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15 Full Scholarships To Local And Overseas Universities You Might Not Know About

A non-exhaustive list that will help Malaysian undergraduates hunt for suitable full scholarships. We hope this makes your life easier!

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1. Asian Development Bank - Japan

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Region: Overseas and local.
Course: Postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields.
University: Participating universities in the Asia Pacific. Check here.
Deadline: Six months before course intake.
Offers: Tuition fees, book allowance, medical insurance, travel expenses, and living expenses for one to two years.

2. Datuk Roger Tan Memorial

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Region: Overseas.
Course: Only for London School of Economics and political science students.
Universities: London School of Economics (LSE).
Deadline: N/A.
Offers: Full or partial tuition fees and living expenses.

For more information, check here.

3. Elena Cooke Education Fund

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Region: Local.
Course: Diploma management, IT, graphics, and finance.
Universities: Sunway college and KBU college.
Deadline: N/A.
Offers: Full tuition, accommodation, and allowance.

For more information, check here.

4. Gamuda Award

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Region: Local and overseas.
Course: Engineering, urban planning, technical sciences, social sciences, business, accounting.
Universities: Any university.
Deadline: N/A.
Offers: Full tuition and living expenses.
Conditions: Exclusive scholarship and bonding with Gamuda Group.

For more information, check here.

5. KPM MyBrainSc

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Region: Local and overseas.
Course: Pure sciences for bachelors, masters and PhD.
Universities: Local public universities and overseas top universities.
Deadline: February.
Offers: Full package.
Conditions: STPM 4A (1800 SAT) and bonding with government.

For more information, check here.

6. Lion-Parkson Foundation

Puan Sri Chelsia Cheng (4th from right, front row), Mr CS Tang (3rd from left) and Mr Suresh Menon (behind Puan Sri Chelsia Cheng) sharing in the scholarship recipients’ joy.

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Region: Local only.
Course: Engineering, retail, commerce, IT, applied/material science, accounting, finance, economics, property & estate management.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Deadline: April.
Offers: Full .
Conditions: STPM 4A (1800 SAT), exclusive scholarship, and bonding with Lion Group.

For more information, check here.

7. Nanyang Siang Pau

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Region: Local only.
Course: Selected diplomas, undergraduate degrees, and pre-universites.
Universities: Selected local universities.
Deadline: N/A.
Offers: Full and partial tuition fees.
Conditions: N/A.

8. Program Biasiswa Peneraju Tunas Potensi

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Region: Local only.
Course: Selected courses.
Universities: Selected local universities.
Deadline: March.
Offers: Full package.
Conditions: Bumiputeras only with less than RM2,000 income.

Check here for more details.

9. Proton Foundation

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Region: Local only.
Course: Engineering.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Deadline: N/A.
Offers: Full package.
Conditions: Exclusive scholarship and bonding with Proton for two years.

Check here to apply for more details.

10. Putra Intelek International College

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Region: Local only.
Course: Any course.
Universities: Putra Intelek International College.
Deadline: October.
Offers: Partial or full tuition fees.
Conditions: SPTM at least 2As

Check here for more details.

11. Securities Commission (SC)

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Region: Local and overseas.
Course: Accounting, finance, economics, and actuarial science.
Universities: Putra Intelek International College.
Deadline: April.
Offers:Full package.
Conditions: STPM 3A and bonding with Securities Comission.

Check here for more details.

12. Sin Chew Daily Fund

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Region: Local only.
Course: Selected courses.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Deadline: March.
Offers: Tuition and living expenses.
Conditions: STPM 3A and bonding with Securities Comission.

13. Talisman Malaysia Limited

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Region: Local only.
Course: Engineering, geophysics, and geology.
Universities: University Teknologi Malaysia, University of Malaya, and Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Deadline: June.
Offers:Full package.
Conditions: GPA 3.0.

For more details, check out the scholarship section of the selected school's websites.

14. Tun Rahah (Yayasan Cemerlang)

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Region: Local only.
Course: Accounting, business, tax, economy, political science, social science, and law.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Deadline: May.
Offers: Full scholarship or bursary and living expenses.
Conditions: N/A.

For more details, check here.

15. UEM Group Bhd

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Region: Local and overseas.
Course: Business, environment, and engineering.
Universities: Selected universities.
Deadline: Local scholarships open in August to September.
Offers: Full package.
Conditions: SPM 7A or CGPA 3.5.

Here are some more scholarships to help you with your education bills:

AMCHAM-MACEE USD20,000 scholarship

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Region: Overseas.
Course: Undergraduate, any degree.
Universities: Any accredited university in the United States of America.
Deadline: During May.
Offers: $5,000 per annum for up to four years and one air ticket.

For the latest details, check here.

Aeon scholarship award

Region: Local only.
Course: Undergraduate, any degree.
University: Universiti Malaya.
Deadline: During May.
Conditions: GPA 3.0 and bonding with Aeon service.

Find out the latest details here.

Amcorp study grant in collaboration with Yayasan Azman Hashim

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Region: Local only.
Course: ACCA.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Conditions: GPA 3.0 and bonding with Amcorp for 3 years.
Offers: Tuition, exam, and living expenses.

For more information, check here.

Agrobank award

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Region: Local only.
Universities: Local public and private universities.
Deadline: Around April.
Conditions:GPA 3.3, current local degree student, and bonding with the Agrobank.
Offers: Laptop and semester, book, monthly, and training allowance.

For the latest information, check here

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