ASEAN Scholarship for Malaysia

These ASEAN scholarships are for students from Malaysia joining Secondary 1, Secondary 3 or Pre-university 1 in selected Singapore secondary schools or junior colleges. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries and China to study in Singapore. Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Who is Eligble?

Malaysia nationals who:

  • Are proficient in English.
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations.
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities.

Types of Scholarship

Type of Scholarship

Date of Birth

Current School Level

Duration of scholarship

Secondary 1 2 Jan 2008 to 1 Jan 2011 Standard 6 or Form 1 6 Years
Secondary 3 2 Jan 2006 to 1 Jan 2009 Form 2 or 3 4 Years
Pre-university 1 2 Jan 2004 to 1 Jan 2007 Form 5 (or similar) or taken 2020 SPM/ 2020-2021 GCE O-Level Examination 2 Years


Each scholarship leads to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.The scholarship is renewed each year based on the scholar’s performance in school.


The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare for East Malaysians or return transport allowance for West Malaysians.
  • School fees.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable).
  • Subsidized medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.

Key Dates


Tue, 15 Mar to Fri, 6 May 2022


Submit your application online.


Jun to Sep 2022 (Tentative)

Attend selection test and interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection test and interview.

The selection test and interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Oct 2022 (Tentative)

Award of Scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.


End Oct 2022 (Tentative)

Secondary 1 and 3 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore.


Jan 2023 (Tentative)

Pre-university 1 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore.

How can TCHER Online help you with the ASEAN Scholarship?

Complimentary Consultation

Learn more about the Singapore ASEAN Scholarship for Malaysians and check whether your child is eligible to apply.


Evaluate your child’s performance based on the Singapore syllabus through our paper assessments. Our MOE trained teacher will assess and identify any gaps for improvement.


Enhance your child’s learning and understanding to prepare themselves for the selection test and interview through our well-designed online lessons.

Note: If your child is between 8 – 11 years old, he/she can go through this process to prepare even better for the future ASEAN Scholarship openings.

We offer Online Tuition For:

Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)
Cambridge Primary Checkpoint
Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS)
GCE O-levels and iGCSE

Well-trained & Experienced Teachers

Not only do our teachers teach but they also use their experience in the classroom to develop our classes and course materials tailoring them to the online learning environment. Helping your child to understand their subject beyond the standard syllabus.

Scientifically-proven Pedagogy

Using a combination of proven teaching methods based on how our brains work, alongside continuous assesstment and improvement of our students’ performance means we’re always ahead of the pack in terms of teaching methodology and principles.


Our specialised classroom app goes beyond a mere video conference, it enables the teacher to monitor and control the class, it also generates reports on each students’ level of participation and performance

TCHER-Parent Partnership

We work closely with parents to ensure that they know what their child is doing, this includes pre-class tasks, notifications and even Parent-TCher workshops that enable parents to help their child with their studies.

Our Pedalogy Involves:

Embracing Children’s Online Savviness
We nurture a love for learning by meeting children where they are – tapping on their interests and familiarity with technology.

 Effective Classroom Interaction and Management
We use powerful teaching and communication tools to create safe learning spaces where group participation is key.

A Curriculum That Complements School Work
We provide access to former MOE educators from the comfort of your home, and at a learning pace that works best for your child.

Partnering with Parents For Offline Learning
We keep parents updated on their child’s current topics and challenges, and suggest home activities that can deepen their learning.

 International Exposure To Propel Learning
We facilitate cross-border learning that is open to our students, and foster cross-cultural interactions.

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