Elena Cooke Education Fund


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Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) and UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) students who have received their examination results are invited to apply to the Elena Cooke Education Fund for financial assistance in the form of partial scholarships.

The Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, aims to help underprivileged young people, whether they live with their families or were raised in children’s homes and orphanages, to pursue quality education after SPM in local colleges or universities.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • Malaysians below 23 years old as at December 31, 2020 who have obtained at least:
    • 3As in the SPM examination or
    • 2Bs in the STPM examination or
    • 6Bs in the UEC examination
  • and who meet other criteria as stated in the application form and the relevant educational institution’s course entry requirements.
  • Household income must not be more than RM60,000.00 per annum in 2020. Applicants who have already commenced their courses will NOT be eligible.
Preferred Discipline

Partial Scholarships at Local Colleges/Universities

Partial scholarships are available for the colleges/universities listed below. Applicants must apply separately to the colleges/universities on their own. However, scholarships are NOT open for A-levels or Foundation level courses. The Elena Cooke Education Fund reserves the sole and absolute discretion as to the amount of the scholarship.

Private Institutions

  • 1 Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
  • 2 First City University College
  • 3 Han Chiang College
  • 4 HELP Academy/University
  • 5 INTI International University
  • 6 Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • 7 Methodist College Kuala Lumpur
  • 8 Monash University Malaysia
  • 9 Nilai University
  • 10 Open University Malaysia
  • 11 Penang Medical College
  • 12 Sunway College/University
  • 13 Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Malaysia
  • 14 Taylor's University
  • 15 The One Academy of Communication Design
  • 16 The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • 17 UCSI University
  • 18 University Tun Abdul Razak
  • 19 UOW Malaysia KDU
  • 20 Wawasan Open University

Public Universities

  • 1Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • 2 Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • 3 Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  • 4 Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • 5 Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • 6 Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • 7 Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
  • 8 Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia
  • 9 Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • 10 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • 11 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • 12 Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
  • 13 Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
  • 14 Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

How to apply for Elena Cooke Education Fund

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  • 1. Download and fill up the application form (click here for the application form)
  • 2. Please read the scholarship requirements as detailed in the application form.
  • 3. Send the completed application form and all attachments by ordinary
    post/courier/hand to:

Elena Cooke Education Fund
Lot F28, 1st Floor, Centrepoint Bandar Utama
3 Lebuh Bandar Utama
Bandar Utama
47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D.E.

  • 4. All applications must be received by 15th August 2021

*Short-listed candidates will be notified by email

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