The Malaysian Association of Private Colleges & Universities (MAPCU) in partnership with theSun newspaper will be awarding RM3.7 million worth of scholarships. The scholarships will cover tuition fee for courses at participating universities.


  • Applicants must be Malaysian citizens.
  • Applicants must posses good academic results in SPM/’O’ Level, UEC and/or STPM/’A’ Level examinations or equivalent.
  • Applicants must qualify to gain admission to the participating institution for the relevant course.
  • Applicants must be active in sports and/or co-curricular activities.
  • Applicants must possess leadership qualities and be self-motivated.
  • Applicants must be financially deserving.
  • Applicants must not already be in receipt of any scholarships, financial aid or award from other educational institutions or organizations.
  • Applicants must abide by the terms and conditions of theSun-MAPCU Higher Education Scholarship Fund.
  • Applicants must abide by other terms and conditions of the awarding institution, including any bond required.

Field of Study
Click HERE for participating institutions and the courses you can apply.

Amount of Scholarship

  • The scholarship shall be in the form of full tuition fee waiver for the entire duration of the course
  • The scholarship is for students to pursue courses in Malaysia only, at participating institutions. The scholarship specifically does not cover any fees etc. which may relate to studies overseas.
  • The scholarship shall be for the duration of the course and may be between one and four years. Students already enrolled at participating institutions may also apply. The students’ scholarship shall be for the remaining part of their course.
  • The Sun-MAPCU Higher Education Scholarship Fund holder shall not receive any scholarship offered by other educational institutions or organizations.
  • Applicants may apply for scholarships to a maximum of two institutions, but are entitled to only one scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients are also subjected to other terms and conditions as may be decided by the participating institution

How To Apply

Applications must be made by using the application form which you download  HERE .

The application form needs to be written clearly and legibly. Applicants are liable to disqualification should any false particulars or deliberate suppression of information be submitted. All required documents must be submitted with application.

Address application form to:

The Manager,
theSun-MAPCU Higher Education Scholarship Fund,
c/o Sun Media Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
P.O. Box 179, Jalan Sultan,
46720 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.


7 April 2011

For details, please visit TheSUN-MAPCU Scholarship 2011 Page

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  1. mizan

    hie im doing my second sem in bsc mass com in inti do u need my spm plus my diploma cert as well to apply for my scholarship or only my st sem in mass comm and i have my sports cert as well

  2. Li Ting

    may i ask some questions? Is this scholarship must have offer letter from any colleges or institution only can apply or we dont need the offer letter and admission?
    thank you.

  3. Justinne

    Sorry, may i know is there any requirement for applying this scholarship? Is the one with poorer background or the one with better result will be took into consideration first? Thanks.

  4. admin Article Author

    you can apply now eventhough you still waiting for the offer.

    Justine, the see overall performance.

  5. Sher Li

    Hello, I’m a SPM school leaver. Am I eligible to apply Degree courses or just foundation / Diploma courses?

  6. March

    May I enquire that whether i can apply for the institution after successfully getting this scholarship?Any interview will be conducted?Thank you.

  7. nia

    I am currently taking A-level course which is within 2010/2011.My official results for my overall A-levels course would be only out by am I allow to send my forecast results for my overall a-levels course achievement? hope to hear a reply soon.thank you

  8. nia

    I am currently sitting for my A-levels course that is 2010/2011.My course only ends at June2011& my official results for my overall A-levels results will be only out in August 2011.So can I submit my overall forecast results for my A-levels course or do I need to send my original statement of my results.I really hope to hear a reply soon.Thank you

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