Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) Merit Scholarship 2017 ( Opens in Feb., Apr., Aug. & Sept. 2017 )



This is a tuition fee waiver for all incoming new students who enrol at XMUM’s foundation or undergraduate programmes in 2017 and will be automatically considered based on the academic achievements.


Applicants must
• meet all the entry requirements of a foundation or an undergraduate programme of study at XMUM;
• accept an unconditional offer to begin their full-time studies at XMUM in 2017;
• obtain the desired results in one of the entry qualifying examinations such as SPM, UEC, STPM or A-Level, or with good academic record in previous study.

Value of Award:

Percentage of tuition waiver based on SPM/O-level/UEC/STPM/A-level:

Entry Qualifying Examination Achievement (Number of Grade A)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ≥10
For Foundation Programmes SPM/
      15% 30% 45% 60% 75% 90% 100%
UEC     15% 30%            
For Degree Programmes UEC     15% 30% 45% 70%** 100%      
A Level
25% 50% 75%** 100%          

Applicants who enrol in any undergraduate science programmes with 6As in UEC or 3A’s in STPM/ A-level with a letter of recommendation from the school principal or counsellor are eligible for a full scholarship.

Percentage of tuition waiver based on Foundation or Diploma qualifications:

Academic Result CGPA≥3.75 3.75>CGPA≥3.50 3.5>CGPA≥3.00
For Degree Programmes Foundation 100% 50% 25%
Diploma 100% 50% 25%

Duration of Awards:

All recipients of foundation studies: tuition fee waiver for the foundation studies or first year of undergraduate studies. For recipients of undergraduate programme: for first year and are renewable for subsequent academic years based on academic performance.

Application & Enquiries:

For further information, please refer to http://www.xmu.edu.my/a/69.html. Download the application form from www.xmu.edu.my/download or obtain at the university’s Admissions Office. Tel: 03-76102079,email:enquiry@xmu.edu.my.


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

Information Source:
Xiamen University Malaysia website

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