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Scholarships for International students

The University of Nottingham Malaysia grants scholarships in Malaysia for international students. It is awarded to deserving and academically excellent students in recognition of their achievements. Applicants are selected based on their academic achievements, leadership qualities and the socio-economic status of their family.

Students at the University of Nottingham Malaysia may apply for the following scholarships. Please note that students are only entitled to have one scholarship during their course of studies. 

Scholarships for international students
No.Scholarship (automatic/ internal)Country/ regionClosing date
1. High Achievers Scholarship All Automatic
2. Dean’s Excellence Scholarships All Automatic
3.  Sibling Scholarship All Automatic
4.  Alumni Scholarship All Automatic
5.  Alumni of universitas 21(U21) Institutions Scholarship All Automatic
6.  Sports and Arts Scholarship  All 15 August 2023
7.  Provost's Excellence Scholarship All 24 July 2023

 * Automatic: Some scholarships equivalent to 25%, 20% and 15% reduction of the tuition fee are automatically awarded to students who have obtained the results based on the set criteria within the course examinations. 

Financial assistance

Tertiary education is a big financial commitment. Therefore it is important to plan ahead and look at the various options and sources that are available to help finance your education. This section provides some information about funding your education.

Financial assistance for international students
No.Financial assistance (external sponsoring bodies)Country/ regionClosing date
1. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) All Competitive - look out for announcement
2. World Health Organization (WHO) Children of staff members Competitive - look out for announcement
3. Botswana Government Botswana Competitive - look out for announcement
4. Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Bruneian Shell Staff Competitive - look out for announcement
6. Dept of Higher Education and Training, Republic of Maldives Maldivian Competitive - look out for announcement
7. Villa Foundation Maldivian Competitive - look out for announcement
8. College of Education, Nigeria Nigerian Competitive - look out for announcement
9. Government of Rivers State of Nigeria Nigerian Competitive - look out for announcement
10. Cultural Attache, Embassy of Republic of Yemen Yemen Competitive - look out for announcement

Further information

Other scholarship and financial assistance information can also be found below.

For more information, please send your enquiries to:


What is the difference between scholarships and financial assistance?

While scholarships are usually provided based on merit and academic excellence to deserving students, financial aid is provided to support worthy candidates to pursue their studies. Scholarships are sponsored internally by UNM, whereas financial assistance is primarily provided by external sponsoring bodies.

Can a student apply for more than one scholarship?

No. A student is entitled to only one scholarship from the above-mentioned list. 

Are the criteria for scholarships different for different courses?

Yes. Scholarship criteria are different for different subjects and degrees (undergraduate and graduate). Please click on individual scholarships in the table above to check the details for each.

Is there a fixed number of scholarship seats?

Yes. There is a fixed number of seats available for each type of scholarship. You may check the number of seats available as well as other conditions on the individual scholarship page.


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