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Top Scholarships to Apply in August

Published by Afterschool.my on Aug 12, 2020, 02:19 pm

As many universities and colleges are preparing for the new intake, various scholarships are now available for young bright students to apply! Here is a list of the top scholarships are now open for application. Hurry, don’t miss the deadline!

Maxis Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Maxis is offering scholarships worth up to RM40,000* plus internship opportunities for undergraduate students who are pursuing fields related to technology or business. There are three categories for students to apply: Women in Tech, Tech, and Young Leaders.

Country: Malaysia

Preferred field:

  • Engineering (Network/Telecomm/Software/Mechanical/ Electrical/Electronic)
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science/Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Sciences
  • Business Management
  • Finance/HR
  • Political Science
  • Economics

Deadline: 31st August 2020

Link: Maxis Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Successful applicants will be able to experience 1 year of non-degree graduate study and professional collaboration in the United States of America. International travel, tuition, books, and monthly stipends are included.

Country: United States

Preferred field:

  • Sustainable development
  • Democratic institution building
  • Education
  • Public Health

Link: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Yayasan KLK

Yayasan KLK offers scholarships worth between RM10,000 to RM17,000 to Malaysian students who are pursuing their studies in any Malaysian higher learning institutions. Scholars may be offered an opportunity to work with KLK upon graduation. 

Country: Malaysia

Preferred field:

  • Agricultural Sciences or related disciplines
  • Sciences (Chemistry, Biotech)
  • Engineering (mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical, electronics
  • Accountancy
  • Information technology
  • Architecture
  • Real estate management
  • Town & Regional planning

Deadline: 10th September 2020 (updated)

Link: Yayasan KLK

PESTECH Undergraduate/Postgraduate Scholarship


This scholarship is open to students who are pursuing undergraduate/postgraduate studies at all public or private universities in Malaysia. It is a full scholarship that covers tuition fees as well as living allowance.

Country: Malaysia

Preferred field: Engineering, Commercial & any other courses that meet PESTECH’s needs

Link: PESTECH Undergraduate/Postgraduate Scholarship

Yayasan Khazanah - Rhodes Scholarship for Malaysia 2021

This is perhaps the most prestigious scholarship programme in the world. Scholar of this scholarship will be able to complete their postgraduate study at University of Oxford with international travel, visa fee, tuition fee and living cost covered.

Country: United Kingdom (University of Oxford)

Preferred field: Any

Link: Yayasan Khazanah - Rhodes Scholarship for Malaysia 2021

FY2021-2022 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

Fulbright FLTA Program offers participants to be hosted in a U.S. institution for one year where they will be assisting language teaching as well as completing university courses. It covers travel allowance, insurance cost and living allowance.

Country: United States

Preferred field: Anthropology, Area Studies, Arts, Communication, Computer Sciences/Technology, Education (Rural, Teacher Training) Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Humanities, Languages, Literature, Social Sciences, Social Work and Sociology.

Link: FY2021-2022 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Malaysians who are pursuing Diploma or Degree courses in local public institution of higher learning or university in Malaysia. It offers up to RM5,500 per academic year for Diploma courses and between RM8,000 to RM9,500 per academic year for first Degree course.

Country: Malaysia

Preferred field: Any

Link: Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Foundation Scholarship

If you are interested in any of the scholarship above, act now! Submit your application before the deadline and stand a chance to make your higher education dream come true.

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