MyBrain was established to recruit and develop a pool of talented, high-caliber intellectuals in the country with the objective to spur the growth of research and innovation. Under the “MyBrain15” initiative, the Malaysian government has recently set a new goal to produce 60, 000 Malaysian PhD holders by the year 2020.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or government-recognised equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  2. Study fees of up to RM10,000 for 24 months paid directly to the institution.

For more detail, kindly visit MOHE Scholarship website.



MARA Education Loan Scheme for Post Graduate Programme

Applications are open to Malaysian graduates with a bachelor’s degree to further their studiens at master, professional and doctorate levels either locally or abroad. The student must get an offer letter from the university / education institutes which are recognised by the government / MQA and prominent university abroad.  Sponsorship or financing for full time and part time studies by Coursework and by Research.

For more detail, kindly visit MARA Education Sponsorship Division website.



EPF Education Withdrawal Scheme

The withdrawal allows you to withdraw your savings from Account 2 to finance your education. You are eligible to apply if you fulfill the following requirements:

  • A Malaysian citizen or
  • A Permanent Residence or
  • A Non-Malaysian citizen (Expatriate) who became a member of the EPF before 1st August 1998.
  • You may apply for this withdrawal scheme to cover the programme fees for every semester or one academic year (one time withdrawal in an academic year).

For more detail, kindly visit EPF website.