Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship (BTAR) 2021


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Study Level



Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


This well-recognized and prestigious scholarship is open to all Malaysians who are in need of financial support in order to pursue their studies. This scholarship is specially for those who are pursuing studies at Bachelor's level at any local university in Malaysia. Tuition fee and living expenses will be covered. Likewise, there will also be professional development and mentorship from Tunku Scholar Alumni. 


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

Paired with perseverance, leadership and the passion to learn, the other criteria required are listed as follows: 

  • 3.00 CGPA or equivalent for Degree / STPM / Foundation / Matriculation / Diploma, OR
  • BBB for A-Level
  • Note: Students who do not meet this academic requirement but are highly active in extracurricular activities and leadership are still strongly encouraged to apply

Priority will be given to applicants with:

  • Household income of RM4,850 or less
  • First in the family to go to university
  • Had to overcome significant challenges
Preferred Discipline

Malaysians from all fields of study are encouraged to apply as all applications will be reviewed individually and holistically by the YTAR team.

Amount Info

University fees

  • Full sponsorship of tuition fees in any MQA-accredited public or private university for study in Malaysia

Monthly allowance

  • A monthly living allowance

Annual allowance

  • Access to a development fund that our scholars can use for self-development or to fund community projects
  • Stationery allowance
  • Textbook allowance

One-off allowance

  • Thesis allowance
  • Laptop allowance
  • Formal Clothing allowance
  • Flight allowance (for flights between East and West Malaysia only)

How to apply for Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship (BTAR) 2021

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Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman
A-10-10, Menara UOA Bangsar,
No. 5 Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
59000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.


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