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The Star Education Fund Scholarship Awards

Closing Date
4 April 2012

The Star advocates the importance of education in building a knowledge society. To support this cause, The Star Education Fund was initiated in 1994 with the primary aim of providing educational opportunities to deserving and needy young Malaysians. Each year, The Star collaborates with various local and overseas educational institutions to realise this aspiration. For 2012, the scholarships offered by our education partners are listed below.

Applications are now open to Malaysians for scholarship awards offered by the following educational institutions.


be Malaysian citizens of not more than 25 years of age as at 1st January 2012. have excelled in extra-curricular activities and active in sports. not be bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organizations. for Foundation / Diploma courses, applicants must possess reasonably good results in the SPM / UEC or equivalent. for the Higher and Advance…

UEM Group Berhad Overseas Scholarship Programme

Closing Date
6 April 2014

UEM Scholarship Programme
The UEM Scholarship Programme is an annual programme that supports the nation's objectives of creating elite scholars and serves as a talent supply chain in developing future leaders for the country. 

The programme offers opportunities specifically for deserving outstanding and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue:
• Pre-university studies at our premier A-Level college, Kolej Yayasan UEM and Undergraduate studies at selected leading universities overseas.
• Undergraduate studies at selected IPTAs locally

In nurturing our scholars, leadership training and development activities and job attachments within the UEM Group of Companies are provided throughout the programme and within the bonded period.
UEM Scholarships (Overseas) Open on 23 March 2014.
Undergo a pre-university programme at Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) at Lembah Beringin, after which proceed to study at a reputable university overseas, notably UK, US and Australia.

Sin Chew Daily Education Fund 星洲日报教育基金

Application Deadline
5pm, 3 April 2012

List of Programmes and The Specific Requirements are available at the Sin Chew Daily Education Fundwebsite.

General Requirements
Applicants MUST fullfil the requirements below:

The applicant must be a Malaysian citizen below 26 years of age as at 1st January 2012. Students must possess good results in SPM/A-Level/ STPM/ UEC or other equivalent qualifications. Students must be active in sports and extra-curricular activities.Students must not be bonded or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational organisations or institutions.The applicants must produce original copies of the examination results and all other relevant documents during the interview. The selection committee’s decision in all matters pertaining to the selection of the scholarship award is final and no appeal, inquiry or correspondence will be entertained.Students must meet the minimum requirement set by the Colleges/ Universities in order to be qualified for sel…

Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarships

Closing Date
17 April 2012

Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarships

It is the Lion Group’s aspiration to contribute to the country’s educational and human resources development. Through the Lion-Parkson Foundation we hope to build a highly qualified group of young Malaysian professionals who will help to shape and build a better tomorrow for our country.
The Foundation offers Scholarships to deserving students to pursue tertiary education.
Eligibility and Criteria The Scholarships are awarded to Malaysian students to pursue full time undergraduate studies (1st Degree course) and who have gained admission into recognized Public and Private Universities in Malaysia.
Open to applicants with a score of minimum 3 As & 1 B in STPM, CGPA 3.50 and above in Matriculation or at Diploma level, or minimum 5 As in UEC, who are active in sports and extra-curricular activities. Applicants must not be bonded or receiving any form of financial aid or award from other educational institutions or organiza…

IJM Scholarship Award Programme

Closing Date
20 April 2012

IJM Scholarship Award Programme
IJM Scholarship Award is offered to help develop, nurture and raise excellent talented Malaysians of the future. Through this award, financially needy Malaysians are give the opportunity to develop their full potential, fulfill their aspiration and contribute towards the nation’s development.

Value of the Award
RM10,000 per academic year. The award will be for the minimum period required to complete the course of study


Bachelor of Accounting Bachelor of Engineering (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical, Chemical) Bachelor of Housing, Building and Planning Bachelor of Quantity Surveying Bachelor of Architecture Bachelor of Estate Management Bachelor of Applied Science (Polymer Science, Mineral Science, Geology) Bachelor of Economics / Business Administration Bachelor of Agricultural Science / Agribusiness 

Excellent academic achievements in STPM / MatriculationOutstanding leadership qualities and active participatio…

JPA Scholarships or PSD Scholarships for SPM Result Holders

Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships or Public Service Department (PSD) Scholarships
A lot of you are searching for the most popular and prestigous (some say controversial) scholarships of the year for SPM result holders but were unable to find any news or application offers. This is because JPA scholarships or PSD scholarships are no longer available from this year onwards.

What is JPA Scholarship?
JPA Scholarship is provided by Malaysia's Public Service Department (JPA) for SPM leavers to both local and overseas institutions every year.

Why JPA Scholarships are not Offered in 2012?
In June 2011, Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced to only give Public Service Department (PSD) scholarships to university entrants instead of SPM top scorers from 2012 to avoid the distress they have caused in past years. Intelligent move to avoid chaos in the election year huh? This is a great disappointment to those who did well in SPM 2011 and scored excellent resu…

Maybank Overseas Scholarship Award Programme

Closing Date
22 April 2012

Maybank Overseas Scholarship Award Programme
The Maybank Scholarship Programme aims to provide full sponsorship for deserving students in higher learning education. It is part of the Group’s human capital development strategy to ensure a pool of leaders who can help Maybank achieve its vision as a regional financial services leader.

Full sponsorship of Pre-University Foundation to Degree (tuition fees, accommodation, laptop and living allowances).Career Preparatory Suite (internships, business assignments, Presentation Impact and Effective Communication programmes).Employment with Maybank after studies.Requirements
Not more than 18 years of age. Obtained minimum 6 As in SPM or equivalent. Household income of not more than RM120,000 Leadership experience in co-curricular activities. Individuals with high energy who seek a challenging and rewarding career upon graduation. Applicants must not be a recipient of any other scholarship or award from other orga…

Loke Yew Scholarship Awards

Closing Date
2 April 2012

The founder who established the Loke Yew Scholarship Trust Fund, the late Dr. Loke Yew, was a generous patron of many good causes and was particularly interested in the encouragement of higher education.

In the spirit of continuing education, the Loke Yew Scholarship Trust Fund is now inviting outstanding undergraduates in the University of Malaya (“UM”) to apply for the Loke Yew Scholarship to pursue the Bachelor Degree Programmes offered by UM.

Fields of Study
We invite application from UM Undergraduates who are in their first year of study with merit academic results and who are involved in outstanding extra-curricular activities. Application can come from those who pursue in any of the following Fields of Study, divided into three (3) main group of studies in the following disciplines:
a)         Group A
ØFaculty of Medicine; or
ØFaculty of Dentistry
b)         Group B
ØFaculty  of Science; or
ØFaculty of Engineering; or
ØFaculty of the Bu…

Biasiswa Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarships

Closing Date
30 March 2012

Biasiswa Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarships
Biasiswa Tunku Abdul Rahman scholarship is named after Almarhum Y.T.M. Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj who was the Father of Independence (Bapa Kemerdekaan) or Father of Malaysia (Bapa Malaysia) and also the first prime minister of Malaysia.

This prestigious and exclusive scholarship is offered to bright students who have strong leadership quality to continue their studies at the bachelor's degree level at higher education institutions in Malaysia. The receivers of this scholarships are called Tunku Scholars.

Application Requirements

Minimum requirementsMalaysian nationalityNot older than 25 years old on the application closing dateAcademic and co-curriculum requirementsSTPM / Foundation / Matriculation* result holders with minimum CGPA 3.75Applications are also open to undergraduates currently pursuing bachelor's degree fulltime at local higher education institutions if CGPA above 3.75 and still have 2 years lef…

Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship Awards

Closing dates Undergraduate/ Postgraduate : 20 March 2012 Pre-University : 29 March 2012

Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarship Awards

FIELD OF STUDIES: EconomicsAccountingActuarial ScienceBanking and FinanceFinancial EngineeringLawShariahMathematicsA.PRE UNIVERSITY ( Click here to apply )
(Application will be available after the SPM 2011 results are announced)  CAMBRIDGE A-LEVEL, AMERICAN FOUNDATION PROGRAM, SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MATRICULATIONMinimum Requirements Passed the 2011 SPM examination with at least 8As (A and A+ only)Not exceeding 19 years old on 1 July 2012Additional Requirements Good command of the English language, both written and oralFlexible, versatile and posses high teamwork capabilitiesExcelled in both extra-curricular activities and sports Sponsorship to pursue Bachelor Degree (Honours) at foreign universities will be extended subject to meeting the Bank's approved criteria. B. UNDERGRADUATE (HONOURS) ( APPLICATION CLOSED )
( Application is available from 04/03/2012 until 20/03/20…

Genting Malaysia GENM Scholarships

Closing Date
25 March 2012

Genting Malaysia GENM Scholarships

GENTING MALAYSIA BERHAD (58019-U) makes it possible for bright minds to pursue their ambitions at any recognized local or overseas university through the GENM scholarship. GENM provides you with the catalyst for a promising future.
Why settle for a regular scholarship when you can obtain one that creates opportunities for you to climb the corporate ladder?


Applicants must meet the following criteria when applying for the GENM scholarship:
1. Malaysian citizen aged 23 years and below.
2. Must be waiting for admission or already admitted to pursue a full-time degree course in a local or overseas university.
3. Applicants currently in their first or second year of undergraduate studies may apply.
4. Applicants must achieve the following academic results:
   (A) Either one of the following pre-university qualifications: i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi)    STPM: minimum 3 As, or    Matriculation/Diploma: CGPA 3.5 or above, or  …

Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Awards (Malaysian & Singapore Public Universities)

Closing Date
6 April 2012

Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Awards

KUOK FOUNDATION BERHAD invites applications for the above awards from Malaysian citizens applying for or currently pursuing full time first degree courses at Malaysian Public Universities and Singapore Public Universities. Students studying Diploma, Foundation and off-campus courses are not eligible to apply.
Conditions and Procedures I. Types Of Award The above awards are not scholarships but are financial assistance given to needy students in the form of interest-free study loans or part-loan, part-grant study awards. Study loans are repayable by monthly instalments upon graduation. The type of award to be offered to any one student will be decided at the absolute discretion of the Foundation.

II. Value Of Award (Subject to change at the absolute discretion of the Foundation)
For students in Malaysian Public Universities The value of each award will be: a. RM12,000/- p.a. for Medicine / Dentistry / Veterinary Medicine b. RM11,000…

Yayasan Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme

Closing Date
1 April 2012

Yayasan Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme

The Khazanah Global Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers opportunities for bright and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies at selected leading universities around the world. In addition, recipients of the Khazanah Global Scholarship are provided with leadership trainings and job attachments at leading organisations in Malaysia.
The trainings, job attachments and exposures, and the facility to gain professional experience at leading corporations in the world represent opportunities that we provide in our quest to nurture our scholars to realise their potential to become Malaysia’s future business and industry leaders.
The duration of the scholarship will be for the full course of study, as stipulated in the offer of admission, subject to Yayasan Khazanah’s terms and conditions.
The scholarship is open to all Malaysians planning to pursue or are currently pursuing under…

Yayasan Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme

Closing Date 1 April 2012
Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme
The Khazanah Watan Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers opportunities for talented and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies at selected leading local universities.
The aim of the Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme is two-fold; to train Malaysia’s brightest talents to transform its GLCs into competitive business locally and internationally; and to encourage individuals with excellent academic credentials to lead and participate in research initiatives that will contribute to the advancement of the universities’ reputation in research and innovation.
General Terms and Conditions Possess strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activitiesA personal statement (for undergraduate study) or a research outline/ thesis summary (for postgraduate study) is requiredApplicants must have a consistent and outstanding acade…