Yek Min Ek Foundation (YMEF) scholarship


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The Yek Min Ek Foundation offers scholarships to deserving Malaysian students primarily from Sarawak to pursue their undergraduate degrees in local universities. Founded in 1984, Yek Min Ek Foundation has assisted over 300 needy students to further their studies irrespective of their race or religion.

Scholarship recipients do not need to repay the scholarships. However, they must serve in Sarawak for a minimum of three years upon the completion of their degrees.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  1. Applicants must generally come from families who would find it a challenge to finance tuition fees and living expenses
  2. Must be a Malaysian Citizen preferably from Sarawak
  3. Applicants must be full-time students
  4. Must have good academic results
  5. Good community service / extracurricular records
  6. Accepted into or attending academic institutions recognised by Malaysian Government
Preferred Discipline

Their scholarship programme is open for all fields of study. However, their preference is for the courses below;

  • Engineering  ( All )
  • Agriculture
  • IT / Computing
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Education
  • Medicine

How to apply for Yek Min Ek Foundation (YMEF) scholarship

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1. First register for an application account portal at their website. 

2.Download and fill out their online application form.

3. Please prepare the following documents in soft copy to be uploaded in your application portal :

  1. Passport Sized Photo
  2. Copy of IC
  3. Copy of Birth Certificate
  4. Copy of Academic Results and Certificates (PMR, SPM, Matriculation, STPM/A-Levels) and latest results
  5. Offer letter or equivalent from university showing name of course, commencement of course, duration of course and cost of fees
  6. Parents Income Tax Returns (if working) or 12 months’ payslip certified by employer
  7. One reference letter, preferably attesting to your character, academic ability and potential
  8. Personal Statement (100 words) on your values, aspirations and goal and on why you are deserving of Yek Min Ek Foundation Scholarship

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Email : [email protected]

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