Medicine Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Medicine?

Medicine is the study of diagnosing, treating and preventing a sickness using healthcare practices. If you’re interested in becoming a doctor, this would be the right course for you!

In Medicine, there are many specialities and it takes about 5 years to complete an Medicine degree before another 10 years to become a specialist in your field.

Besides that, if you have a strong desire to help sick people and care for them, this degree is suitable for you. Also, if you’re highly interested in science and the human body you will find this degree to be extremely fascinating and rewarding.

2) What You Need To Know About Medicine Scholarships

  • Scholarships are usually offered by institutions providing the course
  • Most are merit-based with no interview required
  • Unlike other courses, Medicine scholarships are much less common

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Medicine

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

Medicine scholarships are usually offered by the institutions that provide the course. Most are merit-based and require your actual results in order to be granted the scholarship. Also, due to the high cost of Medicine degrees, these scholarships are usually awarded only to a selected few that are usually top of the class.

Name of ScholarshipKey HighlightsDeadline
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM15,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
Hong Leong Foundation Scholarship - Open to Malaysian citizens only1-Jun-17
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship - Interview required
- Minimum CGPA 3.50 to apply
AIMST University Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver for students who pursue their foundation studies and continue their degree studies in AIMSTAlways 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
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
Taylor's University Community Scholarship- For students who require financial aid
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
UTAR Scholarships for Top Achievers - Minimum of 4As for A-Level / STPM or 5As for Australian Matriculation
- Up to 15% tuition fee waiver
Always Open
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
UCSI University Trust Scholarship - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- For new intake students only
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
UCSI University Trust Sports Bursary - Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- For state or national athletes only
The Star Education Fund 2017- Must excel in extra-curricular activities
- Open to students below the age of 25
Khazanah Global Scholarship Programme - Minimum of 8As in SPM
- Interview required
- Students will be bonded upon graduation
MAHSA University Haji Abdullah Academic Excellence Scholarship - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- Open to students with financial constraints
SEGi ACE Scholarship - Rebate of RM500 for every distinction receivedAlways Open
Monash MBBS Bursary - Up to RM10,000 per year
- Interview required
Always Open
UCSI University Trust Education Grant (Medicine)- Up to 20% tuition fee waiver for 1st and 2nd year of studies
- Offer given on a first-come-first-served basis
- Student must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.30 throughout the course of their studies
MAHSA Sports Scholarship- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship only applicable in the final year
AMU MBBS Scholarship- 30% tuition fee waiver for entire programme and plus 5 years free hostel worth RM15,000
- For September 2017 intake only
Before commencement of September 2017 intake

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