Computer Science Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is the study of computers and computational systems. On the other hand, Information Technology is the application of computing technology in organisations.

Both are necessities in today’s world and have shaped the world to be where it is today.

Besides that, studying this degree will enable you to gain valuable skills to build innovative solutions and gain logical and creative thinking skills.

2) What You Need To Know About Computer Science Scholarships

  • Many scholarships are offered for this degree
  • Most are merit-based with no interview required

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Computer Science

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

Scholarships for Computer Science degrees are offered by institutions that provide the course and also many companies. However, some scholarships are based on your on-going examination results and can risk getting withdrawn if you don’t achieve the minimum requirement during the programme.

Name of ScholarshipKey HighlightsDeadline
APU Merit Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
31-Jan-17
Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme - Open to students have a minimum of 8As in SPM
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded to the organisation 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
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
Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Students will pursue their degree studies in a top UK university
- Students are bonded to the organisation upon graduation
31-Mar-17
HELP STEM Scholarship - Open to students who excel in Math, English and Science subjects
- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
Always Open
HELP-Chinese Independent Schools Scholarship - Open to students who sat for UEC in 2015
Always Open
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 Tertiary Scholarship - Open to students with who are active in extracurricular activities or have special talents
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
INTI-Laureate Merit Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiverAlways Open
KDU High Achiever Tertiary Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
30-Apr-17
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM27,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
31-Mar-17
MMU Cyberjaya President's Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Monash Jeffrey Cheah Foundation -Monash Equity Scholarships - Open to Malaysian citizens and Permanent Residents only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
23-Jun-17
Monash Merit Scholarships - Open to all undergraduate students
- Up to RM5,000 tuition fee waiver per semester
14-Jul-17
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 University Jeffrey Cheah Continuing Scholarship - Only open to Sunway students progressing to undergraduate programmes
- Up to RM16,000 tuition fee waiver per year
Always Open
Sunway University Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship - Open to all students registered at Sunway University
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Swinburne DVC Academic Excellence Award - Student must achieve all HD units
- Up to RM2,000 tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Swinburne Sarawak Academic Excellence Award - Students are awarded based on actual results
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
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
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship - Interview required
- Minimum CGPA 3.50 to apply
17-Apr-17
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 WritingAlways Open
The Star Education Fund 2017- Must excel in extra-curricular activities
- Open to students below the age of 25
30-Mar-17

Interested in Computer Science but not too sure on how it works? Check out our comprehensive guide to studying Computer Science in Malaysia!