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
Sun-MAPCU Education Fund - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Must be active in co-curricular activites
Always Open
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM15,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
31-Mar-17
Gamuda Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Students must how proof of financial need
- Willing to serve the Gamuda Group for a specified period upon graduation
11-Apr-17
Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng Scholarship - Up to RM200,000 tuition fee waiver
- Open to students who have obtained admission into the first or second year of undergraduate study
- Willing to serve the IOI Group for a specified period upon graduation
31-Jul-17
Shell Malaysia Scholarship - Must have active participation in extra-curricular activities28-Feb-17
Maybank Foundation Scholarship Award - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship includes living allowances
- Willing to serve the Maybank for a specified period upon graduation
20-Mar-17
APU Merit Scholarship 2017 - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- First-come-first-served basis
10-May-17
INTI-Laureate Merit Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
INTI Leadership X-cellence Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Must have strong record of leadership and participate in extra-curricular activities
- Student must show proof of financial need
- Interview required
Always Open
INTI Sports X-cellence Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Open to state or national players of any sport
- Interview required
Always Open
INTI Tertiary Scholarship - Up to RM12,000 tuition fee waiver per yearAlways Open
INTI Chairman Award - Up to 20% tuition fee waiver
- Only for Bumiputera Malaysians
Always Open
Teo Soo Pin Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
30-Apr-17
30-Aug-17
KDU Driving Dreams Scholarship - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- For students who have outstanding sports achievement at state and national levels
30-Apr-17
30-Aug-17
KDU High Achievers Tertiary Scholarship - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
30-Apr-17
30-Aug-17
KDU Vice Chancellor Scholarship - 50% tuition fee waiver on subsequent semesters
- Current students who achieve CGPA greater than or equivalent to 3.75 score after one year of study in KDU
30-Jul-17
KDU Merit Award - RM2,000 tuition fee waiver in subsequent semester
- Awarded to existing KDU students who have accumulated a minimum CGPA of 3.75 in the latest semester
30-Jul-17
Sunway University College Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship (Degree) - Up to RM11,000 tuition fee waiver a year2 weeks after the commencement date of programme
Sunway University College Jeffrey Cheah Continuing Scholarship - Up to RM16,000 tuition fee waiver a year
- Offered to Sunway students progressing to undergraduate programmes in Sunway University
2 weeks after the commencement date of programme
The Chancellors Scholarship of Sunway University & Lancaster University - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Includes a 2 weeks visit to Lancaster Universty, UK
1-Aug-17
Sunway University Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Includes general fees as well (except refundable deposit)
31-Mar-17
Sunway University Sports Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
28-Feb-17
31-May-17
29-Sep-17
Sunway Music Talent Scholarship - Must have background in music (Minimum Grade 6 or played in school band)
- Must submit video clip
- Audition required
28-Feb-2017
31-May-2017
29-Sep-2017
Sunway University CIS-ECA Scholarship - Up to RM20,000 tuition fee waiver
- Open to UEC candidates in 2016
- Obtain excellent results in the Senior Middle III (UEC)
Always Open
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Undergraduate High Achiever's Scholarship (HAS) - Minimum AAB at A-Level / STPM or ATAR 85
- Up to 35% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Family Discount - For students who have parents and siblings who are alumni of Heriot-Watt University
- 10% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
UTAR Scholarships for Top Achievers - Minimum of 7As & above for SPM
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
UTAR Sport & Talent Scholarship - For students with proven track record in Sports, Music, Art, Theatre and Writing2 weeks after the start of the semester
UTAR Tan Sri Dr Lim Goh Tong Scholarship - Minimum of 4As for A-Level / STPM or 5As for Australian Matriculation
- For students with financial needs only
Always Open
UCSI Tan Sri Ahmad Razali Merit Scholarship Award - Open to students who participate actively in extracurricular activities and have received outstanding recognition due to notable achievement
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
5-Aug-17
UCSI University Trust Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- For new intake students only
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
5-Aug-17
UCSI University Trust Sports Bursary - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- For state or national athletes only
26-Aug-17
The Star Education Fund 2017- Must excel in extra-curricular activities
- Open to students below the age of 25
30-Mar-17
Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme- Open to students who want to pursue their studies at Universiti Teknologi Petronas or overseas
- Open to students with strong leadership skills and active in extra-curricular activities
22-Mar-17
Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Students are bonded to the organisation upon graduation
31-Mar-17
Bank Negara Malaysia Kijang Scholarships - Open to straight A+ SPM students only22-Mar-17
Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme - Minimum of 8As in SPM
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded upon graduation
31-Mar-17
Daikin Malaysia Scholarship Program - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded to the organisation upon graduation
Always Open
UEM Group Overseas Scholarship - Open to students who obtained minimum 7As
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Students are bonded to the organisation upon graduation
23-Apr-17
Yayasan Bank Rakyat Scholarship - Open to underprivileged Malaysians only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
1-May-17
Astro 2017 Scholarship Award - Willing to serve the Astro Group for a specified period upon graduation
3-May-17
Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Award 2017 - Up to RM25,000 tuition fee waiver per year
- Willing to serve the Great Eastern Group for a specified period upon graduation
31-Mar-17
MAHSA University Haji Abdullah Academic Excellence Scholarship - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- Open to students with financial constraints
31-Jul-17
First City UC Merit Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
SEGi High Achiever's Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
SEGi ACE Scholarship - Rebate of RM500 for every distinction receivedAlways Open
Monash Equity Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Allowance given for accommodation as well
- Interview required
23-Jun-17
Monash High Achiever Award - Up to RM5,000 waiver per semester
- Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress
14-Jul-17
MAHSA Special Scholarship (Business)- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship schemes and is only applicable in the final year
- Award of scholarships will be based on actual results only
31-Oct-17
MAHSA Sports Scholarship- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship only applicable in the final year
31-Oct-17
Heriot-watt 5th Anniversary Scholarship- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
- At least 3Bs at A-Level/STPM or ATAR 85 to qualify
7-Aug-17
Swinburne Sarawak Academic Excellence Award (Degree)- Up to RM4,500 tuition fee waiver
- At least 2Bs at A-Level/STPM to qualify
Second Friday after commencement of term
Swinburne Sarawak Engagement Award- Up to 30% waiver for first year tuition fee
- For students who have won a competition organised by Swinburne Sarawak
Second Friday after commencement of term
Swinburne Sarawak Credit Recognition Excellence Award- Up to 10% waiver for first year tuition fee
- For Diploma graduates who are from one of Swinburne Sarawak's partner institutions
- At least CGPA of 3.70 and above
Second Friday after commencement of term
MELOLISA Foundation Scholarship- Up to 75% tuition fee waiver
- Priority for those who are financially in need
- At least CGPA of 3.0 and above
- Those who are active in extra-curricular activities and demonstrate leadership qualities will have an advantage
Third Monday after the commencement of the semester
Yayasan Sarawak BESTARI Scholarship- Open to Sarawakian students only
- At least CGPA of 3.5 and above
- Sponsorship includes tuition fees, accommodation, living allowance and opportunity to complete a semester at Swinburne Melbourne
Always Open
Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera (Peneraju Tunas Potensi)- Open to Malaysian Bumiputeras only
- Household income must be less than RM3,000 per month
- At least 5As at SPM or 2As at STPM
- Sponsorship includes tuition fees, accommodation and living allowance
Always Open

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!