Accounting Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Accounting?

Accounting is the process of interpreting records and financial information into an accessible format for others to read and understand.

It involves many practical skills and can be applied into many areas of your life, such as managing your personal budget. Studying Accounting can help develop your attention-to-detail, reasoning and critical thinking skills.

Besides that, Accounting can help open a wide range of options in the future and the wide range of business-related topics covered during your studies will allow you the ease of changing occupations anywhere in the Business field.

2) What You Need To Know About Accounting Scholarships

  • Many colleges and GLCs offer scholarships for Accounting courses
  • Merit scholarships are usually offered by institutions with no interview required
  • Some even include studies up to Professional level (ACCA, ICAEW)

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Accounting

Here is a comprehensive list of all the available Accounting scholarships offered by institutions, companies, GLCs and associations in Malaysia, and how you can apply for them.

Accounting scholarships are usually offered on merit basis. Some scholarships even offer up to Professional level but usually involves a bond period with the company so be wary before accepting any offers.

Name of ScholarshipKey HighlightsDeadline
AIMST University Scholarship - Open to SPM holders only
- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver (FIS)
- Full Scholarship upon meeting entry qualification (FIB, FIS, Diploma in Nursing)
Always Open
APU Merit Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
31-Jan-17
HELP CEO Scholarship - Open to students who have actively participated in sports and extracurricular activities
Always Open
HELP Distinction Award - Open to newly enrolled studentsAlways Open
HELP Merit Award - Open to all students who resume their 2nd/3rd year in HELPAlways Open
HELP STEM Scholarship - Open to students who excel in Math, English and Science subjects
- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
Always Open
IACT Creative Talent Award 2017- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Submission of portfolio is required
31-Jan-17
INTI Chairman Award - Open to Bumiputera citizens only
- Up to 20% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
INTI Leadership X-Cellence Scholarship - Open to students with who are active in extracurricular activities or have special talents
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
INTI Sport X-Cellence Scholarship - Open to students who participate in state or national level sporting events
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
INTI-Laureate Merit Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiverAlways Open
KDU High Achievers Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
30-Apr-17
KDU Pre-University Scholarship - Open to students with outstanding sports achievements
- Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
30-Apr-17
KDU Teo Soo Pin Scholarship - Open to all KDU students based in KL
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
30-Apr-17
Manipal International University Merit Scholarship - Open to domestic students only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Nilai University Enrichment For Life Scholarship - Open to students who held leadership positions in clubs and societies
- Up to 15% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Nilai University Extra-Curriculum Excellence Award - Open to students who participate in state or national level sporting events
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Nilai University High Achiever Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
Always Open
Nilai University Merit Scholarship - Up to 25% tuition fee waiver and 255 accommodation fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
Sunway College Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship - Open to all students registered at Sunway College
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Taylor's University Talent & Leadership Scholarship- For students who have participated in competitions and are talented in music, art, theatre, etc.
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview is required
30-Apr-17
Taylor's University World Class Scholarship- Minimum 8As at SPM for Foundation; ABB at A-Level for Degree
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
14-Apr-17
Taylor's University Community Scholarship- For students who require financial aid
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
22-May-17
The Star Education Fund 2017- Must excel in extra-curricular activities
- Open to students below the age of 25
30-Mar-17

Already decided on Accounting but not sure which college to go to? Check out our Accounting colleges comparison table and you’ll have a much easier time picking your dream college!