 2017: Biasiswa JPA: Penawaran Program Penajaan 9A+ SPM 2016
  12. 30 May 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan Tun Suffian Cambridge Scholarship Awards
  13. 1 June 2017: Hong Leong Foundation Local Undergraduate Scholarship Application
  14. 18 June 2017: Penang Future Foundation (PFF) Undergraduate Scholarship
  15. 30 June 2017: Biasiswa OCBC Bank Malaysia Local Undergraduate Scholarships
  16. 31 December 2017: Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) Discount on Repayment
  17. Open throughout the year: Maxis What’s Next Scholarship for Postgraduate Degree/Diploma Programme
  18. Open throughout the year: Biasiswa Karangkraf Scholarship Education Fund
  19. Open throughout the year: Amcorp Study Grant for ACCA Qualification in Collaboration with Yayasan Azman Hashim Foundation
  20. 36 Scholarships for IPTA Undergraduate Students
  21. Throughout the year: Intel Malaysia Scholarships