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Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Before submit the scholarship application, please ensure that you are aware of:

  1. Type of Scholarship that you would like to apply
  2. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships Brochure 2021

Online Scholarship Application

Please note that the ACTUAL RESULTS for student with IGCSE qualification that we refer to is the Statement of Results or the final Certificate issued by the following examination board:

  • Cambridge Assessment International Examination (CAIE)
  • AQA
  • Pearson

Therefore, please note that online/statement of results stated as ‘Provisional Results Information’ will NOT be accepted for scholarship application.

We understand that some schools will only be receiving the Statement of Results/Certificate 2-3 months later. Your respective school will contact you to collect the Statement of Results/Certificate when it is ready. That is fine as our deadline policy is ‘2 weeks from the release of the actual results’.

Therefore, you have 2 weeks from the time you receive the Statement of Results/Certificate to submit your scholarship application to Scholarship Unit.

Sunway Music Scholarship

Participating Programme

  • BA (Hons) Music Performance
  • BA (Hons) in Contemporary Music (Audio Technology)

Eligibility Criteria

1. Malaysian or international students studying full-time in Sunway University undergraduate music degree programmes

2. Candidate with relevant background as below may apply:

  • Music background (minimum Grade 6 or equivalent or played in the school bands) that falls under these categories:-
    • String Instruments (piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass etc)
    • Wind Instruments (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone etc)
    • Brass Instruments (trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba etc)
    • Percussion Instruments (timpani, xylophone, marimba etc)
  • Vocal background or joined the school choir

Scholarship Value

50% - 75% tuition fee deduction

Documents Required

1. Scholarship Application Form

2. Attach the certified true copy documents in the following order:-

  • SPM/STPM/Diploma/Foundation/Matriculation certificate and relevant documents
  • Identity Card
  • Music certificates or other relevant documents
  • Video clip of music category applied

Application Procedure

1. Scholarship Applicant Form can be obtained from:

  • Student LIFE
  • Admission Office
  • Sunway University/ Sunway College Scholarship Website

2. Prepare the supporting documents (original and photocopy) for verification purpose

3. Shortlisting criteria:-

  • Submit a video clip of music category applied. The video clip can be recorded with handphone/camera/video camera. It does not need to be professionally done
  • Upload the video to Youtube and send the link to (with the Subject: Sunway Music Scholarship Application Video)
    • For instrument - If you play more than one instrument (e.g. piano & violin), submit the video clip for both instruments
    • The selected song needs to be on par with your grade level e.g. if you are a Grade 8 violinist, please choose a song that is at Grade 8 level. Exam pieces are not advisable
    • For vocal - You may submit one song in any language of your choice. It has to be with accompaniment

4. Submit the Scholarship Application Form along with supporting documents to Student LIFE within the stipulated deadline (refer to Scholarship Calendar)

5.If shortlisted, scholarship interviews will take place in March & July. During the interview, candidates will be required to perform three 1 ½ minutes pieces to be sung or performed on any instrument of their choice.

6. Only applicants shortlisted for an audition will be informed via a phone call followed by an e-mail by mid-March or early of August

7. Applicants that are not shortlisted will receive an e-mail communication

Application Deadline

1st March 2021 (for April intake)

15th July 2021 (for August intake)
* Deadline extended to 9 August 2021 (for August intake)