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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Scholarships for Foundation programs

Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Award

Malaysia

CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM7,000RM10,000RM12,000
MalaysiaSPM3A – 5A6A – 8A9A10A8A+
CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM6,000RM9,000RM12,000
MalaysiaO Level3A4A5A6A and above6A* and above

South East Asia

CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM6,000RM9,000RM12,000
Singapore
Brunei
GCE O LEVEL3A4A5A6A and above6A*

South Asia

CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM6,000RM9,000RM12,000
PakistanSSC75%80%85%90%95%
BangladeshSSC44.34.54.85
Sri LankaO LEVEL3A4A5A6A6A*

Middle East & Africa

CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM6,000RM9,000RM12,000
Middle East
& North Africa
THANAWEYA80%85%90%95%98%
ZimbabweO LEVEL3A4A5A6A6A*

United Kingdom

CountryStudy levelScholarship Quantum
RM3,000RM4,000RM6,000RM9,000RM12,000
United KingdomGCE O LEVEL3A4A5A6A and above6A*

Description/Course

  • For students enrolled into Foundation studies.
  • Not eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant.
  • Scholarship will be awarded in the form of deduction from the 2nd semester’s tuition fees.

Academic Progression Scholarship

AspectDescription
Value of award

15% fee waiver in the following year.

Eligibility

Applicable to students who joined Swinburne Sarawak under the 2021 DVC Academic Excellence and UEC Academic Excellence Award with annual CGPA 3.85.

  • To maintain annual CGPA 3.85 for continued 15% fee waiver in subsequent year
  • Scholarship is automatically cancelled if annual CGPA is below 3.85

Swinburne Youth Scholarship

AspectDescription
Value of award

Up to RM5,000 off 1st year tuition fee.

Eligibility

Applicable to high school students active in school clubs and/or extra-curricular activities.

  • Also eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant

Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant

AspectDescription
Value of award

Foundation program: RM2,000
Undergraduate program: RM3,000
UEC applicant: RM4,000

Eligibility

Applicable to NEW students who have received a corresponding offer from Swinburne Sarawak.

  • Grant will be deducted in the 2nd semester

Yayasan Sarawak Bumiputera BP40 Bursary Scheme

AspectDescription
Value of awardTuition fee rebate and a Yayasan Sarawak study loan.
Eligibility

Applicable to Sarawakian Bumiputera students whose monthly household income is RM3,000 and below (B40) and RM6,275 and below (M40).

  • Not eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant
  • Other terms and conditions apply
Application

BP40 Bursary Scheme Application Form

Bumiputera Financial Scheme

AspectDescription
Value of award

Zero payment while awaiting loan approval from relevant government bodies.

Eligibility

Applicable to Sarawakian Bumiputera students applying for study loan from relevant government bodies, whose monthly income per capita is RM2,500 and below.

  • Also eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant
  • Other terms and conditions apply

School Appreciation Bursary

AspectDescription
Value of award

10% off 1st year tuition fee.

Eligibility

Applicable to school staff and their children.

  • Also eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant

Siblings Discount

AspectDescription
Value of award

10% off 1st year tuition fee.

Eligibility

All siblings who are currently enrolled at Swinburne Sarawak, or sibling(s) of a Swinburne student/alumnus.

  • NEW students also eligible for Swinburne Sarawak Entrance Grant
  • Not eligible for other scholarship or bursary

Kuching Foundation Grant

AspectDescription
General Criteria
  • Student resides or attends school in Kuching
  • Offered a place to study Foundation at Swinburne Sarawak
  • Commencement of studies in second half intakes of 2019
  • Must accept the offer before a set deadline with full payment of 1st semester tuition fee
Award

RM2,000

General Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions are applicable across the range of awards and bursaries offered by Swinburne Sarawak only:

Eligibility

  • The availability of award/bursary is subject to a pre-determined quota set by the university
  • The award/bursary is only valid for studies at Swinburne Sarawak
  • The awarding of the award/bursary is conditional upon payment of full term fee
  • The offer of an award/bursary shall be based on the official academic results obtained in a single sitting
  • All awards/bursaries are to be given as course tuition fee rebate only and cannot be exchanged for cash
  • Award/bursary recipients must continue to study full-time throughout the award or bursary period
  • Students enrolled into any of the University’s Master by Coursework programs and who are studying part-time is eligible to apply for the Master by Coursework Bursary and/or the Alumni Bursary.
    • Part-time studies at the postgraduate level are for Malaysian students only.
  • The award recipient shall maintain a full study load in each term.
  • Award or bursary recipients shall contribute to Swinburne Sarawak’s activities including participation in promotional activities as and when required, during their period of study
  • Successful applicants will be notified via an award/bursary offer letter
  • The award or bursary is not-transferable
  • The award or bursary shall be forfeited if the student withdraws from the course or transfers to Swinburne Australia
  • Once the award/bursary is forfeited, it shall not be reinstated
  • The award/bursary shall be forfeited if the student fails to abide by the rules and regulations of Swinburne Sarawak
  • A student is entitled to only one award or bursary
  • A student who has been awarded an award and/or bursary by Swinburne Sarawak or any other institution shall not be eligible for another award or bursary
  • Unless otherwise approved, each student is only entitled to one award/bursary/financial assistance scheme/promotional benefits offered by Swinburne Sarawak and its group at any one time. In the event that the student qualifies for more than one award, he/she must choose which of these he/she wishes to apply and accept
  • Approval must be obtained from the Registrar of Swinburne Sarawak for leave of absence. The award shall recommence once the recipient resumes his/her studies at Swinburne Sarawak. Failure to obtain approval for leave of absence shall result in the forfeiture of the award
  • Only completed application forms received by the closing date will be entertained
  • Swinburne Sarawak shall not be responsible for any application form that is misplaced, lost or failed to reach the designated department of Swinburne Sarawak
  • Swinburne Sarawak reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the award/bursary as and when required without prior notice. All decisions of Swinburne Sarawak including those on matters not covered above are final and binding.
  • All decisions made by the Swinburne Sarawak Award Committee are final. Appeals will not be entertained.

Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained from:

– Marketing and Recruitment Office
– studentHQ, Swinburne Sarawak
– Swinburne Sarawak website: www.swinburne.edu.my/scholarships/
– Appointed student recruitment representative

  • The application form must be completed and signed. Incomplete application form or those containing incorrect information will be rejected
  • All the required documents listed under Document Checklist in the award/bursary application form must be certified as true copies and submitted together with the form.

Financial aids

The financial aids listed below are for reference only. The availability of the respective financial aids is at the discretion of the provider. For more information, details of each financial aids, application procedure and closing dates, students are advised to inquire with the financial aid provider directly.

Skim Pinjaman Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Sarawak (HIED)

Eligibility

  • Must be a Sarawakian.
  • Must have sat for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysian (SPM) examination and obtain Credit for BM.
  • Applicable for Foundation Courses in Engineering.
  • Must have received a Letter of offer from Swinburne Sarawak.
  • Have not been offered any other study loans.
  • Subject to terms and conditions stipulated by Yayasan Sarawak.

Application process

There are 2 steps to the application process:

Step 1: Submit your application online on the Yayasan Sarawak website: http://175.138.68.197:51/iwps/

(You do not need to upload the documents online)

Step 2: Fill in the hardcopy form with these documents:

  • Complete the Yayasan Sarawak application form with these documents:
    • Offer letter from Swinburne University of Technology
    • Both parents latest pay slips (if applicable)
    • Income tax form / Government Pensioner Slip/ Verified letter for parents not working (if applicable)
    • SPM certificate
    • Applicant’s Birth Certificate
    • Applicant’s IC (Front & Back)
    • Parents’ IC (Front & Back)
    • Parents’ Death Certificate (If applicable)

Application form

Forms are available from SIC, studentHQ, Swinburne Sarawak

Fully completed forms are to be submitted to Student Information Centre, studentHQ, Swinburne. The University will assist to submit the application to Yayasan Sarawak.

Your application is subjected to the approval and at the discretion of Yayasan Sarawak.

Biasiswa Pinjaman Pelajaran Yayasan Sarawak

Eligibility

  • Must be a Sarawakian.
  • Must have sat for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysian (SPM) examination and obtain Credit for BM.
  • Applicable for all Foundation Courses.
  • Must have received a Letter of offer from Swinburne Sarawak.
  • Have not been offered any other study loans.
  • Subject to terms and conditions stipulated by Yayasan Sarawak.

Application process

There are 2 steps to the application process:

Step 1: Submit your application online on the Yayasan Sarawak website: http://175.138.68.197:51/iwps/

(You do not need to upload the documents online)

Step 2: Fill in the hardcopy form with these documents:

  • Offer letter from Swinburne University of Technology
  • Proof of online application has been submitted (sent to the Applicant’s email)
  • Both parents latest pay slips (if applicable)
  • Income tax form / Government Pensioner Slip/ Verified letter for parents not working (if applicable)
  • SPM certificate
  • Applicant’s Birth Certificate
  • Applicant’s IC (Front & Back)
  • Parents’ IC (Front & Back)
  • Parents’ Death Certificate (If applicable)

Application form

Forms are available from SIC, studentHQ, Swinburne Sarawak.

Fully completed forms are to be submitted to Student Information Centre, studentHQ, Swinburne.

The University will assist to submit the application to Yayasan Sarawak.

Your application is subjected to the approval and at the discretion of Yayasan Sarawak.