Mass Communication Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Mass Communication?

Mass Communication is the study of delivering information to as many people as possible at the same time through the use of newspapers, magazines, radio, advertisements and online channels.

Mass Communication degrees are generally 3 years long and the fields that are usually covered are Advertising, Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing.

Besides that, you’ll be able to gain communication and creative thinking skills as you will be groomed to voice your opinions. You will also find yourself working in an industry which has a fun and creative culture where you’ll get to express yourself and unleash all the crazy ideas in your head.

2) What You Need To Know About Mass Communication Scholarships

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

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Mass Communication

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

Mass Communication scholarships are generally provided by the institutions that provide the course. Most are merit-based and require your actual SPM / O-Level results.

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
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
HELP STEM Scholarship - Open to students who excel in Math, English and Science subjects
- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
Always Open
IACT Creative Talent Award 2017- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Submission of portfolio is required
31-Jan-17
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
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
The Star Education Fund 2017- Must excel in extra-curricular activities
- Open to students below the age of 25
30-Mar-17

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