Scholarships in Private Universities You Can Apply For

Published by on May 23, 2018, 01:17 am

Looking for a scholarship is not easy, while successfully receiving one is even more difficult. So what can you do if you don’t get any sponsorships? There’re always student loans you can apply for….and then there are plenty of internal scholarships you are eligible to apply for but most don’t know about it. Bookmark this page because we will constantly update the scholarships from time to time and will come in handy for those who are studying at private institutions. Do note that these are internal scholarships. This means that you’ll have to gain admission into the university or obtain an offer letter first in order to apply for it.

Curtin Malaysia Merit Scholarships (Domestic)

Study Level/s: Foundation, Degree

Subject: Business, Commerce, Accounting, Banking, Marketing, Public Relations, Tourism & Hospitality, Engineering, Science, Technology, Mass Communication

Amount: Up to RM10,000 tuition fee waiver

Criteria: Must currently hold a Curtin Malaysia’s Letter-of-Offer to pursue Foundation or Undergraduate studies

How to Apply: Applicants must study at Curtin University Malaysia. Click here to apply for admissions

Download the application form here

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IUKL Scholarship

IUKL scholarships are made available to students who do well in their academic pursuits at the elementary levels, including SPM, STPM, O-Level, A-Level, UEC, Foundation Studies and Diploma.

Study Level/s: Foundation, Diploma, Degree

Subject: Accountancy, Agricultural Science, Architectural Studies, Biotechnology, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Quantity Surveying, Language Studies, Real Estate, etc.

Amount: Partial and full scholarships


  • The scholarship is awarded for the 1st semester ONLY.
  • The scholarship is applicable to Malaysian students ONLY
  • For the 2nd semester onwards, the entitlements are based on the Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme.

How to Apply: Students will need to gain admission in IUKL to be eligible to apply. Enrol for courses in IUKL

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SEGi High Achiever’s Scholarship

Study Level/s: Foundation, Diploma, Degree

Subject: Business & Accounting, Creative Arts & Design, Communication Studies, Hospitality & Tourism, Engineering & Built Environment, Technology & Innovation, Psychology, etc. (All subjects except health sciences programmes)

Amount: Up to 100% scholarship


  • Malaysian citizen, aged below 25 years.
  • High academic achievement(s).
  • Active in extracurricular activities.
  • Recommendation by the school principal or headmaster would be advantageous.
  • NOT applicable for Health Sciences programmes
  • Applicant is required to meet a minimum CGPA of 3.70 every semester to continue the scholarship.

How to Apply:

How to apply for SEGi's High Achiever's Scholarship using your SPM results

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Linton University College

Study Level/s: Foundation, Diploma, Degree, Master

Subject: Business, Architecture, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Design, Nursing, Construction

Amount: Up to 100% scholarship


  • Malaysian citizens
  • Age of applicant to be not more than 25 years of age during the date of application
  • The scholarship is also offered for high achievers in sports/arts/science talents @national/international level


  • Full scholarship is offered for 8As and above
  • Partial scholarship is offered for 5As and above


  • Full scholarship is offered for CGPA 3.50 and above
  • Partial scholarship is offered for CGPA 3.0 and above

How to Apply: Admission into the university is necessary. Click here to apply now

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MAHSA University Foundation Scholarship

Study Level/s: Pre-University

Subject: Science & Business

Amount: Up to 100% of tuition fees


  • Malaysian students with a minimum of 5 A’s in SPM or O Levels

Specific criteria for Foundation in Science


  • 100% scholarship is offered for 8As and above
  • 50% scholarship is offered for 6As and 7As


  • Full scholarship is offered for CGPA 3.50 and above
  • Partial scholarship is offered for CGPA 3.0 and above

*100% scholarship is offered for all applicants in 2018 undertaking Foundation in Business

How to Apply: These scholarships and grants are open to students registered with MAHSA University. Register here

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