Explore sources of funding for your education in Penang.
There are many types of scholarships providing various levels of financial support. Some are offered by the government while others are offered by our member colleges.
Most of our member colleges offer a range of different scholarship programmes for international students to help cover tuition fees. The exact scholarships on offer vary between member colleges. Contact them to find out more.
Other than that, a state-initiated scholarship program is available for outstanding and deserving Malaysians to pursue their studies in Malaysia. The scholarship programme, Penang Future Foundation, aims to stem the tide of brain drain as well as to nurture Penang as a talent hub. The scholarship is open to all eligible Malaysians. However, preference will be given to outstanding and deserving youths from single, low to middle-income families. Upon successful completion of studies, sponsored scholars are required to work in Penang in any organisation of their choice.