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 However, some scholarships are based on your on-going examination results and can risk getting withdrawn if you don’t achieve the minimum requirement during the programme.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
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
Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only1-Jun-17
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship - Interview required
- Minimum CGPA 3.50 to apply
17-Apr-17
APU Merit Scholarship 2017 - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- First-come-first-served basis
10-May-17
HELP Distinction Award (Information Technology) - Up to RM17,010 tuition fee waiverAlways Open
HELP IT Industry Scholarship 2017 - Up to 50% tuition fee waiverAlways Open
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 Education Group-Elena Cooke Education Fund - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Accommodation at Sunway's apartment hostel included
- Book purchases and monthly allowance included
Always Open
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
Taylor's University Merit Scholarship- Minimum 3A+ 5As in SPM, ABB in A-Level, CGPA 3.55 in Foundation, or equivalent
- 100% scholarship
- Interview required
11-Dec-17 (Jan intake)
20-Feb-18 (Mar intake)
24-Jul-18 (Aug intake)
Taylor's University World Class Scholarship- Minimum 3A+ 5As in SPM, ABB in A-Level, CGPA 3.55 in Foundation, or equivalent
- 100% scholarship
- Interview required
11-Dec-17 (Jan intake)
20-Feb-18 (Mar intake)
24-Jul-18 (Aug intake)
Taylor's University Sports Scholarship- For talented sports students who have won competitions at state level and above
- Minimum 7A- in SPM, BCC in A-Level, CGPA 2.70 in Foundation, or equivalent
- 100% scholarship
- Interview required
11-Dec-17 (Jan intake)
20-Feb-18 (Mar intake)
24-Jul-18 (Aug intake)
Taylor's University Talent Scholarship- For students with special talents (e.g. music, social media influencer, etc.)
- Minimum 7A- in SPM, BCC in A-Level, CGPA 2.70 in Foundation, or equivalent
- 100% scholarship
- Interview required
11-Dec-17 (Jan intake)
20-Feb-18 (Mar intake)
24-Jul-18 (Aug intake)
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
UTAR UEC Scholarship - Minimum of 5Bs in UEC
- Active participation in extra-curricular activites
12-May-17
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
MNRB Holdings Scholarship - Up to RM10,000 tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded to the organisation upon graduation
17-Jan-17
Daikin Malaysia Scholarship Program - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded to the organisation upon graduation
Always Open
Nottingham High Achievers Scholarship - Open to all students applying for foundation and undergraduate programmes
- Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
Nottingham Dean's Excellence Scholarship - Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- Awarded to top achieving students at the end of each academic year
Always Open
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
First City UC Merit Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always 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

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