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MARA Scholarship Programs
1) MARA Study Loan Scheme
2) JPA/MARA Overseas Study Scholarships
|Finance Type :||Scholarship|
|Loan Amount :||The loan covers tuition fees and allowance, the amount of which depends on your financial background.|
|Academic Qualification :||SPM/STPM|
|Type of Study :|
|Age Limited :|
|1||AMMA Foundation Study Loan|
|2||Bakun Charitable Trust|
|3||Employees Provident Fund (Account II) Withdrawal Scheme for Education|
|4||The Public Service Department (JPA) Local & Overseas Sponsorship Programmes|
|5||Biasiswa Kerajaan Negeri Sabah Scholarship (For Degree Student Only)|
|6||The Public Service Department (JPA) Local & Overseas Sponsorship Programmes|
|7||Pinjaman Latihan Kemahiran|
|8||Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Study Loan|
|9||MARA Scholarship Programs|
|10||Ministry of Higher Education - Scholarship Division|
|11||PERDANA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME|
|12||KEMENTERIAN PERTAHANAN MALAYSIA|
|13||PTPTN - Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional|
|14||The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) Education Fund|
|15||TABUNG PEMBANGUNAN KEMAHIRAN|
|16||Yayasan Khazanah Global Scholarship|
|17||Yayasan Sabah Group|
|18||Yayasan Sarawak Study Loan|
|19||Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman scholarship|
|20||YPPB Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera scholarship|
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The role of the scholarship is to offer financial assistance to gifted students in their university or college tuition fees.
Scholarship came in many types of financial aid packages for various sectors of Malaysian society.
Numerous institutions and organizations offer scholarships and loans for undergraduate study in Malaysia.
There are also schemes for students wish to study overseas.
There are thousands of financing options. You don't have to be the brightest, the fittest to be eligible. Conversely, those who do not apply themselves will be found wanting. Often, good timing, preparation and desire are the things you need most.
If you have a will to succeed, there is always a way here :
A - Malaysian Government provide financial aid for study in public or private universities in Malaysia.
Scholarships from diploma level upwards, for Malaysia and overseas students.
Government scholarships usually require the student to agree to work for the government for a stipulated period after graduation.
B - Foreign Governments also offer full or partial scholarships.
More about Malaysian Government Scholarship
For those unable to secure a scholarship, there is a variety of
loans made available by :
2) government and
3) financial institutions.
Depending on which loan you choose, repayment schemes and interest rates applied will vary. Some institutions provide interest-free study loans to needy students, while the Malaysian government makes available low-interest study loans through initiatives such as Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional Malaysia (PTPTN) and Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA).
Education can also be funded from a withdrawal from your parents' EPF Account B (Account II).
EPF Payments are split 70:30 between the A and B accounts.
withdrawals can be made for:
Many private universities offer scholarships to encourage students to pursue higher education regardless of economic background and financial circumstances.
These scholarships offered are for any programmes available at these institutions and are based on different criteria, depending upon the institution.
A common type of scholarship is based on academic excellence, together with meaningful participation in extra-curricular activities.
Some universities scholarships award money according to your grades, ie the higher the grade the more cash you get.
Other university scholarships include everything from awards for sporting prowess to a generous alumnus wanting to give something back to his or her university.
Check to find out what scholarships offers : Private Universities in Malaysia
Study loans and personal loans are also available through the many banking institutions in Malaysia.
Some study loans as follows:
1) Al-Falah Education Financing
2) BCB Study Loan Bank of Commerce Berhad
3) Chang Ming Thien Foundation Student Loan Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)
4) MARA Study Loan MARA
5) PTPTN Study Loan PTPTN
6) RHB Study Loan RHB Bank 7) U
Education Loan United Overseas Bank
Education Loan United Overseas Bank
Charities and private organizations Scholarships :
There are many independent charitable trusts and foundations which fund students through their tertiary education.
These include companies which have a civic obligation known as corporate social responsibility (CSR) to fulfill.
Depending upon the organization, they may have an array of requirements to be met (on top of academic), such as returning to work in Malaysia or working with the organization during the period of study.
More about Private Scholarships in Malaysia
Corporate scholarships from companies varies considerably in terms of the duration of scholarship, plus the amount of money given.
The usual criteria for obtaining this type of award are that, the student studies a particular course at a particular university and subsequently works for a stipulated period of time with the company upon graduation.
|MARA Overseas Scholarships for Bumiputera Only quoted from here
The list of countries and courses are as follow.
US - Biotech, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Computer Science/Information Technology, Business Administration, Economic, Finance
UK - Medical, Optometry, Biotech, Engineering, Actuarial Science, ACCA
Australia - Medical, Biotech, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Accounting, TESL, Mathematics, Science,
New Zealand - Medical, Optometry, Biotech, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Accounting, TESL, Mathematics, Science,
Canada - Engineering
Jordan - Medical, Dentistry, Islamic Finance/Banking/Economy
Egypt - Medical, Islamic Finance/Banking/Economy
India - Medical, Dentistry
Ireland - Medical, ACCA
Czech Republic - Medical
Poland - Medical
Indonesia - Pharmacy
Germany - Engineering
France - Engineering
China - Mandarin
|MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat) is now offering its annual
scholarship award to qualified candidates for academic session 2009
Students pursuing first degree, professional courses (ACCA etc), masters and PhD can review the qualifications required and apply accordingly for the scholarship.
Aspiring candidates must not be recipients of any scholarship, loan or other type of financial assistance from any regulated body or company. He or she must be an active student in school with proven academic track record and co-curricular participation.
Students are also required to score min credit in all SPM subjects, and subsequently sit down for International English Language Testing System, IELTS (min mark 5.5) or Test of English as a Foreign Language, TOEFL (min score 550/65).
Courses applicable include engineering, biotechnology, science, medicine, finance, accounting, banking, economics (first degree, masters and PhD) as well as ACCA, CIMA and CA (professional).
Click here to view full requirements and download Mara Scholarship form 2009/2010. All applications must be accompanied by the relevant certificates and transcripts of major academic examinations and sent to: Pengarah, Bahagian Penganjuran Pelajaran MARA, Tingkat 3, Medan MARA, 21, Jalan Raja Laut, 50609 Kuala Lumpur (UP: Unit Pengambilan).
Completed application must be received by the office latest by 23 January 2009.
|Education Fund Name : MARA Scholarship Programs
MARA Scholarship for post SPM Programs
Excellent Student Scheme (Skim Pelajar Cemerlang)
American Degree Foundation /Programs for American Top Universities (ATU)
A-Level for British Top Universities (BTU)
1st. Degree Professional / Programs
1st Degree Programs at IPTA/IPTS.
Scholarship of students at MARA Institutes of higher learning eg. GMI, MFI. Scholarship of students at other technical institutes eg. TATI, Tool Tronic and JMTI
Franchised Diploma Program of Public Institutes of Higher Learning at private colleges,IT Diploma at MARA Institutes of Learning, Franchised Degree Program of Public Institutes of Higher Learning at private colleges, Professional Accountancy ACCA/CIMA, Professional Architecture--PAM/LAM II,Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators-ICSA 3 + 0 programs in private colleges.
MARA Study Loan Scheme was
first introduced in 1966 when Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) was formed.
The financial assistance was then given out in the form of full
scholarships. From 1968, the financial aid for college was divided into
2 types. MARA scholarships with a 25 % repayment and MARA study loans
with a 100 % repayment.
|Fund Type||MARA Study Loan Scheme|
Bumiputera, Malaysian citizen: Definition of
Bumiputera If one of the parents is a Malay and practicing Islam or
Bumiputera (aborigines/indigenous for Sabah & Sarawak) therefore his/her
children are Bumiputeras. Credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM/SPMV level.
Never been sponsored by any scholarship bodies at the same education level. Students whose scholarships have been terminated by any sponsor may apply for MARA financial assistance a year after the termination, with the condition that the students have to bear all expenses for that year and obtain excellent results.
Institutions of higher learning are recognized by Malaysian Government or private institutions of higher learning are recognized by Private Education Division, Ministry of Education.
Meet age requirements as follows:
i. Programs for SPM school leavers 19 years and below
ii. First degree not exceeding 30 years old
iii. Masters degree/Medicine/Dentistry Specialization - not exceeding 40 years old
iv. Doctor of Philosophy (phD) not exceeding 45 years old
Currently undergo courses that are of great importance to MARA.
Free from any contracts or paid leave from employer while studying except for Medical Specialization courses (For each programs sponsored, there will be other specific requirements relevant to such programs)
The Socio Economic status of the family where the annual taxable joint income of the parents or spouses must not exceed RM80,000.
|How To Apply||
Inquiries, please contact: Tel: (603)
26915111 ext 1400
|Field of study||
FIELDS / COURSES SPONSORED BY MARA
Institute of Chartered Accountancy
Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrative ( ICSA )
Environmental / Earth Sciences
Physical Applied Sciences
Resource Development Sciences
Food / Textile / Plastic / Rubber / Wood Technology
Quality Control & Equipment
Real Estate Management
|Time of application|
|Value of award|
JPA/MARA Overseas Study Scholarships
Aged between 18 and 19 (by the closing date of this application 10 days from the release of the SPM 2004 results) and who have scored at least a Grade 2A in Bahasa Melayu, History and Islamic Studies/Moral to apply for their study scholarships in the fields.
How To Apply
· Those applying by mail will have to purchase the printed forms from counters located at Bank Simpanan Nasional located nationwide.
Field of study
· Medicine Dentistry/Pharmacy
· Medicine (Middle East)
· Science & Technology (Biochemistry, Physics, Chemistry, Food Science, Agricultural Science, Veterinarian Science)
· Actuarial Science
· Computer Science
· Engineering (Japan, Korea, Germany, France)
· MRSM Special Programme + Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Time of application
10 days from the Official SPM Announcement Date.
Value of award
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