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Scholarships for Malaysian Students to Study in Singapore

Published by SchoolAdvisor on Apr 02, 2021, 02:38 AM

Good news for Malaysian students who are looking to study in Singapore!

The Ministry of Education Singapore is offering ASEAN scholarships for Malaysian students joining Secondary 1, Secondary 3 or Pre-university 1 in selected Singapore secondary schools or junior colleges.

What is the ASEAN scholarship?

A scholarship for students from ASEAN countries to study in Singapore.

Who is eligible to apply?

Malaysian students who:

  • Are proficient in English
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities

Types of scholarships:

1.     Secondary 1 - Secondary 1 scholarships are for students who are in Standard 6 and Form 1, meaning you apply when you are 12 or 13 years old. The duration of scholarship for Secondary 1 is 6 years.

2.     Secondary 2 - Secondary 2 scholarships are for students who are in Form 2 or 3, which means you apply when you are 14 or 15 years old. The duration of scholarship is Secondary 2 is 4 years.

3.     Pre-university 1 - Pre-university 1 scholarships are for students who are in Form 5 (or similar) or have taken SPM or GCE O-Level examinations, meaning you apply when you are 17 years old. The duration of scholarship for Pre-University 1 is 2 years.

What does the scholarship cover?

1.   Annual allowance with hostel accommodation

2.   Settling-in allowance

3.   Return economy airfare for East Malaysians or return transport allowance for West Malaysians

4.   School fees

5.   Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable)

6.   Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents

Important dates you need to take note of:

March 18 to May 5, 2021 - Submit your application online

June to September, 2021 - Attend selection test and interview that will be held in the following five cities:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang

October to December 2021 - Successful applicants will be notified via email

October to December 2021 - Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 scholarship recipients arrive in Singapore

January 2022 - Pre-university 1 scholarship recipients arrive in Singapore

How to apply:

You can apply online from now till Wednesday, 5 May 2021.

Click here to apply

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Posted by Ministry of Education, Singapore on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Important notice:

The website cannot be accessed on the following dates:

  • 2pm on Saturday, 3 April 2021 to 2pm on Sunday, 4 April 2021.
  • 2pm on Saturday, 1 May 2021 to 2pm on Sunday, 2 May 2021.
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