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Higher Education  →  FundingGovernment Scholarship  →  Yayasan Sabah Group

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
13 PTPTN - Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional
14 The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) Education Fund
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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Yayasan Sabah Group

Study Loan Disbursement and Repayment

Education Development Division disburse loan to successful applicants upon signing of study loan agreement and confirmed by the Education Legal Officer. Subsequent loan payment will only be made based on academic achievement with CPA/CGPA of 2.0 or higher and upon submission of a copy of latest academic result.

Study Loan repayment will commence 6 month upon graduation for loan under the IPTS, IPTA, KYS AND ATTN/LN programs. However, repayment for loan under the Long Distant Learning Program (PJJ) will take effect immediately upon release of first loan amount.

Loaners who default payment and have been issued final warning letter from the Education Legal Section will risk their names and guarantors being published in the local news papers and sent to CTOS for blacklisting. Their family members will also be deprived of future study loan opportunity. As a last resort, legal action will be taken against them.

Yayasan Sabah Group’s educational programs supplement and complete the activities of the government to promote and uplift the quality of education and educational facilities as well as provide educational opportunities for the people of Sabah.

Education Development Division is responsible in managing the sponsorship of Scholarship, Study Loan and Bursary for the Sabah student at secondary education and as well higher education.

The types of sponsorships are as follows:-

Scholarships for Secondary Education

The scholarships offered for secondary education are Daily Scholarships, Boarding School Scholarship, Peninsular Secondary School Scholarship, Sabah/Sarawak Students Exchange Program; Sarawak Scholarship; Placement of students from rural to urban.

Scholarship for Peninsular Secondary School, Sabah/Sarawak Students Exchange Program and Sarawak offered for those students who obtained 5As in UPSR examination. Application is announced on radio and published in local dailies in October/November each year.
Higher Education in Malaysia and Overseas

Under these programs, Scholarship; Study Loan and Bursary are offered once a year. Applications will be opened and advertised in local dailies in March/April every year.

Scholarship offered to those is taking courses in Biotechnology; Nursing; Arabic Language, Medicine and Shipping. However, a place of study for Medicine is specific that is in Egypt, Indonesia and Russia. Other courses besides scholarship will be sponsored under Study Loan.

Sabah Scholarship for Academic Excellence is offered to Sabah students who obtained excellent result in their SPM examination. This award act as accolade for their success and also act as an incentive for other students to work hard to achieve excellent result.

Bursary offered for the students taking a certificate level at University Technology Mara (UiTM) and various Polytechnics.


Educational, Counseling and Career Program
Under this yearly program, seminar, workshop and camping are organized at the selected venue in the district as a centre. Speaker and representative from the related agencies and higher educational institutions are invited to deliver the input to the target group. Target groups are students, teachers, parents and public.

Yayasan Sabah Scholarship

Website :
Address : Scholarship Section, Bangunan Yayasan Sabah, Peti Surat 11201, Telok Likas, 88813 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia
Tel : 088 422 211


• Peninsular Secondary School Scholarship
Yayasan Sabah Group offers this scholarship to students who obtain 5As in UPSR examinations to further their studies to Form 1 at boarding schools in Peninsular Malaysia. Offers will be announced on the radio and published in local dailies in October / November each year.

• Sarawak Secondary School Scholarship
For students who obtain 5As in UPSR examinations to continue their studies to Form 1 at MRSM Kuching, Sarawak. Selection of applicants will be done by MARA and the State Education Department.

• Students Exchange Programme
For students who obtain 5As in UPSR examinations to further their studies to Form 1 at boarding schools in Sarawak. Students studying in Sarawak are sponsored by Yayasan Sarawak while Sarawak’s students in Sabah are sponsored by Yayasan Sabah. Offers or advertisements on this will be announced on the radio and published in local dailies in October / November every year.

• Sabah Secondary School Scholarship
- Boarding School Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students who reside in boarding schools with the rate of RM540.00 – RM760.00 a year. Application forms are distributed to various schools in January / February and must be returned to Yayasan Sabah through the school’s principal.
- Daily Scholarship
For students not residing in boarding schools. The amount of this scholarship ranges between RM120.00 – RM340.00. Application forms are distributed in January / February and must be returned to Yayasan Sabah through the schools’ principal.