Engineering Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Engineering?

Engineering is the application of math and science to solve problems. In fact, many of the things around us such as our smartphones to the roads you use to go home everyday are a product of engineering.

Engineering degrees are usually 4 years long and there are various fields of Engineering which you can choose to pursue.

Besides that, Engineering course allows you to learn the technical knowledge required in order to build and improve things to solve problems. You’ll also be able to gain practical and transferable skills that will be extremely beneficial in the future.

2) What You Need To Know About Engineering Scholarships

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

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Engineering

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

Engineering scholarships are usually provided by the institution and many companies provide scholarship for this course as well. Companies that offer the scholarship usually include a bond period which you must serve after you graduate.

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
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
Curtin CSM Scholar Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
17-Feb-17
Curtin Dean's Scholar Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
17-Feb-17
Curtin WA Premier Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens doing their final year only
- Interview required
30-Sep-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 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
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
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
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 Achievers Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
30-Apr-17
KDU High Achiever Tertiary 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
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM27,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
31-Mar-17
Limkokwing Elite Creative Excellence Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Limkokwing Foundation Scholarship - Open to all applicants
- Up to 20% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Limkokwing Talent Scholarship - Open to students who participate in district, state or national level sporting events
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
Manipal International University Merit Scholarship - Open to domestic students only
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
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
Nottingham Dean's Excellence Scholarship - Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- Only open to Malaysian citizens
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
Penang Future Foundation Scholarship - Priority given to Penang students
- Up to RM100,000 tuition fee waiver
- Interview required
18-Jun-17
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
Biasiswa Sarawak Tunku Abdul Rahman- Priority given to Sarawakians
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
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
1-Apr-17
University of Southampton High Achiever Scholarship - Open to all students who apply for their undergraduate programme
- Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open
University of Southampton Top Achiever Scholarship - Open to all students who apply for their undergraduate programme
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
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 WritingAlways Open
UTAR Tan Sri Dr Lim Goh Tong Scholarship - Minimum of 4As for A-Level / STPM or 5As for Australian Matriculation
- For students with financial need only
Always Open
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

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