Khazanah – Cambridge Scholarship Programme ( Deadline 30 Mar. 2017 )



The Khazanah-Cambridge Scholarship, established in 2009, provides financial sponsorship to Malaysians who plan to study or are studying for an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. It is jointly sponsored by Yayasan Khazanah and the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (CCEIT).

It is a leadership development programme aiming at building Malaysia’s future leadership talent. Recipients are expected to not only demonstrate academic excellence, but also develop their leadership skills through training and participation in a number of activities. They will be groomed to eventually lead Malaysia’s government-linked companies (GLCs).


Malaysians who have a conditional or unconditional offer for admission into or currently pursuing full-time studies at the University of Cambridge and meet the requirements below:

Undergraduate Studies:
• Not exceeding 21 years old on enrolment date for the degree programme;
• An excellent academic track record, with a minimum of 3 As, or show evidence of excellent performance throughout the pre-university studies.

Postgraduate Studies:
• Below 40 years old;
• A First Class or a Second Class Upper honours degree, or a minimum CGPA of 3.50, or its equivalent. An excellent report for the thesis for those applying for a doctoral degree with a research Master’s degree;
• Gained admission or currently pursuing research leading to the PhD degree; or one-year postgraduate courses ( e.g. MPhil, LLM, MBA, etc).

Value of Award:

Full scholarship covering tuition and fees, monthly living expenses, return air passage and other provisions, such as book allowance, establishment and end of study allowances.


Recipients are required to serve Khazanah Nasional or other approved organisations for a duration equal to the study period.

Application & Enquiries:

For further information and application, please refer to: Tel: 03 – 2272 6300, Fax: 03 – 2272 6311, Email:


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Mar. 2017

Information Source:
Yayasan Khazanah official website

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