Scholarships & Financial Assistance

City University offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships in recognition of outstanding academic achievements, leadership qualities and special talents. City U welcomes all students who are high achievers to apply for scholarships and Study Awards. Scholarships are defined to include prize winners, study awards, bursaries and fee waivers.


Scholarship for All*

City U High Achiever Scholarship

City U High Achiever Scholarships are freshmen scholarships provided to identify and support outstanding Malaysian students who demonstrate academic excellence, high intellectual capacity, sound character, strong leadership potential and a passion for creativity and innovation.

Pro-Chancellor Scholarship

The Pro-Chancellor Scholarship is awarded to continuing students who have completed A-Level program in City University and are now pursuing a Degree program in City University.

Vice-Chancellor Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor Scholarship is awarded to continuing students who have completed Foundation program in City University and are pursuing a Degree program in City University

City U Scholarship for Outstanding Student

The City U Scholarship for outstanding student is awarded to existing City University students who have consistently shown outstanding results in their degree and contribute toward the community and City University.

City University Industry Scholarship

These programs have been developed in consultation with the industry to ensure that graduates are prepared and competent for work requirements. We offer a mix of academic and workplace learning environment.

Leadership Excellence Scholarship

Awarded to candidates who have outstanding achievement or have demonstrated outstanding leadership quality through active participation in co-curricular activities, social services and volunteerism.

Sports Scholarship

For Active National Sportsman/Sportswoman


Added Benefits

RM150-RM500 Monthly Allowance*
Free Hostel*
Free Transportation*
Free Flight Ticket*
(Sabah & Sarawak)

*Terms and conditions apply

Financial Assistance

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

The National Higher Education Fund or Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi National (PTPTN) is an agency established under Ministry of Education, where it provides education loans to students pursuing their studies at local higher education institutions.

This loan will enable students to fully or partially pay their fees and their subsistence for the duration of their study.

TESP MARA Education Fund

The Tertiary Education Programme is a form of convertible loan under Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) for STPM 2020 leavers and Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma (or equivalent) 2020 holders who have received an offer to pursue an undergraduate degree in a selected field at a a selected higher education institution for the October/November 2020 intake. Students who are currently enrolled may also apply.

Candidates should ensure complete information has been completed. Candidates are not required to print and submit any documents to MARA until further notice. This sponsorship offer will be published via MARA website at

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Withdrawal Scheme for Education

This scheme allows EPF members to withdraw from their Account II for further studies in local or overseas institutions for their children or themselves.

Members can apply for this scheme by completing the KWSP 9H (AHL) form together with the relevant supporting documents. Upon approval, payments are made directly to the University. For more information, please visit