Hospitality & Tourism Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Hospitality & Tourism?

Hospitality and Tourism is the art of delivering excellent customer experience to consumers in mainly the service sector.

Hospitality & Tourism degrees are generally 3 years long and there are various fields which you can choose to pursue.

Besides that, Hospitality & Tourism gives you high job satisfaction because if you do your job well you’ll be receiving positive feedbacks from customers and that can go a long way. You won’t need to worry about working a mundane office job as you won’t be working out of a cubicle.

2) What You Need To Know About Hospitality & Tourism Scholarships

  • Scholarships are usually offered by institutions providing the course
  • Most are merit-based with no interview required
  • Many scholarships are provided by companies in the service sector

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Hospitality & Tourism

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

Scholarships for Hospitality & Tourism are often provided by the institution itself. Besides that, many companies that provide this scholarship expect you to serve a bond period upon graduation.

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
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
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
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)
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
Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme - Minimum of 8As in SPM
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded upon graduation
31-Mar-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
- At least CGPA of 3.70 and above
Always Open
SEGi ACE Scholarship - Rebate of RM500 for every distinction receivedAlways Open
SEGi Sports Scholarship - Up to 50% rebate on tuition fees
- Students must represent SEGi College or University in MAPCU games
Always Open
MAHSA Sports Scholarship- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship only applicable in the final year
31-Oct-17

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