Dentistry Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Dentistry?

Dentistry is the diagnosing, treating and prevention of diseases in the mouth. In short, a Dentistry course teaches you how to restore and maintain the oral health of a person.

Dentistry courses are generally 5 years long and you’ll need to complete 2 years of compulsory service with the government before you can practise Dentistry in Malaysia.

2) What You Need To Know About Dentistry Scholarships

  • Scholarships are usually offered by institutions providing the course
  • Most are merit-based with no interview required
  • Many companies also provide scholarships for this course

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Dentistry

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

Scholarships for Dentistry degrees are offered by most institutions that provide the course and also many companies. Scholarship deadlines are also spread throughout the year.

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
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
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM27,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship - Interview required
- Minimum CGPA 3.50 to apply

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