Merit Scholarship

Merit Scholarship

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Merit Scholarship

The Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) University College Merit Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students.

Candidates with actual results who apply for admissions into the University College programmes and who meet the scholarship eligibility criteria will be automatically offered the TAR University College Merit Scholarship. However, no scholarship shall be awarded in the event the students retake another programme at the University College.

The scholarship is tenable for the duration of the programme, subject to scholar’s satisfactory academic performance on a semester basis and good conduct.

 

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Qualification

Criteria

Waiver of Tuition Fee

• STPM/A Level

3As 

100%

• Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

8As

• Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

≥ 95%
( for all subjects with a minimum of 6 subjects)

• South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

≥ ATAR 95

• TARC/TAR UC Diploma^/ TAR UC Foundation^

CGPA ≥ 3.8500

• STPM/A Level

2As

50%

• Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

7As

• Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

≥ 90% 
( for all subjects with a minimum of 6 subjects)

• South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

≥ ATAR 90

• TARC/TAR UC Diploma^/ TAR UC Foundation^

CGPA ≥3.7500

^ Must have obtained straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum courses for Diploma).

 

DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION/CAMBRIDGE GCE A LEVEL PROGRAMMES

Qualification

Criteria

Waiver of Tuition Fee

• SPM

9As and above

100%

• O Level

8As

• SPM

8As

50%

• O Level

7As

• SPM

7As

25%

• O Level

6As

• SPM

6As

20%
(Foundation programmes only)

• SPM

5As

15%
(Foundation programmes only)

SPM :  A+, A and A-

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

  1. The TAR University College Merit Scholarship is only awarded to you once only for the pursuit of any programme of study in the University College. Should you, for any reasons, withdraw from this programme of study, you would no longer be eligible for the TAR UC Merit Scholarship if you later choose to enrol back in this same programme or any other programmes.
  2. Scholars are to diligently and conscientiously pursue and complete their programme of study in the University College. Scholars are to conduct themselves exemplarily at all times.
  3. The TAR University College Merit Scholarship is tenable for the duration of the programme of study but is subject to review on a semester basis. It may also be reviewed on an ad hoc basis.
  4. The TAR University College Merit Scholarship shall be withdrawn in the event that scholars:-
    1. fail to obtain a minimum CGPA of 3.0000 (for Bachelor Degree/Diploma/Foundation programmes) or minimum average score of 65% (for Cambridge GCE A Level programme) in every semester during their duration of study; OR
    2. fail to obtain straight passes in all courses in every semester (including co-curriculum courses for Bachelor Degree/Diploma programmes); OR
    3. fail to sit for any courses/subjects in the examination; OR
    4. fail to have good conduct/are found guilty of any misconduct and/or in breach of the University College’s code of conduct and/or any regulations at any time during their duration of study; OR
    5. are found to have behaved in such conducts, omissions or both that is deemed unbecoming of a TAR University College merit scholar.
  5. The decision of the University College shall be final and conclusive. In such an event, all fees that are payable to the University College for the remaining duration of study (including the fees payable in the semester of the withdrawal of the scholarship) must be paid by scholars by the payment due date specified by the University College.
  6. It is compulsory for scholars to be involved/participate in University College activities/events such as Open Day, Career Fair, promotional activities, convocation, seminar/conferences as and when required by the University College.