Elena Cooke Education Fund


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Study Level

Degree,Diploma,Professional Qualification


Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


The Elena Cooke Education Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, the longest serving principal of the Bukit Bintang Girls’ School, 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.  

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.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

Applicant must have obtained at least:

  • 3As in the SPM examination or
  • 2Bs in the STPM examination or 
  • 6Bs in the UEC examination

Applicant must be below 23 years old as at 31st December 2022.

Applicant must be a Malaysian citizen.

Household income must not be more than RM60,000 per annum in 2022.

Applicant must meet the course requirements of the college/university applied for.  

Applicant has not yet commenced his/her course in the college/university applied for.  

Preferred Discipline

The following are open for applications:

A. SUNWAY-ECEF SCHOLARSHIP (Sunway Campus in Selangor only)

Tuition fees and general fees (namely, fees other than tuition fees, but

excluding refundable deposit) will be fully covered whilst allowances

for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the

entire course.


Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business (CFAB)

ACCA Foundation in Accountancy (ACCA FIA)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Diploma in Accounting

Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Communication

Diploma in Finance

Diploma in Information Technology


BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

BSc (Hons) in Business Management

BSc (Hons) in Business Studies

BSc (Hons) in Financial Analysis

BSc (Hons) in Financial Economics

Bachelor of Software Engineering (Hons)

Diploma in Culinary Arts

Diploma in Events Management

Diploma in Graphic & Multimedia

Diploma in Hotel Management

Diploma in Interior Design


Tuition fees and general fees (namely, fees other than tuition fees, but

excluding refundable deposit) will be fully covered whilst allowances

for accommodation, books and living expenses will be given for the

entire course.


Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Diploma in Education

Diploma in Business

Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Communication

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Data Analytics

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons)

Bachelor of Communication (Hons)

Bachelor of Business (Hons) Major: Accounting

Bachelor of Business (Hons) Majors: Marketing, Finance,

International Business Entrepreneurship, Human Resource


Bachelor of Business Analytics (Hons)

Bachelor of Business Psychology (Hons)

Bachelor of Economics (Hons)

Bachelor of Management (Hons)

Bachelor of Business (Hons) Major: Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons)

Bachelor of Education in TESL (Hons)

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)


Partial scholarships are open for the universities listed below. Applicants

must apply separately to the university on their own. Indicate the course

applied for in the application form. The scholarships are NOT open for

Foundation level courses.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Universiti Malaya (UM)

Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)

Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Universiti Technologi Malaysia (UTM)

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Amount Info
  • Full tuition fee
  • Payout (excluding Refunded Deposit)
  • Accommodation
  • Book allowance and living expenses

How to apply for Elena Cooke Education Fund

Learn how you can apply now

To apply click elena cooke education for the application page. 

Download the application form, complete it and upload together with all required supporting documents.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified by email.

Contact Info

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Enquiries may be directed to [email protected]

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