Asasi Financial Assistance (Bantuan Kewangan Asasi)


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This financial assistance programme was established by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). This financial assistance program was first offered starting 2005/2006 student intake.

Bantuan Kewangan Asasi is for the target group of students who fall in the B40 and M40 and have joined an Asasi programme, with a family income of less than RM10,000.00 only.

Students of the target group B40 and M40 that have signed up to follow the course by using the entry qualification of SPM or its equivalent (SPM/Setaraf) are eligible to apply.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • The applicant is a citizen of Malaysia;

  • The financial assistance is ONLY for students who are enroled in an Asasi programme at a UA with family income less than RM10,000.00

  • Students who have applied for their course by using their SPM results or its equivalent (SPM/Setaraf); and

  • The course has been certified and approved by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education.

Additional clauses include

  • Students are required to sign an agreement with one surety.

  • No repayments necessary, UNLESS the student failed to complete the sponsored programme successfully, at which point payment of the sponsored amount is necessary. 

Preferred Discipline

Asasi programmes at the following universities:

  • Universiti Malaya (UM)

  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

  • Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

  • Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

  • Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)

  • Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)

  • Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)

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