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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Scholarships for Foundation programs

Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship

Eligibility

  • SPM: 10A+s and above
  • GCE O Level: 7As* and above 
  • Or its equivalent

Description/Course

  • For students enrolled into Foundation studies.
  • Students are required to achieve a CGPA 4.0 to continue with the scholarship.

Value

  • Full scholarship

Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Award

Eligibility

SPM:
Level 1 – 3As – 5As
Level 2 – 6As – 8As
Level 3 – 9As
Level 4 – 10As and above
Level 5 – 8A+s – 9A+s and above

 

GCE O Level:
Level 1 – 3As
Level 2 – 4As
Level 3 – 5As
Level 4 – 6As and above
Level 5 – 6As* and above
Or its equivalent.

Description/Course

  • For students enrolled into Foundation studies.
  • Scholarship will be awarded in the form of deduction from the 2nd semester’s tuition fees.

Value of Award

Level 1: RM2000
Level 2: RM3000
Level 3: RM6000
Level 4: RM9000
Level 5: RM12,000

Academic Progression Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Achieved and maintained a CGPA of 3.85 annually.

Description/Course

  • Offered to new Foundation and undergraduate students who commence their studies in 2019 onwards.

Value

  • RM5,000 per annum off the semester tuition fee.

Dean’s Outstanding Youth Award

Eligibility

An active contributor in co-curricular activities at state and national levels.

Description/Course

  • For students who were actively involved in co-curricular activities at the state and national levels.
  • Scholarship will be deducted from the 2nd semester tuition fees.

Value

  • Up to RM5,000

Bumiputera Financial Scheme

Eligibility

Student whose family’s monthly income of not more than  RM1500 per dependent. of study at Swinburne. Must have applied for study loan from relevant government bodies before/at the start of academic session at Swinburne.

Description/Course

Open to Sarawakian Bumiputera students who are newly enrolled into a program of study at Swinburne

Siblings Rebate

Eligibility

On evidence of the (sibling) relationship to a current student and each sibling being enrolled.

Description/Course

  • Offered to the second and subsequent sibling of current Swinburne student enrolled in a full-time award bearing on full-time award-bearing program.
  • Deduction will be made from the 2nd semester tuition fees.

Value

  • 10% rebate off the 1st year’s tuition fee.

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.

External Scholarships 

Sarawak Energy Scholarship (Foundation Programs)

Eligibility

Minimum 7As in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Description/Course

For students who is not older than 19 years of age at the time of application. Student must have also secured a Letter of Offer for foundation studies from Swinburne, and have no other family members who is a SEB Scholarship recipient.

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.

Astro Scholarship Award

Biasiswa Y.B. Menteri Pendidikan Tinggi (Atlet Cemerlang IPT)

Yayasan Sarawak Study Loan

Eligibility

  • Must be a Sarawakian
  • Applicable for foundation courses only
  • 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

Description/Course

A study loan offered by Yayasan Sarawak for students who meets the stipulated criteria. 

Student must submit an online application through application through www.yayasansarawak.org.my, including all certified true copy of required documents as stipulated in at the website.

Value of Award

Tuition fees for the entire course.

Application procedure

  • Application form must be attached with a certified true copy of:
    – Birth certificate
    – NRIC
    – SPM result
    – STPM/ Matriculation/ Pre-U/A-level and Diploma Transcript
    – School leaving certificate
    – Parents’ NRIC
    – Parents’ latest income statement, income tax form B or letter of certification for parents who are without an income slip or statement

Application form

Forms are available from studentHQ, Swinburne Sarawak or downloaded from www.yayasansarawak.org.my.

Fully completed forms are to be submitted to studentHQ, Swinburne Sarawak.