Partner Scholarships

Sin Chew Education Fund

Sin Chew Education Fund was established to aid poor or needy students to further their tertiary studies in Malaysia.

In partnership with Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Sin Chew offers scholarships to the following programmes:

  • Accounting and Business Finance
  • Business and Finance
  • International Business Management
  • International Business Management with Marketing/Human Resource Management/Enterprise

Applicants must fulfil the following academic requirements:

  • A Levels/STPM: AAB
  • UEC: 6A
  • IB Diploma: 32 pts
  • CPU: 85%
  • ATAR: 85%
  • Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma from other institution: CGPA 3.5 or 90%

How to apply:

  1. Applicant is required to register online as a member via Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Official website.
  2. Once successfully registered, the applicant must log in to activate the E-application form through Sin Chew Education Fund website.
  3. The E-application form must be completely filled and printed out.
  4. Upon signing the printed application form, please attach the relevant documents, and post to the address as shown below.
  5. Picture reference for documents submission: download.

Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad (Corp Comm & Promotion Dept)
19 Jalan Semangat,
46200 Petaling Jaya,

Note: Proof of posting is not proof of receipt.

Star Education Fund - 1821 Appeal - Leaders with Impact Scholarship

This scholarship supports Malaysian youth from B40 families** and envisions to provide opportunities for:

  1. greater participation 
  2. inclusivity for students from low-income families
  3. the improvement of quality of life among the B40 community.

** The Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) defines the B40 group as households with a monthly income below RM4,850.

This scholarship seeks to sponsor up to two (2) students who have completed SPM/STPM/UEC or an equivalent examination. Successful candidates will be awarded with Star Education Fund - 1821 Appeal - Leaders with Impact Scholarship, which consists of a 100% tuition fee waiver and a living allowance of up to RM1,300 per month for the entire duration of study.  

The successful scholar is required to serve a scholarship bond upon graduation from the programme in the form of full-time employment with Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. The bond period is subject to the scholarship sponsor’s policies and guidelines.


  • All Malaysian students who sat for SPM/STPM/UEC or an equivalent examination, and who is planning to pursue their studies at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
  • Students from a low-income background, particularly from a B40 family with verifiable financial needs. 
  • Students who have achieved excellent academic results (official results from the Ministry of Education or relevant agencies) in the above-mentioned examinations as follows:
Entry requirements
Programme Qualification
Foundation Programme SPM 5Bs and above (with minimum C in English) 
Undergraduate Programme

STPM BBB and above (with minimum MUET Band 4 in English) 

UEC 15 points or less (best 5 subjects with minimum B3 in English) 

Other equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. 

How to apply:

  • Download the application form.
  • Complete the Scholarship Application Form and submit it with the required documents to the stated address.
  • Only shortlisted scholarship applicants will be notified.

Completed applications must reach: 

The Star Education Fund
Star Media Group Berhad
Menara Star
15 Jalan 16/11 Section 16
46350 Petaling Jaya Selangor


Within two (2) weeks after the release of SPM or STPM results. Late applications will not be considered.

Professional Bodies Bursary

Heriot-Watt Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary

The Heriot-Watt Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary* is a concession package for students who are applying to our postgraduate programmes in a group of more than 1 from the same company. This is applicable for local, international, part-time or full-time students.

*Only applies to postgraduate taught programmes

How Does It Work?

• Up to 3 employees of the same organisation enrolling for any postgraduate programme within the same intake will each be entitled to a 25% reduction in fees.
• 4 or more employees of the same organisation enrolling for any postgraduate programme within the same intake will each be entitled to a 30% reduction in fees.

Professional Bodies Bursary

A 10% tuition fee waiver is offered to all members of the following professional bodies, and also to all spouses and/or children of the members.

Please contact the Scholarship Office at for further information.

• The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
• The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
• The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII)
• Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
• Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)

Important Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Semester fees are payable in advance & must be fully paid before the start date of the semester.