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Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman scholarship

The Tunku Abdul Rahman Foundation invites suitable Malaysian citizens to apply for the Tunku Abdul Rahman scholarship. The scholarship is created to honour the contributions of the late Almarhum Y.T.M Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj as the first Malaysian Prime Minister and Father of Independence. Recipients will be selected from among students through comprehensive interviews.

Application requirements

a) Basic requirements

1) Malaysian citizen

2) 25 years old or under by application deadline

3) Recently finished the first semester *, in Year One of first degree programme in any local institutions of higher learning in the country.

4) Available for the fully local programmes only

b) Academic and co-curriculum requirements

1) Excellent results in SPM/STPM/Matriculation/Foundation level.

2) Distinction in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM level.

3) Minimum CGPA of 3.50 in the first semester of the Year 1 in a first degree progamme.

4) Possess leadership quality and active involvement in co-curricular activities.

c) Additional requirement

1) Recipient of the Tunku Abdul Rahman scholarship needs to serve the country for a minimum of 5 years after finishing the sponsored course.

* Successful candidate will be decided after receiving the full result of the second semester in the first year to confirm the CGPA is over 3.5 in the first year.

Scholarship details:

1) Education fee according to the actual fee of the university.

2) RM1,000 Living allowance a month

3) RM500 Books allowance per semester

4) Allowance pertaining to study e.g. thesis, practical/ project paper allowance and equipment allowance (once a year).

5) Return airfare once a year (for Peninsular students who study in the Sabah or Sarawak and vice versa).


All applications must be made through the Student Services Department of your university. Failure to do so will result in application being rejected. Application deadline is 31 March 2009

Application Procedure

Interested students can obtain application forms from Student Services, IMU or from the website at

All applications must be submitted before the closing date stipulated in the announcement. Late applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the interview. Applications must be submitted to IMU latest by 27 March 2009.


Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship
Khazanah Scholarship Awards Kuok Foundation

Tunku Abdul Rakman Sckolarskip

Application Form

Qualified candidates can obtain the application form from:

Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman
Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia

Aras 14, Blok El 2, Parcel E, Presint 1
Pusat Pen+adbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62505 Pu+rajaya
Tel: 03-8888 6107 / 8888 6108
Faks: 03-8888 6095
Laman Web:
The application form can also be downloaded from

Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman (YTAR) or Tunku Abdul Rahman Foundation was set up as a commemoration service to Almarhum Y.T.M. Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra AI-Haj, Malaysia's first Prime Minister who is also fondly remembered as the "Father of Malaysia".

YTAR is a legal alliance set up under the Akta Parlimen Bilangan 43, 1966 on 28 July 1966. It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Higher Education.

  Basic requirements
1 Candidates must be Malaysian citizens and not more than 25 years old
2 Have already completed the first year of a Bachelor's degree programme at any local higher educational institutions and do not have any loan or scholarship

  Academic and Co-curricular Requirements
1 Possess excellent academic result in SPM/STPM/Matriculation/Foundation programme
2 Pass SPM with credits in Bahasa Malaysia and English
3 Obtain a CGPA of 3.5 and above during the first year of their Bachelor's degree examination
4 Possess strong leadership qualities and actively participates in co-curricular activities

  Additional Requirements
1 Upon graduation, the scholars must remain in Malaysia to work for the public or private sector for a minimum of five years.
2 Application has to be supported by the Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)

  Value of Award
1 Full tuition fee
2 Monthly living allowance of RM1,000
3 Book allowance of RM300 per semester
4 Yearly allowance for activities related to study
5 Annual return air fare to travel back to Sabah or Sarawak for those studying in Peninsular Malaysia or vice versa

Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman Education Loan

Fund Type

total loan plus 4% cost of service


Ketua Eksekutif,
Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman,
Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia,
Paras 3, Blok K (Selatan)
Pusat Bandar Damansara

Tel: 03-253 4895, 253 5898
Fax: 03 253 4928


The scheme is open to all Malaysian citizens who have successfully been accepted into any one of the local public institute of higher learning - IPTA or local private institute of higher learning - IPTS; and preference will be given to year 2 candidates who have yet to receive any financial assistance.

How to Apply

          The Application Form costs RM7.00 and is to be paid by Kiriman Wang, Wang Pos or Bank draft with the name "YAYASAN TUNKU ANDUL RAHMAN".

          Application is to be sent by post together with a 25cm X 18cm (A4 size) self-addressed (candidate's address) envelope plus a 60 cents stamp to the above address

Field of Study

Preference is given to candidates who are attending science and technology courses recognized by the Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam or those courses which are considered important by the Lembaga Pemegang Amanah Yayasan.

Time of Application


Value Award

IPTA RM 3,500 to RM 5,000 p.a

IPTS RM 10,000