The Palan Foundation Fellowship, in collaboration with Cyberjaya Education Group and its esteemed institutions, including the University of Cyberjaya and Cyberjaya Colleges, offers an extraordinary opportunity for students. This fellowship is designed for undergraduates who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need.
The program includes:
Scholarships to offset tuition and other academic fees.
A salaried part-time work commitment within their educational institution.
Fellowship awardees engage in assistantship roles on their campus, contributing actively to the college's operations. This unique arrangement not only provides vital financial support but also equips recipients with valuable career-related skills and practical experience, setting a strong foundation for their professional future.
Interested students are encouraged to apply for the fellowship.
The Palan Foundation Fellowship aims to provide scholarships to Malaysian students pursuing undergraduate studies at Cyberjaya Education Group institutions, specifically targeting those with demonstrated financial need.
Enrolled full-time at the University of Cyberjaya and Cyberjaya Colleges.
Completion of at least two semesters in the current program.
Good academic standing with a minimum CGPA of 2.7.
Recipient of the PTPTN study loan.
Disclosure of other scholarships or fellowships while applying.
Eligible for all undergraduate programmes, including diploma and degree courses.
Parental Income Criteria
Parents’ monthly gross income must not exceed RM10,000.
A financial award will be provided to offset tuition and fees.
Mandatory for all fellowship recipients.
Requires up to 12 hours of commitment weekly.
Salaries vary based on position and hours, as set by the institution.
Limits of Financing
Medical students: up to RM50,000.
Pharmacy students: up to RM25,000.
Other courses: up to RM10,000.
Amounts are based on financial need and course costs.
Disbursements made per semester/term, contingent on maintaining good academic standing.
Does not include assistantship salary.
Interested students are encouraged to apply for the Fellowship through an online application form. Click here.
The Palan Foundation’s Board reserves the right to modify terms and consider exceptional cases that may not fully meet the criteria.
What is the minimum academic requirement?
The minimum CGPA requirement for all courses is 2.7; however, the actual cut-off point could be higher and is dependent on the need and merit of qualified applicants.
What are the eligible courses?
All diploma and degree courses offered by Cyberjaya Education Group are eligible.
Can medical students apply for the fellowship?
Yes, medical students may apply.
Can students who are studying at colleges and universities outside of Cyberjaya Education Group institutions apply?
Not at present.
Can students who are just joining Cyberjaya Education Group Institutions Apply?
No. The fellowship programme is open only to students who have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate studies at Cyberjaya Education Group institutions.
What are the limits of financing?
The financial award will be disbursed by semesters or terms, provided the fellowship recipient meets the requirements. This does not include any salary earned for the assistantship position. The limits shall be as follows, based on the course pursued by the student:
MBBS: max. of RM50,000
Bachelor of Pharmacy: max. of RM25,000
All other courses: max. of RM10,000
Will I be required to repay my scholarship?
No. However, it is the hope of the Palan Foundation that the fellowship recipients will remain in touch with the foundation.
Am I required to maintain a minimum standard of academic qualification?
Yes. Fellowship recipients are expected to maintain a minimum CGPA of 2.7, failing which they may no longer be eligible for the fellowship award or the assistantship position.
The Palan Foundation Scholarship is dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for young, underprivileged individuals. Through scholarships, grants, and various support mechanisms, we collaborate with our partners to uplift communities and provide access to quality education.
We are proud to announce our latest initiative: The Palan Foundation Scholarships for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program. Valued at RM50,000, these scholarships are designed to support aspiring medical students from disadvantaged backgrounds in realizing their dreams.
Eligible candidates who successfully secure admission to the MBBS program at our partner institutions will have the opportunity to benefit from this generous scholarship as part of our ongoing commitment to fostering educational achievement and empowering future leaders in healthcare."
For other programmes at the college, scholarships are also available.
Interested students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.
SPTM/A-LEVEL/MATRICULATION/ Or UEC graduates
Meet MBBS entry requirements
RM 50,000 to be provided as tuition free waiver (No Repayment)
Student must study at partner universities
Student must be responsible for balance payment if any to university.
University 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)
Holistic and integrated approach
Awarded 5-Star (Excellent) rating by the Malaysian Ministry of Education
Ranked Top 601+ in THE Impact Rankings 2020
Partnerships with international universities and institutions from the United States, United Kingdom, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
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
Fully equipped campus
Q : What are the requirements to qualify for this scholarship?
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 completed 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 foundation that the scholarship recipient will remain in touch with the foundation.
Q : Am I required to maintain a minimum standard of academic qualifications?
Yes. The scholarship 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?
Interested students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship through an online application form. Click here.
Q : Can students get financial aid from other institutions to pay the balance?
Yes, students may apply to other financial aid providers, such as PTPTN, MARA, and JPA, to pay the balance of their tuition fee to the university.
However, you are required to notify the Palan Foundation, the university, and the financial aid office so the information can be used to calculate the balance of your tuition fees.
Q : Can I select the university of my choice?
No. The allocations of seats will be decided by the Foundation and its partners
Q : When does the application close?
Dateline for the application can be found on the application form.
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 is available for 50% of the fees, and the university will recommend partner banks for financial assistance.
The Palan Foundation is proud to pilot an innovative training program specifically designed for teachers in Malaysia's rural areas. Our 'Teach The Teachers' initiative aims to elevate the standard of teaching and enhance the support mechanisms available to these dedicated professionals.
Recognizing the unique challenges faced by teachers in rural communities, our program focuses on providing comprehensive training and resources. This initiative covers a range of key areas, including pedagogical techniques, curriculum development, technology integration in the classroom, and strategies for student engagement and support.
Through this endeavour, we strive to not only improve educational outcomes for students in these regions but also to empower teachers with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to excel in their vital roles. By investing in our educators, we are fostering a stronger, more resilient educational infrastructure that can uplift entire communities.
Interested teachers are encouraged to apply.