Medical Degree Scholarships by
Palan Foundation

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Palan Foundation is now offering Scholarships for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) worth RM50,000. This Scholarship is part of the foundation’s initiative to assist qualified students from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their dreams. The Scholarships will be provided to individuals that are able to secure a seat for the MBBS programme with our partner institutions.


Malaysian student

SPTM/A-Level/Matriculation/ or UEC graduates

Meet MBBS entry requirements

RM50,000 to be provided as tuition fee waiver (No repayment)

Student must study at partner universitIES

Student must be responsible for balance payment if any to university

About Our Partner Universities

Universiti of Cyberjaya

The University of Cyberjaya, is a top tier Malaysian university focusing on health science, business and technology programmes. Strategically located on a modern, fully equipped 5-acre campus at the heart of Cyberjaya, the university currently has over 4000 students who are enrolled in more than 30 programmes ranging from degree to postgraduate research courses.

Fully accredited MBBS (MQA/ MMC)

World class campus

Holistic and integrated approach


Partnerships with international universities and institutions from the United States, United Kingdom, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Awarded 5-Star (Excellent) rating by the Malaysian Ministry of Education

Ranked Top 601+ in THE Impact Rankings 2020

Asia Metropolitan University

Asia Metropolitan University (AMU) is a full-fledged university offering wide range of programmes. It focuses on producing trained, qualified, competent graduates for international markets in health sciences and various other disciplines.

Fully accredited MBBS (MQA/ MMC)

Full University status

Accredited by ASIC UK as a Premier University status


Fully equipped campus in Johor Bahru

Partner teaching hospitals all in same state

Low cost of living

Cyberjaya College Central

Cyberjaya College Central is equipped with modern teaching equipment and student support facilities with an aim of providing a conducive learning environment. The college is conveniently accessible by public transport and major highways of the Klang Valley.

Fully accredited by MQA

Industry relevant


Fully equipped campus

Prime location

Asia Metropolitan College Kota Kinabalu

Asia Metropolitan College Kota Kinabalu (AsiaMet KK) is one of the leading Health and Science institution in the region. The college has produced over 5000 successful graduates since 2008 in various health science courses such as Nursing, Physiotherapy, Health Care, Environmental Health, Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory Technology.

Fully accredited by MQA

Industry relevant


Fully equipped campus

Rated 4-Star college and 5-Star cluster based by MyQuest

Asia Metropolitan University Kuching

Asia Metropolitan College Kuching (AMC Kuching) established itself as an allied health and science college since 2010. All the programmes offered at AMC Kuching are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education in collaboration with Malaysia’s Ministry of Health.

Fully accredited by MQA

Industry relevant


Fully equipped campus

Rated 4-Star college and 5-Star cluster based by MyQuest

About Palan Foundation

Yayasan Palan is an educational non-profit organisation with the goal of improving the educational attainment of young disadvantaged individuals. Registered in Malaysia, the foundation provides scholarship, grants and other forms of assistance in collaboration with our partners to empower communities.


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world
- Nelson Mandela -

Frequently Asked Questions

Q : What are the requirements to qualify for this scholarship?
  • Malaysian Citizen
  • Meet the entry requirements for MBBS programme
  • Pass the interview session

Q : What is the minimum academic requirements?

STPM/ A-Level/ Foundation/ Matriculation and UEC students and meet the MBBS entry requirements.

Q : Can students who are studying MBBS at any colleges and universities apply?

No. The scholarship is a collaborative initiative, available to students who wish to study at our partner universities only.However, students who did their A-Level or Foundation at other universities can apply.

Q : Will I be required to repay my scholarships?

No. However, it is the hope of the Palan Foundation that the scholarships recipient would remain in touch with the Foundation.

Q : Am I required to maintain a minimum standard of academic qualification?

Yes. The scholarships recipients are expected to maintain a minimum CGPA of 2.00, failing which they may no longer be eligible for the programme of study.

Q : How do I apply for the scholarship?

Click APPLY NOW below and you will be directed to a form for you to fill up and follow the instructions.

Q : Can students get financial aid from other institutions to pay the balance?

Yes, students may apply to other financial aid provider such as PTPTN, MARA and JPA to pay the balance of tuition fee to the university.
However, you are required to notify Palan Foundation, the university and the financial aid office so the information can be used to calculate the balance of your tuition fees.

Q : What are the universities you have partnered with

The Foundation is currently partnering with Asia Metropolitan University (AMU).

Q : Can I select the university of choice?

No. The allocations of seats will be decided by the Foundation and its partners

Q : When does the application close?

Applications will be closed on 25th October 2020

Q : Is there a bond?

No. You are free to pursue your career of choice upon graduation

Q : What about the balance of the tuition fees?

Students are responsible for the balance of the tuition fees. PTPTN assistance available for 50% of the fees and the university will recommend to partner banks for financial assistance.