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Scholarship & Financial Aid

Merit Scholarship

Programmes

  • Pre-University Programmes
    Cambridge A Level | Australian Matriculation
IGCSE / SPMQuantumGPA Maintenance
9A*/A+ & above75%3.00
8A*/A+50%2.70
7A*/A+35%2.20
8A/A-25%2.20
6A/A-15%2.20
5A/A-10%N/A

Note: Grades are considered in the following order of increasing value: A-, A, A+. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, a lower A grade will not be taken into consideration when applying the scholarship evaluation criteria. 

  • Diploma Programmes
    Diploma in Computer Science | Diploma in Digital Business | Diploma in Digital Marketing | Diploma in Early Childhood Education | Diploma in Information Technology
IGCSE / SPMQuantumGPA Maintenance
9A/A- & above75%3.00
8A/A-50%2.70
7A/A-35%2.20
6A/A-25%2.20
5A/A-15%2.20
3A/A- & above10%N/A

Note: Grades are considered in the following order of increasing value: A-, A, A+. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, a lower A grade will not be taken into consideration when applying the scholarship evaluation criteria. 

 

Eligible Criteria

  • The Merit Scholarship (“Scholarship”) is open to all students below the age of 25 years enrolling in a full-time MCKL programme within two years of completion of their SPM/IGCSE/UEC/A Level/AUSMAT. 
  • Successful applicants will be notified after submission of the actual and final examination results.
  • The following table is the equivalency of grades across SPM and IGCSE examinations: 

SPM (Grade A+) 

Cambridge IGCSE Grade A* / Edexcel IGCSE Grade 8 & 9 

SPM (Grade A) 

Cambridge IGCSE Grade A / Edexcel IGCSE Grade 7 

  • For SPM results, English 1119 will not be considered in the overall SPM results. 
  • For Cambridge IGCSE results, applicants may combine results from different examination boards and multiple examination sittings provided there are no overlapping subjects and within a 12-month period. 
  • Scholarship offer is considered null and void if the student fails to meet the minimum entry requirement as set by the MOHE in their actual results.
  • Students can only be on one scholarship or financial aid at a time, whichever is higher.

 

General Terms & Conditions

  • Applicants must submit their results to the Office of the Registrar within 7 days of release of the actual results to confirm their eligibility for the Scholarship, - failing which applicants may have their Scholarship be put under review. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/ discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • Recipients of the Scholarship are required to pay the first semester fees in full before the commencement of the semester. Scholarship disbursement will commence from the second semester onwards. 
  • The tuition fees coverage for the Scholarship are as follow: 

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects* 

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma Programmes (full-time) 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

*Not inclusive of German language   

  • Students who have not fully settled their semester fees are not entitled to any Scholarship disbursement in the subsequent semester. The Scholarship will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis with the final disbursement upon the successful completion of the programme. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the Scholarship to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the  disbursed Scholarship to MCKL. 
  • The Scholarship is not applicable to and does not cover:
    • Subjects/ Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • The Scholarship is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • All Scholarship recipients are also required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Scholarship.
  • The Scholarship may not be transferred to other programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at MCKL’s absolute discretion.
  • In the event that the recipient is suspended or expelled by MCKL at any time before completion of the programme, the Scholarship shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed Scholarship in such events.
  • Any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve Scholarship recipients in various activities of the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional or marketing activities of MCKL. 
  • The Scholarship is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the Scholarship notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set. 
  • This Scholarship is not transferable or cannot be encashed and does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the Scholarship as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Scholarship is absolute and final. 

MCKL Special Scholarships & Financial Aid

Applicable Programmes 

The MCKL Excellence Award (“Award”) is open for application for the following MCKL Programmes (full time): 

  • Cambridge A Level; 
  • Australian Matriculation; 
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education; 
  • Diploma in Digital Business; 
  • Diploma in Digital Marketing; 
  • Diploma in Information Technology; 
  • Diploma in Computer Science. 

 

Award Value  

  • The Award is in the form of a full tuition fee waiver for the duration of the selected Programme at MCKL. It does not consist of any cash award or disbursement. 
  • The Award does not cover other applicable fees and/or expenses (e.g., application fee, general fees, deposits, external examination fees, books, accommodation, living expenses, etc.). 

 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicants shall be Malaysians below the age of 25 (blue identification card). 
  • Applicants shall provide evidence of academic excellence as follows:
    • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM): 8As (excluding A-); or 
    • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): 8As.
  • The following table is the equivalency of grades across SPM and IGCSE examinations:

SPM Grade A 

Cambridge IGCSE Grade A / Edexcel IGCSE Grade 7 

  • For SPM results, English 1119 will not be considered in the overall SPM results. 
  • For Cambridge IGCSE results, applicants may combine results from different examination boards and multiple examination sittings provided there are no overlapping subjects and within a 12-month period.  
  • Applicants shall provide evidence of excellence in personal attributes in their final two (2) years of schooling, such as leadership, notable achievements, active extra-curricular involvement, or other exemplary behaviour, attitude or self-motivation.  

 

Documents Required 

  • Applicants may apply for the Award with forecast or trial results but will be required to provide actual results to MCKL within 7 days of release thereof as proof of meeting the criteria, - failing which applicants may have their Scholarship be put under review.
  • Applicants shall submit copies of certificates, awards, commendations, references and other documents to evidence achievements, excellence and other exemplary involvement or behaviour. 
  • Applicants shall submit proof of household income (Tax Return form, salary slips). Household income will be a major consideration when shortlisting candidates. If no such documents are submitted, it shall be assumed that the applicant does not come from a financially disadvantaged background and the selection weightage shall be adjusted accordingly.
  • Incomplete documents will affect the outcome of the application. 

 

Application Deadline 

  • Applications must be submitted to MCKL’s Enrolment and Admission Office by the following dates:  
    • 5 December 2022 (for January 2023 intake);
    • 1 May 2023 (for June - August 2023 intakes).
  • Late applications will not be considered. 

 

Award Disbursement 

  • Disbursement of the Award is subject to the following conditions:
    • Execution of the Scholarship Agreement by the recipient as acceptance of the Award; 
    • Completion of all enrolment and admission requirements for the MCKL Programme; 
    • Payment of all fees, deposits and other sums not covered by the Award, including a sum equivalent to the first semester’s tuition fees. 
  • The Award comprises tuition fee waiver on a semester-by-semester basis. The recipient must meet the academic and other requirements stipulated by MCKL for continued disbursement of the Award. 
  • The Award is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is restricted to the following total number of subjects/credit hours only: 

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects  

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma programmes 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • The Award does not cover:
    • Subjects/Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted;
    • Withdrawn/Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/papers.  

 

Maintenance of Award 

  • The Award recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum of GPA 3.20 for each semester throughout the Programme.  
  • All Award recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Award. 

 

General Provisions 

  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship / bursary / financial aid /discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will only be permitted to benefit from one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum.  
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the MCKL Excellence Award to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the value of the Award to MCKL. 
  • This Award is only valid for the duration of the enrolled Programme and does not cover any extension of the Programme beyond its minimum duration.  
  • The Award may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.  
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the Award (including prior to Programme commencement), all payments and deposits in connection with the enrolled Programme will be forfeited absolutely to MCKL and no refunds whatsoever shall be due to the recipient.  
  • The Institution reserves the right to involve the Award recipients in various activities organised by the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional activities of MCKL.  
  • This Award is given at the sole discretion of the Institution. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the Award upon fulfilling the conditions set.  
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions for the Award as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Award is absolute and final. 

Scholarship Award

25% | 50% | 75% | 100% Fee Waiver

 

General Terms and Conditions

  • The Student Leader and Achievement Award (“Award”) is open to students who hold leadership positions AND/OR evidence outstanding achievements or other exemplary behaviour or accomplishments within their school or other communities.  
  • To be considered for the Award, applicants must be below the age of 25 years and have enrolled in a fulltime MCKL programme and shall have paid the application fee and admission deposit in full. 
  • Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirement set by the Ministry of Higher Education for SPM or IGCSE equivalent results to be eligible for the Award. Actual results must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar within 7 days of release of results. Failure to do so will result in a suspension or revocation of the Award without further notice. 
  • The Award is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants do not automatically qualify notwithstanding fulfilling the set conditions. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and will be notified via e-mail. Shortlisted applicants who fail to respond to the e-mail by the stipulated deadline will be removed from consideration for the Award. 
  • The Award comprises a waiver of tuition fees and successful applicants will be informed at least one week before the commencement of the semester. 
  • Successful applicants are required to pay the semester fees in full before the commencement of the semester upon acceptance of the Award. 
  • The Award will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis. The Award disbursement will commence one semester after the confirmation date of the Award for the remaining duration of the programme. The final disbursement will be distributed upon the successful completion of the programme.  
  • The Award is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is limited as follows:

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects 

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma Programmes (DECE, DCS, DIT, DDB, DDM) 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • The Award does not cover:
    • Subjects/ Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • The Award is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/ discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the Award to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the Award to MCKL. 
  • The Award recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum GPA of 2.20  for each semester throughout the Programme. 
  • All Award recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Award. 
  • The Award may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the award (including prior to Programme commencement), any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook.
  • If the recipient is subject to disciplinary action, suspended or expelled from MCKL at any time before the completion of the Programme, the award shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed award in such events.
  • This Award is not transferable and cannot be encashed. It does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve the Award recipients in various activities organised by the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional activities of MCKL. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the Award as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Award is absolute and final. 

Please download the application form here

Scholarship Award

25% | 50% | 75% | 100% Fee Waiver

 

General Terms and Conditions 

  • Financial Aid (“Aid”) is available to students from families whose gross immediate household income is less than RM4,000.00 per month or RM48,000 per year.  
  • To be considered for the Aid, applicants must be below the age of 25 years and have enrolled in a full-time MCKL programme and shall have paid the application fee and admission deposit in full.  
  • Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirement set by the Ministry of Higher Education for SPM or IGCSE equivalent results to be eligible for the Aid. Actual results must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar within 7 days of release of results. Failure to do so will result in a suspension or revocation of the Aid without further notice. 
  • Successful applicants will be informed at least one week before the commencement of the semester. 
  • The Aid will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis. Unless otherwise specified, the Aid will not be backdated to cover for semesters which have been completed. 
  • The Aid is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is limited as follows:

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects 

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma Programmes 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • The Aid is not applicable to and does not cover repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • This Aid is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration.
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/ discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the Aid to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the Aid to MCKL. 
  • Recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum GPA of 2.20 (A Level, AUSMAT, Diploma programmes) for each semester throughout the programme. 
  • All recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Aid. 
  • The Aid may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion. 
  • In the event that the recipient withdraws from the programme, is suspended or expelled by MCKL at any point of time before the completion of the programme, this Aid shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the Aid in such events. 
  • Any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook. 
  • This Aid is not transferable and cannot be encashed. It does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve Aid recipients in various activities organised by the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional activities of MCKL. 
  • This Aid is given at the sole discretion of the College. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the Aid notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the Aid as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Aid is absolute and final. 

Please download the application form here. 

Methodist Affiliated Scholarships

Scholarship Award

Methodist Church Pastor’s Children Scholarship

100% tuition fee waiver

  1. Certified true copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  2. Letter of appointment/employment from the employing church.
  3. Certified true copy of forecast/actual results slip. 

Non-Methodist Church Pastor’s Children Scholarship

50% tuition fee waiver

Members of Local Methodist Churches Scholarship

10% tuition fee waiver

  1. Letter from the pastor confirming regular attendance in the worship service.
  2. Certified true copy of membership baptism certificate the current church. 

National SPM Bible Knowledge Quiz Scholarship 

50%, 75%, 100%
tuition fee waiver

  1. Certified true copy of forecast/actual results slip.
  2. BK Quiz Certificate. 

Download the application form here. 

 

General Terms and Conditions 

  • Applicants who are eligible for the Methodist Affiliated Scholarship (“Scholarship”) must be below the age at 25 years, have enrolled in a fulltime MCKL programme, and duly paid the requisite application fee and admission deposit to be considered for the Scholarship.  
  • Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirement set by the Ministry of Higher Education. Only SPM/ IGCSE/ ICCE results achieved within 2 years from commencement date will be accepted. If forecast results are submitted, the actual final results must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar within 7 days of release of results, - failing which applicants may have their Scholarship be put under review. 
  • The Scholarship is open to eligible applicants enrolled under any MCKL programme. 
  • The Scholarship application must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar before the end of the second week of the first semester. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum.  
  • The Scholarship does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. Successful applicants of the Scholarship are required to pay all sums not covered by the Scholarship, including the first semester fees in full, before the commencement of the semester.  
  • The Scholarship will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis, commencing from the second semester until the end of the programme. The final disbursement will be distributed upon the successful completion of the programme. Students who have not fully settled their semester fees are not entitled to any scholarship disbursement in the subsequent semester.
  • The Scholarship is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is limited to the following number of subjects/ modules /credit hours:

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects 

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma Programmes 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the Scholarship to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the Scholarship to MCKL. 
  • The Scholarship is not applicable to and does not cover:
    • Subject/ Credit hours in which no examination/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • The Scholarship is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • Scholarship recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum GPA of 2.20 for each semester throughout the programme. Recipients of the Member of the Local Methodist Church Scholarship is exempted from this requirement.  
  • All Scholarship recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Award. 
  • The Scholarship is not transferable to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.
  • The bursary may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the bursary (including prior to Programme commencement), any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook.
  • If the recipient is subject to disciplinary action, suspended or expelled from MCKL at any time before the completion of the Programme, the bursary shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed bursary in such events.
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve Scholarship recipients in various activities of the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/ videos, and other promotional or marketing activities of MCKL. 
  • The Scholarship is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants will not be automatically awarded the Scholarship notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set.  
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the Scholarship as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Scholarship is absolute and final.  

 

Specific Terms and Conditions for various categories

  • The Scholarships for Pastor's Children and Methodist Church Members are applicable only to Malaysians, whose church is registered under Council of Churches in Malaysia (CCM) or National Evangelical Christian Fellowship (NECF). 
  • Recipients of the Church Pastor's ChildrenLocal Methodist Church Member and National SPM Bible Knowledge Quiz Scholarships are encouraged to attend meetings and activities organised by the Christian Fellowship. 
  • National SPM Bible Knowledge Quiz Scholarship recipients are required to adhere to the terms and conditions stated on the certificate of award.

Please download the application form here

Scholarship Award

100% Tuition Fee Waiver

 

General Terms and Conditions 

  • The WMS-MCKL Principal's Scholarship ("Scholarship") is open for application for the following MCKL Programmes (Full Time) at MCKL College (Penang, Pykett Campus) (“MCKL”) only:
    • Cambridge A Level;
    • Australian Matriculation;
    • Diploma in Early Childhood Education;
    • Diploma in Digital Business;
    • Diploma in Digital Marketing;
    • Diploma in Information Technology;
    • Diploma in Computer Science

 

Scholarship Value

  1. The Scholarship is in the form of a full tuition fee waiver for the duration of the selected Programme at MCKL. It does not consist of any cash award or disbursement.
  2. The Scholarship does not cover other applicable fees and/or expenses (e.g., application fee, general fees, deposits, external examination fees, books, accommodation, living expenses, etc.).

 

Eligibility Criteria

  1.  Applicants shall be Malaysians below the age of 25, (blue identification card).
  2. Applicants shall provide evidence of academic excellence as follows:
    • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM): 8As (excluding A-); or
    • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): 8As. 
    • For SPM results, English 1119 will not be considered in the overall SPM results.For Cambridge IGCSE results, applicants may combine results from different examination boards and multiple examination sittings provided there are no overlapping subjects and within a 12-month period.
    • The following table is the equivalency of grades across SPM and IGCSE examinations:

      SPM Grade ACambridge IGCSE Grade A/ Edexcel IGCSE Grade 7
  3. Applicants shall provide evidence of excellence in personal attributes in their final two (2) years of schooling, such as leadership, notable achievements, active extra-curricular involvement, or other exemplary behaviour, attitude or self-motivation.

 

Documents Required

  1. Applicant may fill up the application form and submit all the necessary documents to MCKL Enrolment and Admissions Team. Download the application form here
  2. Applicants may apply for the Scholarship with forecast or trial results but will be required to provide actual results to MCKL within 7 days of release thereof as proof of meeting the criteria.
  3. Applicants shall submit copies of certificates, awards, commendations, references and other documents to evidence achievements, excellence and other exemplary involvement or behaviour.
  4. Applicants shall submit proof of household income (Tax Return form, salary slips). Household income will be a major consideration when shortlisting candidates. If no such documents are submitted, it shall be assumed that the applicant does not come from a financially disadvantaged background and the selection weightage shall be adjusted accordingly.
  5. Incomplete documents will affect the outcome of the application.

 

Application Dateline

The application needs to be submitted to the Enrolment & Admissions Team by:

Intake Period Submission Dateline
July & August Intake 202231 May 2022

*Important Note: Late applications will not be considered

 

Scholarship Disbursement

  1. Disbursement of the Scholarship is subject to the following conditions:
    • Execution of the Scholarship Agreement by the recipient as acceptance of the Scholarship;
    • Completion of all enrolment and admission requirements for the MCKL Programme;
    • Payment of all fees, deposits and other sums not covered by the Scholarship, including a sum equivalent to the first semester’s tuition fees.
  2. The Scholarship comprises tuition fee waiver on a semester-by-semester basis. The recipient must meet the academic and other requirements stipulated by MCKL for continued disbursement of the Scholarship.
  3. The Scholarship is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is restricted to the following total number of subjects/credit hours only:
Cambridge A LevelMaximum of 4 subjects
Australian MatriculationMaximum of 5 subjects
Diploma ProgrammesMaximum 2.5 years OR 90 cumulative credit hours (whichever comes first)

*Not inclusive of MCKL compulsory subjects.  **Not inclusive of MPU subjects

The Scholarship does not cover:

  • Subjects/Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
  • Withdrawn/Dropped subjects; and
  • Repeat subjects/papers.

 

Maintenance of Scholarship

  1. The Scholarship recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum of GPA 3.20 (A Level, AUSMAT, Diploma programmes) for each semester throughout the Programme.
  2. All Scholarship recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Scholarship.

 

General Provisions

  1. Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship / bursary / financial aid /discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will only be permitted to benefit from one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum.
  2. In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the WMS-MCKL Principal's Scholarship to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the value of the Scholarship to MCKL.
  3. This Scholarship is only valid for the duration of the enrolled Programme and does not cover any extension of the Programme beyond its minimum duration.
  4. The Scholarship may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion. 
  5. In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the Scholarship (including prior to Programme commencement), all payments and deposits in connection with the enrolled Programme will be forfeited absolutely to MCKL and no refunds whatsoever shall be due to the recipient. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed Scholarship in such events.
  6. If the recipient is subject to disciplinary action, suspended or expelled from MCKL at any time before the completion of the Programme, the Scholarship shall terminate and be automatically revoked.
  7. MCKL reserves the right to involve the Scholarship recipients in various activities organised by the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional activities of MCKL.
  8. This Scholarship is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the Scholarship merely upon fulfilling the conditions set.
  9. This Scholarship is not transferable or cannot be encashed and does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks.
  10. MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions for the Scholarship as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Scholarship is absolute and final.

MCKL Discounts/Bursaries

Bursary - Sibling or Selected High Schools/Home Schools Centres 

  • The bursary is open to qualifying applicants below the age of 25 years enrolling in any full-time MCKL programme within two years of completion of their SPM/IGCSE/ICCE. 
  • Applicants for the Sibling Bursary must have a sibling who has completed or is currently completing a full-time programme in MCKL. Sibling Bursary can only be awarded once per applicant throughout the studies at MCKL. 
  • Application for the bursary must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar before the end of the second week of the first semester. Late applications will not be accepted. Download the application form here. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • Recipients of the bursary are required to pay the first semester fees in full before the commencement of the semester. Bursary disbursement will commence from the second semester onwards. 
  • The tuition fees coverage for the bursary is as follows: 

Cambridge A Level 

Maximum of 4 subjects 

Australian Matriculation 

Maximum of 5 subjects 

Diploma Programmes 

Maximum of 2.5 years OR 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • Students who have not fully settled their semester fees are not entitled to any bursary disbursement in the subsequent semester. 
  • The bursary will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis with the final disbursement upon the successful completion of the programme. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the bursary to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the value of the disbursed bursary to MCKL. 
  • The bursary is not applicable to and does not cover: 
    • Subjects/ Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers.
  • This bursary is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • All bursary recipients are required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the bursary.
  • The bursary may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the bursary (including prior to Programme commencement), any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook.
  • If the recipient is subject to disciplinary action, suspended or expelled from MCKL at any time before the completion of the Programme, the bursary shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed bursary in such events.
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve bursary recipients in various activities of the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional or marketing activities of MCKL. 
  • The bursary is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the bursary notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set. 
  • This bursary is not transferable or cannot be encashed and does not include external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the bursary as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the bursary is absolute and final.  

 Please download the application form here

Eligible Criteria

  • 50% MCKL Special Bursary is applicable for Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Diploma in Computer Science, Diploma in Digital Business, Diploma in Information Technology & Diploma in Digital Marketing only.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirement set by the Ministry of Higher Education for SPM or IGCSE equivalent results to be eligible for the Bursary. 
  • Students are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum of GPA 2.20 for each semester throughout the programme. 

General Terms and Conditions

  • Applicants must submit their results to the Office of the Registrar within 7 days of release of the actual results to confirm their eligibility for the Bursary, - failing which applicants may have their Bursary be put under review. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/ discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • Recipients of the Bursary are required to pay the first semester fees in full before the commencement of the semester. Bursary disbursement will commence from the second semester onwards. 
  • The tuition fees coverage for the Bursary are as follow: 

Diploma Programmes (full-time) 

Maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first 

  • Students who have not fully settled their semester fees are not entitled to any Bursary disbursement in the subsequent semester. The Bursary will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis with the final disbursement upon the successful completion of the programme. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the Bursary to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the disbursed Bursary to MCKL. 
  • The Bursary is not applicable to and does not cover:
    • Subjects/ Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • The Bursary is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • All Bursary recipients are also required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the Bursary.
  • The bursary may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled Programme at any time after acceptance of the bursary (including prior to Programme commencement), any refund of fees is subject to the Terms and Conditions as stated in the Student Handbook.
  • If the recipient is subject to disciplinary action, suspended or expelled from MCKL at any time before the completion of the Programme, the bursary shall terminate and be automatically revoked. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the disbursed bursary in such events.
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve Bursary recipients in various activities of the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/ videos, and other promotional or marketing activities of MCKL.
  • The Bursary is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the Bursary notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set. 
  • This Bursary is not transferable or cannot be encashed and does not cover external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks.
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the Bursary as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the Bursary is absolute and final. 

External Scholarships

MCKL-Sin Chew Education Fund Award is offered under the collaboration with Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad to aid the poor and/or needy students to further their tertiary studies in Malaysia. 


Scholarship Award

100% Fee Waiver


Eligible Criteria

  • Open to Malaysian citizens born on or after 1st January 1996.
  • Active in sports and extra-curricular activities.
  • Not bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or awards from other educational institutions or organisations.
  • Possess good results in SPM / A Level /  STPM / UEC or equivalent.
  • Students who have not obtained final results or certificates are not eligible to apply.
  • Students must meet the minimum entry requirement to be qualified for selection.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

 

Scholarship Application

  • Application to be submitted directly to Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad. 
  • Scholarship details and application procedures can be obtained from: https://scedufund.sinchew.com.my/  

*Terms & Conditions apply.

MCKL-Stedfast Scholarship is offered under the collaboration with Stedfast Association of Kuala Lumpur (SAKL) to assist deserving youths from The Boys’ Brigade in their education, purchase of uniforms & leadership development needs. 

 

Scholarship Award

50% | 75% | 100% Fee Waiver

 

Eligible Criteria

  • Open to all SAKL members, Boys’ Brigade and Girls’ Brigade in Malaysia only. 
  • Other scholarship criteria are based on need, academic results, and service in the Boys’ / Girls’ Brigade.
  • Students can only be on 1 scholarship or financial aid at a time, whichever is higher. 

 

Scholarship Application

*Terms & Conditions apply.

MCKL Industry Scholarship

  • The MCKL Industry Scholarship (hereinafter referred as MCKLIS) is open for Diploma in Computer Science, Diploma in Information Technology, Diploma in Digital Business and Diploma in Digital Marketing applicants. 
  • This MCKLIS may be awarded to students from families whose gross immediate household income is less than RM4,000.00 per month or RM48,000 per year. 
  • To be considered for the MCKLIS, applicants must be Malaysian (blue identification card) below the age of 25 years and have enrolled in a fulltime MCKL programme and shall have paid the application fee and admission deposit in full. 
  • Applicants may apply for more than one MCKL scholarship/ bursary/ financial aid/ discount (collectively, “award”) at any one time but will be permitted to benefit from only one award, which shall generally be the award with the highest quantum. 
  • The MCKLIS is given at the sole discretion of MCKL. Applicants do not automatically qualify notwithstanding fulfilling the conditions set. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and will be notified via e-mail. Shortlisted applicants who fail to respond to the e-mail by the stipulated deadline will be removed from consideration for the MCKLIS. 
  • Successful applicants will be informed at least one week before the commencement of the semester. 
  • Successful applicants are required to pay the first semester fees in full upon acceptance of the MCKLIS before the commencement of the semester. 
  • Students who have not fully settled their semester fees are not entitled to the MCKLIS disbursement in the subsequent semester.  
  • The MCKLIS will be disbursed on a semester-by-semester basis with the final disbursement upon the successful completion of the programme. MCKLIS disbursement will commence from the second semester onwards. 
  • The tuition fees coverage for this MCKLIS is based upon the number of subjects attempted in each semester’s final exams and is limited to a maximum of 2.5 years or 90 cumulative credit hours, whichever comes first. 
  • In the event a recipient is offered and accepts any scholarship, bursary, financial aid or other sponsorship for their MCKL studies from any other entity or person, (s)he shall inform the Office of the Registrar in writing within two (2) weeks of such acceptance. The Institution reserves the right to withdraw or adjust the quantum of the MCKLIS to the recipient. Recipients who fail to inform the Office of the Registrar may face disciplinary action and/or be required to reimburse the full value of the MCKLIS to MCKL.  
  • The MCKLIS is not applicable to and does not cover:
    • Subjects/ Credit hours in which no examinations/assessments were attempted; 
    • Withdrawn/ Dropped subjects; and 
    • Repeat subjects/ papers. 
  • This MCKLIS is only valid for the duration of the enrolled programme and does not cover any extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration. 
  • Recipients are required to maintain an academic progress of a minimum GPA of 2.20 for each semester throughout the programme.  
  • All MCKLIS recipients are also required to pass Service Learning and Character Formation subjects in order to maintain the MCKLIS. 
  • The MCKLIS may not be transferred to other MCKL programmes or deferred to other intakes except with the prior written consent of MCKL. Such consent may be withheld at the Institution’s absolute discretion.   
  • In the event a recipient withdraws from the enrolled programme at any time after acceptance of the MCKLIS (including prior to programme commencement), all payments and deposits in connection with the enrolled programme will be forfeited absolutely to MCKL and no refunds whatsoever shall be due to the recipient. MCKL reserves the right to require the recipient to reimburse the full value of the MCKLIS in such events. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to involve MCKLIS recipients in various activities of the Institution, including interviews, MCKL events, education events, social media, photography/videos, and other promotional or marketing activities of MCKL. 
  • This MCKLIS is not transferable or cannot be encashed and does not include external examination fees (if applicable) or textbooks. 
  • MCKL reserves the right to amend any criteria and/or terms and conditions of the MCKLIS as and when it deems necessary. The decision of MCKL on all matters pertaining to the MCKLIS is absolute and final. 

Please download the application form here

 

Other Scholarships

  • This award is only applicable for 100% discount off tuition fees (A Level up to 4 subjects). However, there is no scholarship/waiver of tuition fee for A Level German Language subject.
  • This award is open to all students who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.80 in their latest internal examinations and holds at least one (1) permanent leadership position (President / Vice President) in an MCKL organisation. i) Each term of co-curricular service may only be used once to qualify for the Preston L Peach Award. Reapplying for another semester after previously receiving the award must include another term of service. ii) Each term of co-curricular service must have at least two months of overlap with the duration of the academic semester in question.
  • This application is valid for only one semester. Previous recipients of this award will need to re-apply if they qualify for the award in subsequent semester(s).
  • In the event that the recipient withdraws from the programme, is suspended or expelled by the College at any point of time, before the completion of the programme, this award shall automatically be revoked. 
  • The College reserves the right to involve recipients in interviews, advertisements, photography or publicity-related activities for the purpose of promoting MCKL as a leading education institution.
  • This award is given at the sole discretion of the College. Applicants are not guaranteed approval of the scholarships upon fulfilling the conditions set. 
  • This award is only valid for the duration of the programme enrolled and does not cover the extension of the programme beyond its minimum duration.
  • This award is not transferable or redeemable for cash.
  • Methodist College Kuala Lumpur reserves the right to amend any of the terms and conditions as well as this award at any point in time as and when it is deemed necessary.

Please download the application form here