Scholarships and Financial Assistance

SENTRAL Scholarships

SENTRAL Merit Scholarship Award

Diploma Programme

SPM Official Examination Results and Award Values:

9A’s & Above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
8A’s50% Tuition Fee Waiver
7A’s40% Tuition Fee Waiver
6A’s30% Tuition Fee Waiver
5A’s & 4A’s15% Tuition Fee Waiver

Degree Programme

Diploma/ STPM Official Examination Results and Award Values:

  • CGPA ≥ 3.5 : 30% Tuition Fee Waiver
  • CGPA ≥ 3.0 : 20% Tuition Fee Waiver

A-Levels / UEC Official Examination Results and Award Values:

  • 2A’s : 30% Tuition Fee Waiver
  • 1A’s : 20% Tuition Fee Waiver

Terms and Conditions:

  • The scholarship awards are open to all qualified Malaysian students who have sat for SPM/UEC/STPM/Diploma/A-Levels examinations and are new students of SENTRAL College Penang.
  • Application of the scholarship is based on actual examination result. Trial/Forecast examination results are NOT acceptable.
  • The scholarship awards are only applicable to one selected programme for the duration stated as below:
    BSc Business and Management3 years / 2 years
    BSc Accounting and Finance
    BSc Business and IT
    Diploma in Business Studies2 years 4 months
    Diploma in Accounting
    Diploma in Computer Systems Technology
    Diploma in Tourism Management
  •  The scholarship recipients must achieve and maintain a minimum level of academic performance (GPA 3.50 for every semester – result calculated does NOT include MPU courses) to continue to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Applicants can hold ONLY one scholarship or rebate offered by SENTRAL at any one time
  • For more information, please contact 04-2621888
CAT Merit Scholarship Award

CAT Programme
SPM Official Examination Results and Award Values:

9A’s & Above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
8A’s50% Tuition Fee Waiver
7A’s40% Tuition Fee Waiver
6A’s30% Tuition Fee Waiver
5A’s & 4A’s15% Tuition Fee Waiver

Terms and Conditions:

  • Open to all qualified Malaysian and must be new students of the CAT Programmes
  • Applications and awards of the scholarship is based on actual examination result and the result should be the current year. Trial/ Forecast examination result are not acceptable.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a good performance level to maintain their scholarship. The scholarship awarded will be terminated should recipients fail to maintain 65% and above for every CAT module.
  • Applicants can hold ONLY one scholarship or rebate offered by SENTRAL at any one time
  • For more information, please contact 04-2621888
SENTRAL Board's Scholarship

This scholarship is announced under the prerogative of the Board of Directors or the Principal on special circumstances whereby such awards are given to financially challenged students with excellent academic result.

External Scholarships

The Star Education Fund Scholarship Awards

SENTRAL works closely with The Star newspaper to provide Scholarships to students to pursue programmes at SENTRAL. These scholarships cover a wide range of fields and disciplines, from entry-level programmes to undergraduate education and professional studies. The best thing is the scholarships are all bond-free.

Applicable to students who are enrolled in the following programmes offered by SENTRAL:

  • BSc(Hons) Business & Management
  • BSc(Hons) Digital Business
  • BSc(Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Systems Technology
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)
  • Association of Chartered Accountant (ACCA)

Eligibility:

  • Malaysian citizens not more than 25 years of age
  • Excel in extra-curricular activities or active in sports
  • Not bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organisations
  • Possess reasonably good result in SPM / UEC or equivalent (for Foundation / Diploma courses).
  • Possess reasonably good results in STPM / UEC or equivalent (for Degree courses)

For further enquiries, please email: [email protected] or call 03-7967 1388 ext. 1642 / 1643

Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Scholarship

SENTRAL also partners with the Sin Chew Newspaper to offer scholarship to deserving students.

Applicable to students who are enrolled in the following programmes offered by SENTRAL:

  • BSc(Hons) Business & Management
  • BSc(Hons) Digital Business
  • BSc(Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Systems Technology
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)
  • Association of Chartered Accountant (ACCA)

Eligibility:

  • Malaysian citizen, below 25 years of age as of 1st January 2015.
  • Students must possess good results in SPM / A-Level / STPM / UEC or other equivalent qualification.
  • Students must be active in sports and extra-curricular activities.
  • Applicant is required to meet a minimum CGPA of 3.0 every semester to continue the scholarship.

For further enquiries, please email: www.sinchew.com.my

Yayasan Peneraju

A special Scholarship Scheme for Bumiputera students wishing to pursue professional programmes. The scholarship can be applied by students pursuing their studies either full-time or part-time. The Scholarship is applicable for basic certification programmes such as CAT, CFAB, CBA-CIMA and professional certification programmes such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA-Australia, ICAEW and MICPA-ICAA. For further enquiries, please email: www.yayasanpeneraju.com.my

Industrial and Individual Donor Scholarship

These are scholarships secured with possibly some conditions attached; as long as the conditions do not devalue the merits and spirit of SENTRAL’s Scholarship.

Financial Aids / Loans

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN Loan)

Applicable to students who are enrolled in the following programmes offered by SENTRAL:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Systems Technology
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in  Early Childhood Education
  • BSc (Hons) Business & Management
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Business IT

PTPTN provides education loans to students pursuing their diploma and degree in local institutions of higher learning. Applications must be made using the Education Loan Application Form which is available from PTPTN or SENTRAL College Penang. The completed application form must be submitted through SENTRAL College Penang within the specified date, i.e. twice every semester.

For additional information, contact SENTRAL College at 04-2621888 or visit PTPTN website at www.ptptn.gov.my / hotline 03-21933000.

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Fund Withdrawal Scheme for Education

This scheme allows EPF members to withdraw from their Account II to pay fees for their children’s education or themselves at local or foreign institution. For more details visit KWSP website at www.kwsp.gov.my

Penang State Education Loan

The Penang State Government Education Loan aims to provide education loans to Malaysian citizens who were born or receive part of their education in Penang state. For online applications/ more details, please visit the Penang state website at epp.penang.gov.my

The Indian Scholarship & Trust Fund (ISTF)

The High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur has been providing financial assistance under the ISTF to Malaysian students of Indian origin pursuing full-time diploma and degree programmes in institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. However, please note that the scholarship does NOT cover the full cost of studies and it is only a one-time financial assistance. For more information visit High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur website.

Indus Education Foundation

The Indus Education Fund was established to provide interest-free loans to Malaysian students from unprivileged communities to pursue pre-university, undergraduate and professional courses/studies (except medicine, dentistry and pilot training) at recognised Private Higher Educational Institutions (IPTS) in Malaysia. For more details, please visit: http://indus.org.my/index.html

Penang Buddhist Association

The Penang Buddhist Association (PBA) provides higher education financial aid to students pursuing their diploma and degree programmes at institutions of higher learning. For more details, please contact: 04-2280910, or visit PBA at:

168 Anson Road
10400 George Town, Penang

Yayasan Kek Lok Si

Malaysian students applying to enter undergraduate programmes locally are eligible to apply for the Yayasan Kek Lok Si Financial Aid. For more details, please visit: http://yayasankekloksi.org/

Penang Future Foundation Scholarship

Penang Future Foundation Scholarship funds youth 25 years old and below to undertake full-time undergraduate studies at public and private institutions (IPTA and IPTS) in Malaysia.

MQA accredited programmes in Science (exclude Medicine), Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), and Accountancy & Finance.

Priority will be given to Penangites or those who have studied in Penang and students who demonstrate excellent leadership, communication skills, teamwork and or other non-academic achievements.

For more details, please visit: http://www.penangfuturefoundation.my or [email protected]