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UCSI University Trust scholarship

You have done the hard work, now it is time to soar.

We have allocated RM30 million in scholarships for prodigious students like you.

Whether you are thinking of pursuing a Foundation, A-Level, Diploma, Undergraduate or Postgraduate programme, you can go further with a UCSI University Trust scholarship.

Connect then lead

To provide the UCSI University Trust scholarship recipients with a studying experience that sets them apart, the UCSI Scholars’ Circle was formed. Going beyond mere financial assistance, the Circle also connects scholars with the movers and shakers of the world – from ministers to heavyweights in the business world. To groom future leaders who are responsible and conscientious, the Circle is also a platform for scholars to organise events and initiatives that give back to society. U-Schos is made up of scholarship awardees of UCSI University Trust and to date, more than 6,500 students have benefited from a UCSI scholarship.

Who UCSI scholars have learned from

Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Tuanku Muhriz

Founding president, Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Impactful Young Leaders Award 2015, UCSI University

Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz shared his insights about ‘An Empowered Youth in Uncertain Times’ at UCSI University on 26 September 2015. In his talk, he encouraged students to "play an active part in the life of the nation".

Aireen Omar

CEO and Executive Director, AirAsia Berhad
Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Inspiring Young Leaders and Personalities Award, UCSI University

In the ‘Rise and Fly with Aireen’ event on 24 February 2015, UCSI scholars had a candid one-hour interview with Aireen Omar. She spoke about her experience in leadership and the importance of communication among colleagues.

Datuk Nicol David

World Number 1 Squash Player
Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Inspiring Young Leaders and Personalities Award, UCSI University

Preparation is the key to success – that was the message Datuk Nicol David shared with UCSI scholars when she visited UCSI to receive her award on 6 January 2015.She spent an hour sharing her insights with UCSI scholars.


  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Science)
  • MSc Applied Sciences, by Research
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Biotechnology with Business Management
  • MSc Food Science with Business Management
  • MSc Nutrition with Management
  • BSc (Hons) Aquatic Science
  • BSc (Hons) Biotechnology
  • BSc (Hons) Food Science with Nutrition
  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition with Wellness
  • Diploma in Aquaculture with Entrepreneurship
  • Foundation in Science with Applied Sciences pathways
  • Master of Science (Health Sciences)
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Foundation in Science with Medical Sciences pathway

  • MSc (Healthy Aging, Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine)

  • Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
  • Advanced Diploma in Teaching Methodology for Healthcare Professionals
  • Diploma in Nursing

  • Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)
  • PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Master of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Foundation in Science with Pharmacy pathway
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering
  • Industrial PhD in Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy in Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Communication and Electronic Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Petroleum Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Materials Science
  • Foundation in Science with Engineering pathway
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture
  • Master of Architecture
  • BSc (Hons) Architecture
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)
  • Diploma in Architectural Studies
  • Diploma in Interior Architecture
  • Foundation in Arts with Built Environment pathway
  • Master of Arts & Design
  • BA (Hons) Game Design
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Marketing
  • BA (Hons) in Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) in Multimedia Design
  • BCA (Hons) 3D Animation Design
  • Diploma in 3D Animation Design
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Textile and Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Fashion Styling
  • Foundation in Arts with Art and Design pathway
  • Master of Music (Performance Studies)
  • Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Contemporary Music (Hons)
  • Foundation in Music
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business and Management)
  • DBA
  • MBA
  • Online MBA
  • MBA (Blue Ocean Strategy)
  • MSc Logistics Management
  • MSc in Actuarial Management Structure B & C
  • BComm (Hons) Actuarial Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science
  • BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science and Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment
  • Bachelor of Financial Economics (Hons)
  • BBa (Hons) Oil and Gas Management
  • BA (Hons) Branding and Advertising
  • BA (Hons) Supply Chain Operations Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business Administration
  • BA (Hons) Logistics Management
  • BA (Hons) Marketing
  • Executive Diploma in Real Estate (EDRE)
  • Diploma in Logistics Management
  • Diploma in Management
  • Foundation in Arts with Actuarial Science, Management and IT pathways

  • BComm (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Kuching Campus)
  • BComm (Hons) Marketing (Kuching Campus)
  • Diploma in International Business (Kuching Campus)

  • MBA Oil and Gas Management (Terengganu Campus)
  • MSc Technopreneurship
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BCompSc (Hons) Mobile Computing and Networking
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration (Hons)
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Foundation in Arts with Hospitality and Tourism pathway

  • BA (Hons) Commerce (Kuching Campus)
  • BA (Hons) Event and Tourism Management (Kuching Campus)
  • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management (Kuching Campus)
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts (Kuching Campus)
  • Diploma in Hotel Management (Kuching Campus)
  • Diploma in Leisure Management (Kuching Campus)
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Communication
  • Master of Child Psychology
  • BA (Hons) English Language and Communication
  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication
  • BA (Hons) Psychology
  • Foundation in Arts with Social Sciences pathway

  • BA (Hons) Education and English (Terengganu Campus)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching
  • Foundation Studies
  • English Enrichment Programme (EEP)
  • English Holiday Programme (HP)
  • IELTS Preparatory Courses
  • English Teachers' Training
  • Cambridge GCE A-Levels (Offered UCSI College)

  • Foundation Studies (Kuching Campus)


  • Cambridge GCE A-Levels
  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation in Science
  • South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) International*

* Subject to MQA and MOE Approval

  • Certificate in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Real Estate Management
  • Executive Diploma in Real Estate
  • 3+0 Degree Programmes in collaboration with Oxford Brookes University, UK*
    • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
    • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • 2+1 UK Degree Transfer Programme (Business)
    • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing
    • BA (Hons) Business Enterprise
    • BA (Hons) Marketing Management
    • BA (Hons) Business and Finance/Marketing/International Management

* Subject to MQA and MOE Approval

  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in English Language Teaching
  • Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • 2+1 UK Degree Transfer Programmes (Science) in collaboration with University of the West of England, Bristol*
    • BSc (Hons) Information Technology

* Subject to MQA and MOE Approval


UCSI is Malaysia’s best private university for two years in a row. The rankings further solidified the university’s standing as one of the best in the country.

UCSI is one of Malaysia’s best for graduate employability after the university was ranked as one of the top universities that produces the most employable graduates.

*Source by Graduate Employability Ranking 2020

UCSI is the first in Southeast Asia to facilitate industry placement for students each year. UCSI has over 4,200 global companies as partners under its Co-Op programme.

*Source by Co-Operative Education Report (Edition 14/2017-2018)

One in five of UCSI students are awarded with merit based government scholarships or grants, which is a special trait of the university that benefits students greatly.

Types of Scholarships

Tan Sri Ahmad Razali (TSAR) Merit Scholarship Award

Full fee waiver, on-campus accommodation, monthly allowance, book and laptop allowance for the duration of undergraduate study at UCSI. The TSAR Merit Scholarship Award is only open to Malaysian students who are enrolled in any degree programme at UCSI University.

UCSI University Trust A-Level Scholarship

Full or partial tuition fee waivers for the Cambridge GCE A-Level programme at UCSI. Offered to Malaysian and international students.

UCSI University Trust Pre-U Scholarship

Full or partial tuition fee waivers for UCSI's foundation programme in science and arts. Offered to Malaysian students.

UCSI University Trust Sports Bursary

Full or partial tuition fee waivers for national or state athletes from Malaysia enrolled in any of the foundation programmes (leading to a degree) or diploma or any degree programmes at UCSI. Applicants must be State or National Athletes verified by the National Sports Council of Malaysia and the respective Sports Association.

UCSI University Trust Scholarship

Full or partial tuition fee waivers for the duration of undergraduate study at UCSI. Offered to Malaysian and international students.

UCSI University Trust Graduate Scholarship

Offered to qualified Malaysian and international candidates enrolled in any of the Master's or Doctorate programmes at UCSI University.


Selected for a three-month research programme at Imperial College London

Soo Wei Ming
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

Chancellor’s Gold Medal Award recipient
Tan Sri Ahmad Razali Merit Scholarship recipient
UCSI Dean’s List

Tiew Kee Yee
BA (Hons) Accounting

Passed 5 Society of Actuaries papers before completing the third year of his degree studies

Chan Min Zhuo
BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

State-level judoka

Yeoh Shenshen
Diploma in Aquaculture with Entrepreneurship

2014 Asia Music Competition (Seoul) Gold Award winner

2013 Asia Piano Competition (Taiwan) Gold Award Winner

Maxy Chan Mei Xuan
Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons)

1st prize winner, Postgraduate Oral Presentation Competition, 9th MIFT Food Science & Technology Seminar

Represents Malaysia at the 14th ASEAN Food Conference, Philippines

Chong Ai Mun
MSc Applied Sciences by Research

4A*, GCE A-Level

Michael Cheah Ming Xu
Currently studying Engineering at the University of Cambridge, England