UOW Malaysia KDU Scholarships and Bursaries

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UOW Malaysia KDU University College is one of the top universities in the North.

The school has also set up a series of scholarships in order to reduce the financial burden of students.

Reminder: Scholarship quota is limited, pay attention to the application deadline!

Below is the list of scholarships we have compiled for you:



Scholarships at UOW Malaysia KDU


1. Pre-university, Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor

Course coverage:

All Pre-University, Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor courses

Award amount:

Up to 50% tuition waiver for the duration of the programme.

This scholarship is based purely on the student’s academic performance.



2. Bachelor Scholarship


All Bachelor courses

Award amount:

Up to RM8,000

This scholarship is based purely on the student’s academic performance. Only actual results are accepted.

The scholarship will only accept STPM, A level, Matriculation, South Australia Foundation Studies (SACE), Canadian Advanced Placement (CPU), IB, Monash Foundation (MUFY Foundation), Diploma level or other equivalent qualifications.



Must pass an interview or assessment


2. Vice Chancellor Scholarship


All Degree courses

Key conditions:

  • Meet the minimum educational requirements.
  • Active in leading extracurricular activities.
  • Must be present for interview/assessment.


Once admitted, students will receive up to a full waiver.





1. Passion Award – Transfer/UEC/STPM


All Diploma and Degree courses


Up to RM1,000



2. Hope Bursary


All courses


Up to full tuition waiver is available for households with income below RM60,000 per annum.



Extra: PTPTN Loan

Students can also consider PTPTN loans to ease the financial burden of further studies.

PTPTN charges only 1% interest and allows students to start repaying their loan after graduation.

PTPTN is established by the Malaysian government to provide loans to students who want to go to university but have insufficient funds.

The amount set by PTPTN for private universities:

Course level Annual loan amount
Maximum amount (RM) 75% (RM) 50% (RM)
Diploma Program 6,800 5,100 3,400
Diploma Programs (Pharmacy, Dentistry, Health Care) 12,750 9,500 6,380
Bachelor’s Degree Program (Science) 14,030 10,520 7,010
Bachelor’s Degree Program (Liberal Arts) 13,600 10,200 6,800
Bachelor’s Degree Programs (Pharmacy, Dentistry, Health Care) 17,000 12,750 8,500
Bachelor’s Degree Programme (Medicine) 50,000 37,500 30,000

Note: Except for selected universities, PTPTN does not include pre-university and preparatory courses.

For more details on how to apply for PTPTN loan, please read this article.