Higher education in the U.S is not free and as the cost of education rises, it is important to plan ahead and consider the various options that are available to help finance your education. Even though the cost of tertiary education does not come cheap, but it is a lifetime investment for your future and a college or university education is one of the most important purchases you (or your parents!) will ever make. 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. For some, getting help from parents to finance their higher education is a blessing. However, that’s not the only way you can finance your way through college. You may look for some forms of scholarship, study grant, loan or other sources of financial aid to help you to pay for your education. For the most current and up to date scholarship available, visit our scholarship section. In the meantime, here are some scholarships that will constantly be available annually for some specially selected students.
- Public service department’s (JPA) financial aid services
- Khazanah Scholarship Awards
- The Star Education Fund
- Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
- Kojadi Education Loan
- Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Withdrawal Scheme For Education Financing
Besides government ministries and agencies, banking sectors, private organisations and education providers, there are many other sources of financial aid in Malaysia. In response to the growing need of the country for a highly-educated nation, and consequently a more developed country, many established organisations have been offering aid to realise this aim. Examples are the MTC Scholarship Foundation, sponsorships by selected Chinese cultural clan associations, Shell Malaysia Scholarship, Petronas Scholarship, HSBC Scholarship, NST Scholarship, Tenaga Nasional Scholarship, TM Scholarship (Telekom Malaysia), Petronas Scholarship, INTEL’s Scholarship, MARA Scholarship & Study Loan, UMNO Youth IPTS Scholarship Fund, State Education Foundations and many other financial aid providers. Interested students (or parents) can explore these options to assist them in easing their financial burden of higher education. Also, check out: StudyMalaysia.com for more information on financial aid offered by local and overseas organisations.