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
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
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
Kuok Foundation Berhad Scholarship - Up to RM27,000 study grant per annum
- Interview required
Taylor's University Community Scholarship- For students who require financial aid
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship - Interview required
- Minimum CGPA 3.50 to apply
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
University of Reading Malaysia High Achievers Scholarship - Up to 30% tuition fee waiver for 1st year students
- Merit scholarship with no interview required
Always Open

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