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Singapore Scholarships

link:  http://app.scp.gov.sg/idxscholar.asp or http://www.mfa.gov.sg/scp

source: The Star 19/2/2011 Pg N27.

application form: http://www.mfa.gov.sg/scp/ApplicationFormForAY11-12_all%20Msn.pdf

The scholarships is for full time undergraduate program (3 0r 4 years) EXCEPT law, architecture, medicine, dentistry. Scholarship may cover 1-year bridging or foundation programme where necessary.

Requirements:

– Malaysian citizen

– possess excellent academic results

– good command of English

– must meet entry requirements for NTU, NUS and SMU

– may not hold other scholarships/grants/award/fellowship without approval of the Singapore Government

– shortlisted candidate will take the entrance exam of the respective universities. Then undergo interview in April 2011.

– application must be endorsed by the respective schools of the applicant OR by PSD (JPA) and submitted to Singapore High Commission by 11 April 2011.

No bond involved.

Covers tuition fees, living allowance of SGD4300 per year, accommodation allowance based on hostel room rates, and one economy class return ticket.

Contact info:

in Malaysia: Singapore High Commission 03-2141-6277

in Singapore:

Singapore Scholarship

c/o Technical Cooperation Directorate
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Tanglin
Singapore 248 163
Tel: (65) 6379 8000
Fax: (65) 6479 3357
Email: mfa_scp@mfa.gov.sg

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Pinjaman Pelajaran Negeri Selangor

The state government is offering education loans for students to study in Public Institutions (IPTA) and Private Institutions (IPTS) in Malaysia. The institutions must be recognised by the government and offer full time courses.

Criteria
1. General Eligibility
* Applicant born in Selangor
* Either parent were born in Selangor
* Applicant were born in Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur before 1 February 1974.
* Applicant has been living in Selangor for more than 5 years (must be confirmed by your ADUN/Penghulu/Pengerusi JKK/Ketua Kampung.

2. Qualification needed to apply for different academic level

Degree
* Above CGPA of 2.50 in pre-u/matriculation/Diploma
* At least 4 Grade C in any STPM subjects
* At least 5 oass (jayyid) in any subject at STAM level

Diploma
* At least 5 credits in any subject in SPM
* Above CGPA of 2.50 in certificate level

Certificate (IPTA)
* At least 4 credits in any subject in SPM.

Certificate (IPTS) – Only technical courses
* At least 3 credits in any subject in SPM.

Preferred discipline
1. Pinjaman Pelajaran Negeri Selangor
* Any Degree or Diploma course in IPTA or IPTS in Malaysia.
* Certificate level at Politeknik/Kolej Komuniti (not inclusive of Matriculation/Preparation Course/A-Levels/ACCA/Postgraduate courses

2. Pinjaman Pelajaran Tenaga Mahir ‘Fast Track’ Negeri Selangor
* Certificate level technical course at a recognised IPTS. Course duration must be below 1 year

How to apply

Application forms are priced at RM3.00 and can be obtained from:

Counter: Bahagian Pengurusan Sumber Manusia, Cawangan Biasiswa & Pinjaman Pelajaran, Pejabat Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Selangor, Tingkat 3, Bangunan SSAAS, 40503 Shah Alam, or

Post: Send a self addressed envelope (size: 16cm x 23cm) with RM1.00 stamp affixed and your Telephone number.
Include a RM3.00 postal order/money order in favour of Bendahari Kumpulan Wang Biasiswa Negeri Selangor to the following address.

Bahagian Pengurusan Sumber Manusia
Cawangan Biasiswa & Pinjaman Pelajaran
Pejabat Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Selangor
Tingkat 3, Banguana Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
40503 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Contact Info For further information, call 03 5544 7480/ 5521 2275

Deadline 1 April 2011.

note: source from Afterschool.my

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The Star Education Fund

Note: the list of colleges/universities and courses covered under the scholarship fund is listed in the page below. It ranges from foundation to degree programs.

source: http://thestar.com.my/edufund/

ELIGIBILITY

  • be Malaysian citizens of not more than 25 years of age as at 1st January 2011.
  • have excelled in extra-curricular activities & active in sports.
  • not be bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organizations.
  • for Foundation / Diploma courses, applicants must possess reasonably good results in the SPM / UEC or equivalent.
  • for the Higher and Advanced Diploma / Degree courses, applicants must possess reasonably good results in the STPM / A-Level / UEC or equivalent.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To obtain an application form, please download the form here: http://thestar.com.my/edufund/edufundform_tier2.pdf

or submit a stamped (40 sen) self-addressed envelope (25cm x 30cm) to:

Manager
The Star Education Fund
c/o Star Publications (M) Bhd
Menara Star
15 Jalan 16/11 Section 16
46350 Petaling Jaya Selangor

Completed application forms with the required certified supporting documents listed in the application forms must be received by (2) two weeks after the release of SPM or STPM results. Late applications will not be accepted. Only short-listed applicants will be notified.

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AMCHAM-MACEE 2011 Scholarship

The American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) and the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE) are pleased to announce the competition for the AMCHAM-MACEE 2011 Scholarship. AMCHAM created a scholarship endowment program in 1998 to benefit deserving Malaysian students planning to pursue their undergraduate studies in the United States. The AMCHAM-MACEE 2011 Scholarship awards a US$20,000 scholarship, covering four years of undergraduate study in the United States ($5000.00/year renewable for four years subject to meeting the specified conditions). The scholarship is open to qualified Malaysian students who are accepted to an accredited university in the United States for four years of study culminating in a Bachelors degree. The student must be accepted for Fall semester, 2011.

ELGIBILITY

* Malaysian Students who have completed SPM, O Levels, STPM or A Levels.
* Secondary school results must be translated into English, certified as ta true copy and submitted with the application.
* TOEFL and SAT scores must be submitted, IF they are required by the U.S. university to which the student is applying to.
* Two letters of recommendation.
* Certified copy of IC or Malaysian Passport.
* Prior acceptance into U.S. university/college.
* Certified copy of acceptance letter or certified copy of I-20 from U.S. university/college.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

The application for admission and all supporting documents must be received by May 30, 2011, to be considered for the Fall 2011 award. All documents must be official. You may mail them or hand-deliver them to MACEE.
APPLICATION FORM

You can DOWNLOAD the application form (Microsoft Word format) by clicking the link below, but before that read the instructions.

Download Instructions:
1.) Click the download link below. A dialog box will appear asking whether you want to open or save the file. Chose the “Save it to file” option.
2.) The file will be saved in your chosen drive.
3.) Open the file in Microsoft Word. DO NOT CHANGE ANYTHING.
4.) Print and fill out the form.

Download the application form: Click here:

http://www.macee.org.my/AMCHAM%20application%20form%202011.doc

Contact MACEE for more information on this scholarship: For more information on AMCHAM, please contact:

MACEE
AMCHAM-MACEE Scholarship Program
18th Floor, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak,
200, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (603) 2166 8878
Fax: (603) 2166 1878
Email MACEE: http://www.macee.org.my/amcham_enquiry.html

source: http://www.macee.org.my/05_15_content.html

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HONDA DREAMS FUND 2011

DEADLINE: 5.00pm 31 MARCH 2011
SOURCE: http://honda.com.my/socialresponsibility/hondadreamsfund/overview/

APPLICATION FORMS:

Malay: http://honda.com.my/socialresponsibility/hondadreamsfund/download/A4leafletbm.pdf

English: http://honda.com.my/socialresponsibility/hondadreamsfund/download/A4leaflet.pdf

Note: you are required to write a 500 word essay.

Location of study is in Malaysia for any course.

Some of the requirements:

– Age between 17 and 24

– Family income less than RM1500

– completed SPM or STPM

– Medically fit

– not on bond or receiving financial aid from other organisations

Selection process

– need to attend 3 day camp

– only 20 candidates will be selected.

refer to the application process and details at:

http://honda.com.my/socialresponsibility/hondadreamsfund/applicationprocess/

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BIASISWA PERGURUAN PERSEKUTUAN PROGRAM IJAZAH PERTAMA DI INSTITUSI PENGAJIAN TINGGI AWAM

NOTE: this is for EXISTING students doing degree in education related course in IPTA.

source: http://apps.moe.gov.my/ijazah1/

Deadline not mentioned, but application open from 3rd Jan 2011.

Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (KPM) mempelawa calon – calon Ijazah Pertama di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam ambilan Julai 2009, November/Disember 2009 dan ambilan Julai 2010 untuk mendapatkan tawaran Biasiswa Perguruan Pesekutuan di bawah KPM.

Syarat – Syarat Permohonan

1. Calon mestilah Warganegara Malaysia.

2. Umur calon tidak melebihi 25 tahun pada 1 Julai 2011.

3. Pegawai Perkhidmatan Pendidikan tidak layak memohon.

4. Pengajian SEPENUH MASA ambilan Julai 2009, November/Disember 2009 dan ambilan Julai 2010 Program Ijazah Pertama di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam.

5. Tawaran biasiswa ini dibuka kepada pelajar yang mengikuti Ijazah Pertama dalam bidang PENDIDIKAN sahaja.

6. Calon perlu mendapat sekurang – kurangnya PNGK 3.3 bagi keputusan peperiksaan terkini di IPTA untuk memohon.

7. Calon yang berkelayakan sahaja akan dipanggil untuk menduduki Ujian Inventori Sahsiah Keguruan (INSAK). Calon yang lulus INSAK akan dipanggil untuk temuduga.

8. Calon yang berjaya ditawarkan biasiswa KPM perlu melepaskan tajaan sedia ada.

Senarai bidang/kursus pengajian yang ditaja adalah seperti berikut

Pendidikan (Bahasa Melayu)
Pendidikan (B.M sebagai Bahasa Pertama)
Sains Dengan Pendidikan (TESL)
Pendidikan (TESL)
Pendidikan Bahasa Cina
Pendidikan Bahasa Tamil
Pendidikan Sejarah
Pendidikan (Jasmani)
Sains Dengan Pendidikan (Sains Sukan)
Pendidikan (Sains Sukan)
Pendidikan (Sukan dan Rekreasi)
Pendidikan (Sains Rumah Tangga)
Ekonomi Rumah Tangga
Pendidikan (Sains Pertanian)
Pendidikan Perdagangan
Pendidikan Khas (Masalah Pembelajaran)
Teknologi Serta Pendidikan (Elektrik dan Elektronik)
Amalan Bengkel Mesin
Kimpalan
Automotif
Penyejukan dan Penyamanan Udara
Teknologi Serta Pendidikan (Binaan Bangunan)

Note: Thanks to Komathi for info.

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Note: Thanks to Danaraj for the info:

Overseas Student Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong

I am pleased to introduce to you the Overseas Student Scholarships for outstanding overseas students from your country to study in our University’s undergraduate programmes in the 2011-12 academic year, which begins in September 2011. To attract overseas students to our University so as to create a vibrant international environment on campus, the University offers scholarships to support outstanding overseas students to pursue undergraduate studies at our University. A successful student will be awarded HK$120,000 (i.e. about US$15,385) per academic year (tenable for a period of up to 3 years) which covers tuition, hostel and other academic and living expenses for their studies.

Lingnan University is the only liberal arts university in the territory, offering study programmes in Arts, Business and Social Sciences at undergraduate and postgraduate levels up to doctoral degrees. True to its identity as a liberal arts institution, Lingnan is characterised by a small student body, a close faculty-student relationship and a residential campus. Lingnan guaranteed on-campus residence for all non-local students throughout their studies. Local and non-local undergraduate students with the following qualifications are eligible to apply:

satisfactory completion of 7 years of secondary education, or 6 years of secondary education plus one year of study in a 4-year undergraduate curriculum; satisfactory completion of the first year in a 4-year undergraduate curriculum, or in an associate degree programme of a recognized institution; a degree, an associate degree or a diploma awarded by a recognized post-secondary institution; an International Baccalaureate Diploma; satisfactory completion of two years of full-time study in a post-Form Five institution, e.g. a technical institute; or other equivalent qualifications which the University will consider on a case-by-case basis.

(Note: Students may be required to gain a minimum of Grade C in English in the GCE O-Level or GCSE Examination or an equivalent public examination; or a TOEFL score of 213 in the computer-based test, or 550 in the paper-based test, or 79 in the internet-based test, or an IELTS overall band score of 5.5.)

I would appreciate it if you could encourage students in your country to apply for the scholarships to further their studies in Hong Kong. I have attached an eLeaflet for distribution and publicity at your convenience. Students interested in applying for the scholarships should submit their online applications from 15 December 2010 to 31 March 2011 for evaluation for admission. Details of the scholarships are available at our website: http://www.LN.edu.hk/admissions/da/intl.

If you have questions about the scholarships and related matters, you are most welcome to contact Ms Merry CHEY at merrychey@LN.edu.hk or (852)2616 8774 and Ms Elizabeth CHEUNG atelizabethcheung@LN.edu.hk or (852)2616 8778.

We look forward to receiving applications from students at your country.

Yours sincerely
William LEE Keng-mun
Associate Vice-President (Academic Affairs)
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HRDF Scholarship

 

APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCES

PEMBANGUNAN SUMBER MANUSIA BERHAD

 

Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB) would like to invite school leavers and school dropouts from the age of 16 – 25 years to upgrade their skills by pursuing the following apprenticeship training programmes:

  • Mechatronics
  • Hotel Industry
  • Wood Based (Furniture)
  • Plastics Injection Moulding
  • Tool & Die (Mould)
  • Tool & Die (Press Tool)
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Technician

Course Duration

-3 to 16 months

Fee

-The course fee is fully borne by the Government

Allowance

-Apprentices will be given a monthly allowance of RM350 to RM450 during the training period by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad.

Approval

Apprentices who have completed training will be awarded the Malaysian Skills Certificates Level 1 & 2 (SKM 1 & 2) by the Department of Skills Development (DSD) from the Ministry of Human Resources. In addition, they will also be awarded the Apprenticeship Certificates by PSMB.

Concept

-The concept of learning under the apprenticeship scheme is based on theoretical and hands on training at approved training centres and practical training at the premises of sponsoring employers.

Job Placement

-Apprentice who have successfully completed training will be offered employment by the sponsoring employers.

Those who are interested, download form at :

http://www.hrdf.com.my/wps/portal/PSMB/MainEN/Schemes/OtherSchemes/Apprenticeship/

The form is PSMB/SP/1/09.

(if you have problem with the form, check the file name. if there’s a “-” at the end of the file name, remove it.)

Fax the form to 03-20964943 (Apprenticeship Unit)

Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interview sessions.

register at www.hrdf.com.my under Latest News (click on Apprenticeship Scheme Ministry Of Human Resources)

For more information please contact :-

Deadline not mentioned

Note: thanks to Novinthen.
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AET Scholarship

The American Eagle Tankers are offering scholarships to top scorers in SPM to be trained as Ship Engineers and Officers.

Requirements:
Only male students with min of 8 As who are very active in outdoor activities and must know swimming.

For details or application, email:
rahgee1@yahoo.com

No deadlines provided.

Note: Thanks to Ms.Gheeta.

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MALAYSIA AIRPORT EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

URL: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/index.php?ch=56&pg=295

Application: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/ESP/form/registration.php

There are 2 types of programs offered:
Foundation Program

  • The foundation program is sponsorship extended for preparation courses done locally, prior to proceeding to undergraduate programs at either at local or overseas colleges and universities.

Undergraduate Program

  • The undergraduate program is sponsorship extended for undergraduate studies both locally and overseas.

The eligibility criteria for Foundation Program are:

  • Must be a Malaysian
  • Achieve minimum education standards as listed in Annexure 1

Annexure1: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/ESP/Annexure%20I.doc

The eligibility criteria for Undergraduate Program are:

  • Must be a Malaysian
  • Achieve minimum education standards as listed in Annexure 1
  • Complete Foundation program with minimum CGPA of 3.00 and above at a recognized College/University and be accepted to the Undergraduate studies at any local or international college/university.
  • Students with other scholarship scheme or individual funding may be considered. (details refer to Annexure 1)
  • Accept all responsibilities and obligations outlined in this policy by signing the Education Sponsorship Contract (Agreement)

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE

Application for ESP shall be made through the Human Resource Division (HRD) of Malaysia Airports or by filling in the online application form at Malaysia Airports’ official website.

The criteria for the selection of potential students are based on the following:-

  • excellence in education and co-curriculums;
  • interview outcome;
  • acceptance to continue study by recognized colleges or universities; and
  • written and profiling test.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

The selection for Foundation and Degree programs at Colleges/ Universities will be made by the applicant in consultation with the Malaysia Airports, where applicable.

The student must attend a recognized Colleges/Universities certified by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of Malaysia and approved by Malaysia Airports.

The student must ensure the course program applied is approved by Malaysia Airports.

AREAS OF ASSISTANCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Tuition Fees:
– tuition and registration fees will be paid in full for students who are taking up full time courses at the recognized College or Universities; (refer to Annexure V:
http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/ESP/Annexure%20V.doc
– tuition fees will be paid only for the courses which are officially listed as compulsory by the college or university for the completion of the program;
– other elective courses may be sponsored with prior approval from Malaysia Airports i.e. Aviation Management,Transport and Logistics, and etc;

Costs for Books & Supplies, Accommodation, Project, Thesis Papers and Practical Training allowances will be provided as per requirement.

Home Passage
– Return airfare tickets will be provided once a year to Undergraduate students attending colleges or universities overseas.

Clothing allowance;
– The students will be provided with winter clothing allowance once a year (if required).

Living Allowance;
– Food, lodging, local travel, tuition and course program equipments i.e computer etc. will be provided under the sponsorship agreement;
– Living allowances will be paid every month to the student whether during semester break or any college or university approved holidays.

DEADLINE NOT MENTIONED.

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834 comments

  1. durga says:

    Dear sir,
    currently im studying diploma in pharmacy (3rd year) in masterskill unversity college of health sciences.im goin to end my studies in 2 months time. my current cgpa is 3.7….but now suddenly the entry requirement for degree in pharmacy for local uni and private colleges they have changed from 3.50 to 3.80. sir..is there any chance for me to continue my Bac in Pharm? Or do i need to change my course..? i would like to know where can i pursue my degree in pharmacy…pls help me sir..i don knw wat to do now sir…i feel so depressed..im stucked in middle…

    • poobalan says:

      hi durga,

      it seems the rule is by Malaysian Pharmacy Board so you can don’t anything, unless the rules says it doesn’t affect current students. your best hope is to work for a few years using diploma and later pursue degree based on diploma+working experience as assistant pharmacist.

      you can try inquire at Malaysian Pharmacy Board at : http://www.pharmacy.gov.my/index.cfm?&menuid=10

      or else, you can try overseas degree, but ensure the uni is recognised by the Board.

      or you can change to other degree program.

  2. kalai says:

    dear sir,
    Im Kalaivani Nadeson,21 Im a first year medical student in Universitas Padjajdjaran. Is there any loans or scholarship that i can apply? Im quite blur and i dont know where to refer. so hope you may help me. Thank you

    • poobalan says:

      hi kalaivani,

      if you are already in medic program, especially overseas, there’s very few scholarships you can apply for. you can try JPA loan which will be open later. also, the common loans are MIED, MCEF, but its not much.

  3. farah says:

    l am waiting for my SPM result. AM interested to pursue study in engineering. l could not open the Malaysian Airport Education program. the link seems to be broken. Is it not open yet?

  4. farah says:

    Hi Mr Poobalan,

    The one listed in yr page above i.e:MALAYSIA AIRPORT EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM. The page doesnt seems to be there, is it not yet open?

  5. rathika says:

    Dear sir,

    I am a second year student of BSc (Hons) Food Science & Nutrition in UCSI University. I am receiving a ptptn loan, but it is not sufficient enough to pay up my tuition fee. Can you please guide my if there is any chance of applying another source for my education? Thank you

  6. miss leka says:

    hello mr poobalan sir..
    i f alwiz come across ur email in my miclub inbox.. n i feel very honoured n blessed 2 b able to msg u here..
    im currently doing my masters in um.. m.ed (tesl), first semester..
    i was wondering is there any scholarships i cn take up, since my dad is kind of havg sum trble to pay fr the remaining 2 semesters?
    my cgpa is 3.45
    pls rep asap sir.. tq! 🙂

    • poobalan says:

      hi miss leka,

      honoured and blessed sounds so big, i’m not deserving of such words 🙂 anyways, thanks for dropping by my blog.

      are you studying full time? if yes, check out the MOHE website for the scholarship for master students.

      for education, not many scholarships around. more so for postgrad, unless your employer agree to sponsor (if you are working).

      my advice: get a job. doing TESL means you should be having some related degree in it, so try for tutor jobs or tuition for english etc. you can make more than enough to cover your education.

  7. gobinath vijian says:

    hi poobalan sir,

    The Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM) had called me for a interview on marine engineering(diploma).I’m so lucky and happy to hear this but there are some questions that puzzled me.First questions is are Malaysian Marine Engineering Education recognised by overseas country especially Singapore?
    Second questions is are there a scolarship for me to finish the coarse?
    So far that only.My interview on 26January20011 sir.
    Please help me sir.
    Thank you.

    • poobalan says:

      hi gobinath,

      1. for diploma/degree programs you check with MQA. usually foreign universities will rely on the govt’s accreditation. secondly, for engineering degree, we refer to malaysian engineering board. but i’m not sure about diploma level programs. i don’t think it will be a problem for you to work in singapore, if that’s what you are thinking of.

      2. scholarship wise, ALAM itself will link you with the companies related to marine industry.

    • R Muhunthan says:

      @gobinath vijian, hello gobinath…your course at ALAm is recognised worldwide..plus..most of the student at ALAM..nearly 90% of them is sponsored…the early entry is from diploma..then gain your sailing experiene..before you continue to your degre..bright future is there waiting for you..good luck man…

  8. diana george says:

    hello sir. i just finished my spm and currently waiting for the results. i am looking forward for any scholarships offered on medical courses and for foundation. could you suggest best link or website for me to view on this purpose. thank you.

  9. poobalan says:

    hi diana,

    unfortunately, there’s no such “best website” because its not an ideal world 🙂 you have to google high and low to get information because the sources are different, and we don’t have any “department of scholarships and loans”. so, you can start by reading newspaper daily and also check the links on page 2 of the scholarships page. alternatively, if you are having good results (obviously you should since you are targetting for scholarship), then you can approach the colleges/uni to negotiate for scholarships.

    also, if you are from low-income family, you can apply for Honda Dreams Fund which provides full scholarship for any course.

  10. helen says:

    hi sir i am doing my B.Sc biotechnology 2+2 twining program in USA California. I am loking forward for a scholarship that will suport my 2nd year in Malaysia and 3rd and 4th year in US or a Scholarship that will suport my studies in US only. I am curently doing my 3rd sem in Malaysia and my GPA is 3.7 and CGPA is 3.53.Please help me sir.

    • poobalan says:

      hi helen,

      you should with your college. since your results are good, then they should be able to help you out to apply for scholarships. also, the uni you plan to go to in US would have some financial aid as well. other than that, you can check the info listed in this page for current scholarships. but remember, there are students with much more better results, so it won’t be easy.

  11. Far says:

    Can i ask you about the maybank scholarship…is it true the criteria of having 2 more years to complete my studies?

  12. Nanthini says:

    Hi there sir!I just finished my SPM and obviously waiting for my resutlt.I have a confusion here whereby I wanted to know whether entering matrics first would be a better choice or straight away go to university?Can u tell me sir the pros and cons??
    Thks for the reply sir!

  13. poobalan says:

    hi nanthini,

    by matrics, you mean government matriculation? if yes, the application has closed, so too late for that. if you mean foundation/pre-u programs at local uni (IPTA), as SPM leaver you can apply for them via UPU. Only at selected uni as some of the programs exclusive for bumiputra and malays. another option is to study diploma at IPTA.

    OR, if you are referring to form 6, then of course its the cheapest option and can provide chance to enter IPTA to do degree program.

    if you are looking at private colleges, also the same thing: you either take pre-u/foundation or take diploma. there’s no way of entering a college/uni to a direct degree program.

    so, if you can clarify what you are actually referring to, will be easier.

  14. Uvarani says:

    hye sir. I am Uva.currently i am doing my medicine in Indonesia.i would like to apply MALAYSIA AIRPORT EDUCATION SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM. but unfortunately the page can’t b open.how do i suppose to apply for it.? Do they sponsoring for medical students in abroad also?Thank You Sir.

  15. poobalan says:

    hi uvarani,

    the scholarship is not open at the moment. have to wait for their announcement.

  16. krisina says:

    Hi Sir, I am krisina here and currently im studying 4th year M.D in RSMU (russian medical universiti, moscow). I’m very interested in getting scholarship to continue my studies . but i dont know which scholarship i must apply for. plzsir, do advice me. tq.

    • poobalan says:

      hi krisina,

      i’m not sure if there’s any scholarship you can apply for at all, in malaysia. better if you try for global scholarships. or apply JPA loan.

  17. tirosheni says:

    hi,poobalan sir…
    Currently im working as a staff nurse in one of private hospital.I would like to continue my degree in psychology @ HELP UNI.Im searching for scholarship that can help me to study,i have cgpa 3.68 in my diploma in nursing.Sir can you help me with it…thank you..

    • poobalan says:

      hi tirosheni,

      are you planning to study full time? you can check the Star Education Fund if the cover psychology. You should ask Help as well, on whose their usual sponsors. if you have contact with your HR dept, you can check if they provide scholarship (most likely bonded).

      there’s few like Honda Dream Funds, but its limited by age, you can try if still applicable.

  18. sharmi says:

    hi poobalan sir..

    i jz fnsh my dip in medical lab tech…nw im waitng 2 do my deg in related crse..te prob is i hv apply 4 gov u..te reslt ny wil be out on sept…n tat tm most of te schlrship date deadline alrdy..so hw am i goin 2 apply 4 te schlrship sir..realy nid ur help n advice..tq

    • poobalan says:

      sharm,

      are you sure the result will be out in sept for govt u? when did you apply?

      if sept, yes most of scholarships will be closed. you have to wait for 2nd semester to apply. anyway, if govt u, the fees will be very low.

  19. Ain says:

    Hi Sir. I am Ain and currently studying at USM for Educational Studies. I am not applicable for the KPM scholar. Is there any Scholar that i could apply for?
    tq sir..

    • poobalan says:

      hi Ain,

      you can check out Honda Dreams Funds. Scholarship for education is quite rare actually. usually, you have to search for scholarships that cover any courses, instead of looking for education-specific scholarships.

  20. syazwan naseh says:

    For the Singapore Scholarship, is an SPM leaver eligible for it as it says foundation will be provided? I’m confused now.

  21. Rachel says:

    hi,sir..i’m now studying A-level..n i had completed my spm on 2010..i’m planning to study architecture after completing my a-level..so can i noe which scholarships should i apply in order to study architecture???

    • poobalan says:

      hi rachel,

      you can search the directory at poobalan.com/eduhelp to find the relevant scholarships (but remember, not all of them may be open for application at the moment).