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Scholarships & Bursaries

Scholarships & Bursaries
Scholarship 2017
In recognition of the academic achievements and individual talents, a wide range of scholarships is offered to commencing and continuing students across all fields of study.  KDU Penang University College offers the following Scholarships and Bursary Awards to enable deserving students to pursue their tertiary education.
  • A-Level Scholarship – up to 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Degree Scholarship – up to RM3000 tuition fee waiver
  • Foundation and Diploma Scholarship – up to RM5000 tuition fee waiver
  • International Scholarship – up to 80% tuition fee waiver
  • Level-up Foundation with a Degree Scholarship - 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Alumni Discount – 15% tuition fee waiver
  • Built Environment Discount – one (1) High Performance Laptop
  • International Incentive – 15% tuition fee waiver
  • Postgraduate by Research Programme – Up to 80% tuition fee waiver

Click here to register for Scholarships 2019. 
Financial Aid
PTPTN (National Higher Education Fund)

PTPTN provides education loans to students pursuing their diploma and first degree levels in local institutions of higher learning. For additional information, student may contact the officer in charge at Admission & Record (A&R) or visit the PTPTN website at
Contact InfoPerbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional Malaysia
Menara PTPTN, Blok D, Megan Avenue II
No.12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Hotline: 03-2193 3000
DeadlinePlease contact Admission & Record (A&R) for the closing date.

Employee Provident Fund Withdrawal Scheme for Education

This scheme allows EPF members to withdraw from their Account II to pay fees for their children or themselves for further study in local or overseas institution. For more details you may visit the KWSP website at

Contact InfoBangunan KWSP, Jalan Raja Laut, 50350 Kuala Lumpur
Fax03-8922 6000


Bumiputera students who needs financial assistance may apply for this loan. Applicants must have a credit in Bahasa Melayu and Mathematics at SPM/SPMV Level. For further details, please refer to the MARA website at
Online Application:

List of programmes approved for MARA Loan:
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Games Technology
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Professional Chef Training
  • Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management (IMI)
  • B.Arts in International Hotel and Tourism Management (IMI)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations (UNN)

Application open: 1st June (yearly)
Deadline of submission: 30th August (yearly)
Diploma: RM4,000/year
Certificate: RM2,000/year

If the closing date falls on Public Holiday, the deadline is on the last working day before the date)
For more details please visit the Penang state website at

ECM Libra

Open to student who needs financial assistance. Applicants must have good academic record and active in extra-curricular activities and able to provide a proved of eligibility for financial assistance.
For more details you may visit the ECM website at

OKU (Orang Kelainan Upaya)

Allowance of RM300 per month (Diploma & Degree programmes) and tuition fees not exceeding RM5,000 per year for both disbursement. For more details, please visit the ministry website at

PFF (Penang Future Foundation)

Full time undergraduate degree students can apply for this scholarship for pursuing MQA accredited courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematic (STEM) and Accountancy/Finance.
Online application is opens once a year via announcement at home page. Shortlisted students will be called up to attend interview before panels convened by PFF.
For more details, visit their website: