Need Based Scholarships

Need Based Scholarships

Offered to “budding potentials” from the age of 18-25, recommended from children welfare homes, NGOs or poor communities.

  1. Malaysian aged 18 to 25 years from residential care homes, community centres or poor.
  2. Needy community with household income RM3,000 per month and below
  3. SPM/ O-Levels/ UEC/ STPM and other equivalent qualification.
  4. Meet minimum entry requirements of programme applied.
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. Accommodation at Sun-U Apartment Hostel
  3. Book purchases
  4. Monthly allowance

Attach the certified true copy document(s) for the Online Scholarship Application:

  • SPM/ STPM certificate or equivalent
  • Identity Card
  • All results obtained in college including the latest results
  • Parents’/ guardian’s latest Income Tax Statement
  • Latest 3 consecutive months’ salary slips/ any other proof of income. For retirees, the last drawn pay slip must be enclosed
  • Latest EPF Statement
  • All extracurricular activities certificates
  1. Complete the Online Scholarship Application Form, with the required supporting documents: https://sunway.edu.my/scholarship-app/
  2. Scholarship selection interviews will take place in July.
  3. Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be informed via a phone call followed by an e-mail by mid of July.
  4. Applicants that are not shortlisted will receive an e-mail communication.

2 weeks after the release of 2023 result

  1. Only Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply.
  2. Please refer to the General Terms & Conditions that apply to all scholarships
  3. Scholars are required to maintain satisfactory academic results throughout the duration of the study.
  4. Scholars are required to participate in the group counselling session, talk, workshop and meeting specially designed for all scholarship recipients and assist in the projects run by the Welfare Unit, Student LIFE and Sunway Student Ambassadors (SSA) as part of the contribution to Sunway University/ Sunway College (KL) and the campus community.
  5. Scholars are required to submit a copy of the academic progress report to the Welfare Unit at Student LIFE upon the release of results at the end of every semester.

Sunway University

Sunway College (KL)

  1. Malaysian below 25 years old.
  2. Family household income below RM 5,000 per month.
  3. Minimum 5As in SPM/Minimum CGPA 2.8 in STPM or equivalent.
  4. Active in extra-curricular activities.
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. General fees (excluding Refundable Deposit)

Attach the certified true copy document(s) for the Online Scholarship Application:

  • SPM/ STPM certificate or equivalent
  • Identity Card
  • All results obtained in college including the latest results
  • Parents’/ guardian’s latest Income Tax Statement
  • Latest 3 consecutive months’ salary slips/ any other proof of income. For retirees, the last drawn pay slip must be enclosed
  • Latest EPF Statement
  • All extracurricular activities certificates
  1. Complete the Online Scholarship Application Form, with the required supporting documents: https://sunway.edu.my/scholarship-app/
  2. Scholarship selection interviews will take place in July.
  3. Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be informed via a phone call followed by an e-mail by mid of July.
  4. Applicants that are not shortlisted will receive an e-mail communication.

2 weeks after the release of 2023 result

  1. Only Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply.
  2. Please refer to the General Terms & Conditions that apply to all scholarships
  3. Scholars are required to maintain satisfactory academic results throughout the duration of the study.
  4. Scholars are required to participate in the Scholars Development Programme (#ScholarsLevelUp).
  5. Scholars are required to submit a copy of the academic progress report to the Scholarship Unit at Student LIFE upon the release of results at the end of every semester.

Offered to “budding potentials” from the age of 18-25, recommended from children welfare homes, NGOs or poor communities.

Sunway University 

Sunway College (KL)

  1. Malaysian below 25 years old
  2. Family household income below RM 5,000 per month.
  3. Minimum 5As in SPM/Minimum CGPA 2.8 in STPM or equivalent.
  4. Active in extra-curricular activities.
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. General fees (excluding Refundable Deposit)

2 weeks after the release of 2023 result

For further enquiry and application process, please refer to the below information:-

Teach For Malaysia
Email to Teach for Malaysia:
partnership.development@teachformalaysia.org
1st Floor, Ming Annexe, 9 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Or email to Scholarship Unit at scholarship@sunway.edu.my

The Fund, set up in honour of the late Miss Elena Cooke, aims to help underprivileged young people, whether they live with their families or were raised in children’s homes and orphanages, to pursue quality education after SPM in local colleges or universities.

  1. Applicant must have obtained at least:
    • 3As in the SPM examination or
    • 2Bs in the STPM examination or
    • 6Bs in the UEC examination
  2. Applicant must be below 23 years old as at 31st December 2023.
  3. Applicant must be a Malaysian citizen.
  4. Household income must not be more than RM60,000 per annum in 2023.
  5. Applicant must meet the course requirements of Sunway.
  6. Applicant has not yet commenced his/her course in Sunway.
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. General fees (excluding Refundable Deposit)
  3. Accommodation at Sun-U Apartment
  4. Allowances for books and living expenses

Download the application form, complete it and upload together with all required supporting documents.

2 weeks after the 2023 SPM/STPM (whichever is later) results are announced.

For further enquiry and application process, please refer to the below information:-

The Star Education Fund
Star Media Group Berhad

Menara Star,
15, Jalan 16/11,
Section 16,
46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Tel: 03-7967 1388 ext. 1642 / 1643
Email: edufund@thestar.com.my
Website: www.starmediagroup.my

For further enquiry and application process, please refer to the below information:-

Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad

Menara Star,
19 Jalan Semangat,
Section 16,
46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Tel: 03-7965 888
Website: scedufund.sinchew.com.my