Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Scholarship

Published by on Jan 01, 2013, 02:18 am

Majlis Amanah Rakyat is an agency under Malaysia’s Ministry of Rural and Regional Development. Established on the 1st of March 1966, MARA is responsible for encouraging and facilitating social and economic development in the rural areas. Its main objective is to provide assistance to the Bumiputeras (especially in the rural areas) to participate in any commercial and entrepreneurial activities, thus creating a stronger community.

Scholarships Offered:

Every year, MARA offers scholarships for both local and overseas programmes

Who should apply:

Bumiputera students who:

  • Maintain good academic results and at the same time, are active in co-curricular activities (well-rounded)
  • Have good leadership skills and are good at teamwork
  • Are hardworking
  • Are not suffering from any critical illnesses, eg: Hepatitis, AIDs, HIV etc.

Field of Study

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Optometry
  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical)
  • Actuarial Science
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology/ Computer Science/ ICT
  • Pure Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Architecture
  • Law
  • Tourism
  • Economics, Business Administration, Finance
  • Islamic Economics, Islamic Business Administration, Islamic Finance
  • Science
  • Arts
  • Education

Contact Information

Education Sponsorship Division,

3rd Floor, MARA Head Office21, Jalan Raja Laut, 

50609 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03-2613 2015 / 03-2613 2016

Fax: 03-2691 5854


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