The ASEAN Scholarship is offered by Ministry of Education（MOE）of Singapore for ASEAN students to study in Singapore. It is aimed at providing opportunities to the young people of ASEAN countries to develop their potential and equip them with important skills for the 21st century. The current session is open to the following ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Three types of awards are offered under the ASEAN Scholarships for Malaysia：
- Pre-University One Scholarship
- Secondary Three Scholarship
- Secondary One Scholarship
Eligibility for Malaysian Students:
- Nationals of Malaysia;
- Have done consistently well in the school examinations;
- Proficiency in English, with a good record of participation in co-curricular activities.
Pre-University One Scholarship:
- Born in 2002 – 2004;
- Currently in Form 5 (or equivalent) or have taken the 2019 SPM / GCE O-Level Examination.
Secondary Three Scholarship:
- Born between 2004–2006;
- Currently in Form 2 or Form 3.
Secondary One Scholarship:
- Born between 2006–2008;
- Currently in Standard 6 or Form 1;
Value of Award:
- Annual allowance with hostel accommodation;
- Settling-in allowance;
- Return economy class air passage (for East Malaysians) or return transport allowance (for West Malaysians);
- Coverage of school fees;
- Coverage of GCE O-Level and A-Level examination fees (once only, if applicable);
- Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover.
Duration of Award:
For Pre-University One Scholarship:
2 years of Pre-University studies in selected Singapore Junior Colleges, leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level or equivalent.
For Secondary Three Scholarship:
4 years study in selected Singapore schools from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two, leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level or equivalent.
For Secondary One Scholarship:
6 year study in selected Singapore schools from Secondary One to Pre-University Two, leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level or equivalent.
Application & Enquiries:
Obtain further information and apply online via https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/scholarships/asean/malaysia. For queries regarding the application process, find answers through the Frequently Asked Questions on the above website or contact customer service centre at +65 6872 2220.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a test and interview in Kuala Lumpur or other towns of Malaysia.
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Apr. 2020
Ministry of Education, Singapore official website
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