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22 Private Unis That Reward You With Scholarships For Every A Scored In SPM

Even students with only 2As can get discounts of thousands in ringgit.

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All 2019 high school leavers just received their SPM results today, 5 March

Which means it is now the time to decide which university you want to go to if you plan to pursue a tertiary education.

A lot of private universities offer different tiers of tuition fee discounts based on your SPM results.

Therefore, to make your decision making process easier, we have created a list that has the breakdown of the each university's merit-based scholarships.

Here are 20 universities in different parts of Malaysia and their entry scholarships:

1. Sunway University

Location:
Bandar Sunway (Petaling Jaya)

Pre-University / Professional Accounting programmes:

- 3As: RM2,000
- 4As: RM3,000
- 5As: RM4,000
- 6As: RM5,000
- 7As: RM6,000
- 8As: RM9,000
- 9As: RM16,000
- 10As: Full scholarship

Diploma programmes:
- 3As: RM3,000
- 4As: RM4,000
- 5As: RM5,000
- 6As: RM6,000
- 7As: RM7,000
- 8As: RM10,000
- 9As and above: RM18,000

More information here.

2. INTI University and College

Locations:
Subang Jaya (Selangor), Kuala Lumpur, and Nilai (Negeri Sembilan)

American University Programme (AUP) / A-Levels / New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) / South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) programme:
- 5As: Up to 20% tuition fee waiver
- 6As: Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- 7As: Up to 30% tuition fee waiver
- 8As: Up to 40% tuition fee waiver
- 9As: Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- 10As: Up to 60% tuition fee waiver
- 10As (minimum 8A+): Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Diploma programmes:
- 3 to 4As: Up to 20% tuition fee waiver
- 5 to 6As: Up to 30% tuition fee waiver
- 7 to 8As: Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- 9As: Up to 75% tuition fee waiver
- 10As: Up to 80% tuition fee waiver
- 10As (minimum 8A+): Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) programme:
- 5 to 6As: Up to 35% tuition fee waiver
- 7 to 8As: Up to 55% tuition fee waiver
- 9As: Up to 80% tuition fee waiver
- 10As: Up to 85% tuition fee waiver
- 10As (8A+): Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

3. Taylor's University

Location:
Subang (Selangor)

American Degree Transfer programme:
- 5As: RM4,000
- 6As: RM5,000
- 7As: RM6,000
- 8As: RM8,000
- 8A+ or 9As and above: RM15,000

Diploma programmes:
- 3As: RM3,000
- 4As: RM4,000
- 5As: RM5,000
- 6As: RM6,000
- 7As: RM7,000
- 8As: RM8,000
- 8A+ or 9As and above: RM10,000

More information here.

4. HELP University

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Locations:
Subang Bestari (Selangor) and Bukit Damansara (Kuala Lumpur)

A-Levels:
- 1 to 4As: RM13,000
- 5As: RM15,000
- 6As: RM17,000
- 7As: RM19,000
- 8As: RM22,000
- 9 to 10As: RM24,000
- 9A+ to 10A+: Full scholarship

American Degree Transfer programme:
- 2As: RM4,000
- 3As and above: RM6,000

Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science:
- 7 to 8As: RM8,500
- 9As: RM11,050
- 9A+: RM14,000

There are many more merit scholarships available for different academic programmes offered by HELP University. More information here.

5. UOW Malaysia KDU

Locations:
Glenmarie (Shah Alam), Damansara Jaya (Petaling Jaya), and George Town (Pulau Pinang)

Foundation
programmes:
- 2 to 5As: RM3,000
- 6 to 7As: RM5,000
- 7As and above: RM8,000

Diploma programmes:
- 2 to 3As: RM3,000
- 3 to 4As: RM5,000
- 5As and above: RM8,000

More information here.

6. University of Reading Malaysia

Location:
Iskandar Puteri (Johor)

Foundation
programmes:
- 7 to 8As: 20% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 30% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

7. University of Nottingham

Location:
Semenyih (Selangor)

Foundation
programmes:
- 7As and above: 25% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

8. Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) University College

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Locations:
Setapak (Kuala Lumpur), Tanjung Bungah (Penang), Kampar (Perak), Segamat (Johor), Kuantan (Pahang), and Penampang (Sabah)

A-Levels:
- 7As: 25% tuition fee waiver
- 8As: 50% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

Foundation programmes:
- 5As: 15% tuition fee waiver
- 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver
- 7As: 25% tuition fee waiver
- 8As: 50% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

9. Heriot-Watt University

Location:
Putrajaya

Foundation programmes:
- 6As: RM6,000
- 7As: RM7,000
- 8As: RM8,000
- 9As and above: RM10,000

More information here.

10. Limkokwing University

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Location:
Cyberjaya

Diploma and undergraduate
programmes:
(Duration for one year and then it will be renewed annually based on CGPA)
- 6 to 7As: 50% tuition fee waiver
- 8 to 9As: 70% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

11. Raffles University

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Locations:
Johor Bahru (Johor) and Jalan Ampang & Jalan Damai (Kuala Lumpur)

Diploma programmes:
- For every A: RM1,400

Foundation programmes:
- For every A: RM600

More information here.

12. Curtin University

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Location:
Miri (Sarawak)

Foundation
programmes:
- 7 to 8As: RM3,000
- 9As: RM6,000
- 10As: RM10,000

More information here.

13. Xiamen University

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Location:
Sepang (Selangor)

Foundation
programmes:
- 3As: 10% tuition fee waiver
- 4As: 15% tuition fee waiver
- 5As: 30% tuition fee waiver
- 6As: 45% tuition fee waiver
- 7As: 60% tuition fee waiver
- 8As: 75% tuition fee waiver
- 9As: 90% tuition fee waiver
- 10As: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

14. IACT College

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Location:
PJ City Centre (Petaling Jaya)

Foundation
programmes:
- 5As: RM1,000
- 6As: RM2,000
- 7As: RM3,000
- 8As and above: RM5,000

More information here.

15. UCSI University College

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Location:
Cheras (Kuala Lumpur) and Kuching (Sarawak)

UCSI University Foundation in Science / Arts:
- 5As: RM3,000
- 6As: RM4,000
- 7As: RM5,000
- 8As: RM8,000
- 9As: RM9,000
- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM10,000
- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM18,000

UCSI College Foundation in Business:
- 5As: RM1,500
- 6As: RM2,500
- 7As: RM3,500
- 8As: RM4,500
- 9As: RM5,500
- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM6,500
- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM12,960

UCSI College Foundation in Science:
- 5As: RM1,500
- 6As: RM2,500
- 7As: RM3,500
- 8As: RM4,500
- 9As: RM5,500
- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM6,500
- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM13,000

More information here.

16. Asia Pacific University (APU)

Location:
Taman Teknologi Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

All programmes:
- 4 to 5As: 10% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.50)
- 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.60)
- 7As: 30% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.70)
- 8As: 40% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.00)
- 9As: 50% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.30)
- 10As: 100% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.70)

More information here.

17. International Medical University (IMU)

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Location:
Bukit Jalil (Kuala Lumpur)

Foundation in Science:

- 5 A+/A or 6 A+/A/A-: RM2,000
- 6 A+/A or 7 A+/A/A-: RM4,000
- 7 A+/A or 8 A+/A/A-: RM5,000
- 8 A+/A and above: RM12,450

More information here.

18. First City University

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Location:
Bandar Utama (Petaling Jaya)

Foundation in Engineering:
- 5 to 7As: 10% tuition fee waiver
- 8 to 9As: 25% tuition fee waiver
- 8A+ and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

19. MAHSA University

Location:
Jenjarom (Selangor)

Foundation in Science:

- 6 to 7As: 50% tuition fee waiver
- 8As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

20. Nilai University

Location:
Nilai (Negeri Sembilan)

Foundation
programmes:
- 5 to 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver
- 7 to 8As: 30% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

Diploma programmes:
- 5 to 6As: 30% tuition fee waiver
- 7 to 8As: 40% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

21. Multimedia University (MMU)

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Location:
Cyberjaya

Foundation
programmes:
- 5As: 10% tuition fee waiver
- 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver
- 7As: 30% tuition fee waiver
- 8As: 40% tuition fee waiver
- 9As and above: 50% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

22. SEGi University

Locations:
Kota Damansara (Petaling Jaya),  Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya (Selangor), Kuching (Sarawak), George Town (Penang), and Johor Bahru (Johor).

All programmes:

- 8As: 50% tuition fee waiver
- 9As: 75% tuition fee waiver
- 10As: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here.

If you are seeking a full scholarship, here are some companies you can apply to:

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