Pharmacy Scholarships in Malaysia

1) What is Pharmacy?

Pharmacy is the study of science and the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare and administer medication. This course combines the knowledge of biology and chemistry in order to ensure the drugs that are made are safe for consumption.

To complete a Pharmacy degree, it takes 4 years long. However, to be a Fully Registered Pharmacist (FRP) you will need to complete one year of training followed by one year of compulsory service at a training premise.

Besides that, if you have a strong interest in chemistry & the human body this degree would be suitable for you. You’ll also get to be a part of big milestones in drug innovations should you decide to work in the pharmaceutical industry after you graduate.

2) What You Need To Know About Pharmacy Scholarships

  • Scholarships are usually offered by institutions providing the course
  • Most are merit-based with no interview required

3) List of Institutions & Scholarships for Pharmacy

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

Scholarships for Pharmacy degrees are usually offered by the institution itself. Application deadlines are spread throughout the year.

Name of ScholarshipKey HighlightsDeadline
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
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
22-May-17
21-Aug-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
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
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
Nottingham Dean's Excellence Scholarship - Up to 25% tuition fee waiver
- Awarded to top achieving students at the end of each academic year
Always Open
MAHSA University Haji Abdullah Academic Excellence Scholarship - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- Open to students with financial constraints
31-Jul-17
SEGi ACE Scholarship - Rebate of RM500 for every distinction receivedAlways Open
Monash Pharmacy Excellence Award - Up to 50% tuition fee waiver
- Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress
31-Jan-17
UCSI University Trust Education Grant (Pharmacy)- 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
5-Aug-17
MAHSA Sports Scholarship- Up to RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
- Scholarship only applicable in the final year
31-Oct-17
AMU Pharmacy Scholarship- 30% tuition fee waiver for entire programme and plus 4 years free hostel worth RM15,000
- For September 2017 intake only
- Meet entry requirements for Pharmacy Degree
Before commencement of September 2017 intake

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