Students are not sponsored and may apply for loans or other sponsorship.
One of the government’s most issued loans is the PTPTN loan, which allows Malaysian students from all walks of life to fund their education.
PTPTN Loan Requirements
According to the Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) education loan scheme, all students who qualify to be considered for PTPTN education loan must satisfy the following:
- Malaysian citizenship;
- Pass the Malaysian Education Certificate (SPM) with at least three (3) credits;
- Applicants must have registered and is a fulltime student in his/her Diploma or Degree Program;
- No other sponsor received;
- If an applicant has previously obtained a PTPTN loan but failed or terminated his/her studies, the applicant can only proceed with his/her second application when he/she has fully settled his/her previous debt.
The government agency also provides financial aid such as scholarships via JPA, KPM and also the State Government.