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You Can Apply for These Scholarships from Private Universities Even With 2A's

Published by Afterschool.my on Mar 18, 2020, 01:46 pm

Scholarships, scholarships, scholarships.

Everyone wants one but the chances of actually obtaining one seems slim to none, especially when the requirements insist on straight A's results. Is your future now bleak and hopeless?

Absolutely not! Why? Because, believe it or not, some private unis do offer scholarships for every A you get. Check out our list below:

Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes focusing in the fields of renewable energy, engineering, business and surveying. Located in Putrajaya, Heriot-Watt also offers a range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below to their Foundation programmes.

Foundation programmes:

- 6As: RM6,000

- 7As: RM7,000

- 8As: RM8,000

- 9As and above: RM10,000

For more information here, and you can also check out more about Heriot-Watt University right here.

Curtin University, Malaysia

Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) is the Malaysian branch of Curtin University, an Australian university ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017. The campus is located in Sarawak.

Foundation programmes:

- 7 to 8As: RM3,000

- 9As: RM6,000

- 10As: RM10,000

More information here, and Curtin Univerity's profile page is here.

Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) University College

TAR campuses can be found in Setapak (Kuala Lumpur), Tanjung Bungah (Penang), Kampar (Perak), Segamat (Johor), Kuantan (Pahang), and Penampang (Sabah). The TAR UC Merit Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the form of tuition fee waiver of up to 100%. Check the qualifications below:

A-Levels:

- 7As: 25% tuition fee waiver

- 8As: 50% tuition fee waiver

- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

Foundation programmes:

- 5As: 15% tuition fee waiver

- 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver

- 7As: 25% tuition fee waiver

- 8As: 50% tuition fee waiver

- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here. Feel free to find out more about TAR University College right here as well.

Raffles University

Raffles University prides itself as a practice-oriented university with intensive curricula and practical hands-on experiences that prepare students for their future careers. Check out their financial aid for students across Malaysia:

Diploma programmes:

- For every A: RM1,400

Foundation programmes:

- For every A: RM600

More information here and discover more about Raffles University with this link. 

Asia Pacific University (APU)

APU is recognised for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and provides scholarships to high-achieving students, such as the APU Merit Scholarship, Sportsman Scholarship, East-Malaysian Community Scholarship.

All programmes:

- 4 to 5As: 10% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.50)

- 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.60)

- 7As: 30% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 2.70)

- 8As: 40% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.00)

- 9As: 50% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.30)

- 10As: 100% tuition fee waiver (renew yearly if achieve over CGPA 3.70)

More information here.

Sunway University

Nestled in Bandar Sunway, Sunway University is owned and managed by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. The Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship is awarded to enrolling freshmen in recognition of their excellent academic achievements prior to admission into a new programme in Sunway University.

Pre-University / Professional Accounting programmes:

- 3As: RM2,000

- 4As: RM3,000

- 5As: RM4,000

- 6As: RM5,000

- 7As: RM6,000

- 8As: RM9,000

- 9As: RM16,000

- 10As: Full scholarship

Diploma programmes:

- 3As: RM3,000

- 4As: RM4,000

- 5As: RM5,000

- 6As: RM6,000

- 7As: RM7,000

- 8As: RM10,000

- 9As and above: RM18,000

More information on their scholarships here, and refer to Afterschool.my's Sunway University profile with this link!

Taylor's University

Since its inception in 1969, Taylor's University has become a leading private education institution and has produced over 70,000 graduates. Located in Subang, Taylor's in inviting the best students in Malaysia to join them. 

American Degree Transfer programme:

- 5As: RM4,000

- 6As: RM5,000

- 7As: RM6,000

- 8As: RM8,000

- 8A+ or 9As and above: RM15,000

Diploma programmes:

- 3As: RM3,000

- 4As: RM4,000

- 5As: RM5,000

- 6As: RM6,000

- 7As: RM7,000

- 8As: RM8,000

- 8A+ or 9As and above: RM10,000

More information here, and here.

Limkokwing University

LimKokWing University is an international private university that started out as the LimKokWing Institute of Creative Technology in Malaysia in 1991 and is located in Cyberjaya. Interested students can apply for tuition fee waiver by referring to the requirements below:

Diploma and undergraduate programmes:(Duration for one year and then it will be renewed annually based on CGPA)

- 6 to 7As: 50% tuition fee waiver

- 8 to 9As: 70% tuition fee waiver

More information here, and Limkokwing's profile page is right here

Xiamen University

Xiamen University Malaysia Campus (XMUMC) is the first overseas campus set by a renowned Chinese university and the first Chinese university branch campus in Sepang, Malaysia. Xiamen University is currently offering up to 100% tuition fee waiver for qualified students!

Foundation programmes?:

- 3As: 10% tuition fee waiver

- 4As: 15% tuition fee waiver

- 5As: 30% tuition fee waiver

- 6As: 45% tuition fee waiver

- 7As: 60% tuition fee waiver

- 8As: 75% tuition fee waiver

- 9As: 90% tuition fee waiver

-10As: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here, as well as here.

HELP University

One of the pioneers in psychology education and research in Malaysia, HELP University has been well known in the arts, humanities and sciences. Check out what they have to offer for students across Malaysia: 

A-Levels:

- 1 to 4As: RM13,000

- 5As: RM15,000

- 6As: RM17,000

- 7As: RM19,000

- 8As: RM22,000

- 9 to 10As: RM24,000

- 9A+ to 10A+: Full scholarship

American Degree Transfer programme:

- 2As: RM4,000

- 3As and above: RM6,000

Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science:

- 7 to 8As: RM8,500

- 9As: RM11,050

- 9A+: RM14,000

There are many more merit scholarships available for different academic programmes offered by HELP University. More information here. Discover more about HELP University with this link!

International Medical University (IMU)

The International Medical University (IMU) has over 22 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education, and they're also providing financial aid for inspired students in the country:

Foundation in Science:

- 5 A+/A or 6 A+/A/A-: RM2,000

- 6 A+/A or 7 A+/A/A-: RM4,000

- 7 A+/A or 8 A+/A/A-: RM5,000

- 8 A+/A and above: RM12,450

More information here and here.

First City University

First City University aims to provide quality education while allowing their students to experience a well-rounded education. They offer several postgraduate programmes that are franchised with foreign partners from the UK, Australia and Germany.

Foundation in Engineering:

- 5 to 7As: 10% tuition fee waiver

- 8 to 9As: 25% tuition fee waiver

- 8A+ and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here, and get to know more about the university here.

MAHSA University

Set up in 2005, MAHSA University is the brainchild of Prof. Datuk Dr Hj Mohamed Haniffa, a clinical practitioner of medicine who wanted to create a centre of excellence in medicine, pharmacy, nursing and allied health science education in the region. Eligible students can apply up to 100% tuition fee waver:

Foundation in Science:

- 6 to 7As: 50% tuition fee waiver

- 8As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here and here.

Nilai University

Established in 1997, Nilai University started as a college and then became university college’ in 2008 before receiving full university status in 2012. Below are the offered tuition fee waiver for students:

Foundation programmes:

- 5 to 6As: 20% tuition fee waiver

- 7 to 8As: 30% tuition fee waiver

- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

Diploma programmes:

- 5 to 6As: 30% tuition fee waiver

- 7 to 8As: 40% tuition fee waiver

- 9As and above: 100% tuition fee waiver

More information here and here.

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus awards students with the same degree as the one from the UK. Check out their offered tuition fee waiver below:

Foundation programmes:

- 7As and above: 25% tuition fee waiver

More information here and here.

University of Reading Malaysia

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) is the first overseas campus of the University of Reading in the UK, a world-renowned teaching and research institution. They are offering scholarships for excellent students interested in their foundation programmes.

Foundation programmes:

- 7 to 8As: 20% tuition fee waiver

- 9As and above: 30% tuition fee waiver

More information here and here.

IACT College

IACT College is a dedicated college that has been around for over 40 years, founded by the Malaysian Advertisers Association (MAA) and the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Malaysia (4As), the two largest advertising associations in Malaysia.

Foundation programmes:

- 5As: RM1,000

- 6As: RM2,000

- 7As: RM3,000

- 8As and above: RM5,000

More information here and here.

UCSI University College

UCSI offers a wide spectrum of academic programmes, ranging from medicine, pharmacy, nursing, engineering and architecture to music, multimedia, education, liberal arts and hospitality.

UCSI University Foundation in Science / Arts:

- 5As: RM3,000

- 6As: RM4,000

- 7As: RM5,000

- 8As: RM8,000

- 9As: RM9,000

- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM10,000

- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM18,000

UCSI College Foundation in Business:

- 5As: RM1,500

- 6As: RM2,500

- 7As: RM3,500

- 8As: RM4,500

- 9As: RM5,500

- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM6,500

- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM12,960

UCSI College Foundation in Science:

- 5As: RM1,500

- 6As: RM2,500

- 7As: RM3,500

- 8As: RM4,500

- 9As: RM5,500

- 9A+/As (minimum 6A+): RM6,500

- 9A+/As (minimum 8A+): RM13,000

More information here and here.

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