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The Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (MSEA) presents young and outstanding Malaysians a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to embark on a journey that will allow them to realise their goals.

Maxis is offering undergraduate scholarships to our postpaid customers or children of our customers who have excelled both in their academic studies as well as their extra-curricular activities. This scholarship is also open for application to children of Maxis permanent and contract employees.

Maxis seeks well rounded individuals, who have demonstrated leadership skills in the classroom, as well as in sports, social work or other areas. Recipients of this scholarship will be able to pursue courses at either a local or overseas university – a significant step towards pursuing their life's dreams and ambitions.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • Applicants or their parents must be a Maxis postpaid customer with a minimum of one year tenure with Maxis postpaid services, having a good payment record with Maxis. Children of Maxis permanent and contract employees are also welcome to apply.

  • Applicants must be Malaysian citizens aged 23 years old and below at the point of application. 

  • Applicants must not be bonded to any body and must have secured an unconditional offer or acceptance from a local or foreign university prior to receiving the Maxis Scholarship for Excellence 

  • Award (MSEA).

  • Note: Note: Applicants may apply for the Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (MSEA) with a conditional offer letter from a local or foreign university listed in item 11 of this section. However, they must have fully met the conditions of the offer prior to being awarded the scholarship. 

  • Applicants must have completed / are in the final stage of foundation courses at the time of applying for this scholarship. 

  • Applicants who are currently progressing through any stage of their undergraduate studies may also apply for this scholarship.

  • Applicants must achieve ALL of the following minimum academic results:

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent: 6As

ANY of the following foundation courses:

  1. Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM): 3As

  2. Matriculation / Diploma: CGPA 3.5

  3. A-Levels: 3As

  4. Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 90.0

  5. International Baccalaureate: 36.0

  6. University Foundation Programme: CGPA 3.5 or equivalent

  7. Current undergraduate students: CGPA 3.5 or equivalent

  • Applicants who are in the final stage of their foundation courses may submit their forecast result. However, the results must be final by the stage of the second-level interview, and must meet the required scores.

  • Applicants are also required to: Possess a good command of the English language, both written and oral; Excel in extra-curricular activities; and Possess leadership qualities

The local or overseas universities that applicants have applied to, or enrolled in, must be recognised by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. The list of universities are:  

  1. Local universities, click here 

For overseas studies, please refer to Times Higher Education 2012-2013 Top 50 World Universities or the Guardian University Guide:

  1. Top 50 Arts and Humanities Universities

  2. Top 50 Engineering and Technology Universities

  3. Top 50 Physical Sciences Universities

  4. Top 50 Social Sciences Universities 

  5. The Guardian University Guide: Subject Table 2013 Top 10 UK Universities for the approved courses stated in the Eligibility section


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  • For local scholarship application, there is no restriction of applicants' field of study

  • For overseas scholarship application the approved fields of study and courses are indicated here

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  • Not specified

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