Merit Scholarship

Merit Scholarship

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

Candidates with actual results who apply for admission and meet the scholarship criteria will be automatically offered the Merit Scholarship which is tenable for the duration of the programme, subject to good academic performance on a semester basis/ad hoc basis and good conduct. Terms & Conditions Apply.  

 

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Eligibility Criteria

Waiver of Tuition Fee

Academic Criteria to Retain Scholarship

• STPM/A Level: 3As 

100%

CGPA 3.5000 & above: Maintained as 100%

CGPA 3.0000-3.4999: Adjusted down to 50%

CGPA below 3.0000: Scholarship withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum)

 

• UEC:  8As

• Canadian Pre-University (CPU)  ≥ 95%
( for all subjects with a minimum of 6 subjects)

• South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)/Higher School Certificate (HSC):  ≥ ATAR 95

• TAR UC Diploma*/ TAR UC Foundation*/Matriculation: CGPA ≥ 3.8500

 *straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum courses for Diploma)

• STPM/A Level: 2As

50%

CGPA 3.0000 & above: Maintained as 50%

CGPA below 3.0000: Scholarship  withdrawn  

AND

obtaining straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum)

 

• UEC: 7As

• Canadian Pre-University (CPU): ≥ 90% ( for all subjects   with a minimum of 6 subjects)

• South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)/Higher School Certificate (HSC): ≥ ATAR 90

• TAR UC Diploma*/ TAR UC Foundation*/Matriculation: CGPA ≥3.7500

 *straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum courses for Diploma).

Including A-.  Note:  There shall be NO upward adjustment even if scholars obtained a higher CGPA threshold thereafter

 

DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION PROGRAMMES

Eligibility Criteria

Waiver of Tuition Fee

Academic Criteria to Retain Scholarship

SPM: 9As and above

• O Level: 8As

100%

CGPA 3.5000 & above: Maintained as 100%

CGPA 3.2500-3.4999: Adjusted down to 50%

CGPA 3.0000-3.2499: Adjusted down to 25%

CGPA below 3.0000: Scholarship withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum for Diploma)

• SPM: 8As

• O Level: 7As

50%

CGPA 3.2500 & above: Maintained as 50%

CGPA 3.0000-3.2499: Adjusted down to 25%

CGPA below 3.0000: Scholarship withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum for Diploma)

• SPM: 7As

• O Level: 6As

25%

CGPA 3.0000 & above: Maintained as 25% /20%/15% respectively

CGPA below 3.0000: Scholarship withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all courses (including co-curriculum for Diploma)

• SPM: 6As

 

20%
(Foundation programmes only)

• SPM: 5As

15%
(Foundation programmes only)

Including A-. Note: There shall be NO upward adjustment even if scholars obtained a higher CGPA threshold thereafter

 

  CAMBRIDGE GCE A LEVEL PROGRAMMES

Eligibility Criteria

Waiver of Tuition Fee

Academic Criteria to Retain Scholarship

• SPM: 9As and above

• O Level: 8As

100%

Average score 75% & above: Maintained as 100%

Average score 70%-74%: Adjusted down to 50%

Average score 65%-69%: Adjusted down to 25%

Average score below 65%: Scholarship  withdrawn  

AND

obtaining straight passes in all subjects  

• SPM: 8As

• O Level: 7As

50%

Average score 70% & above: Maintained as 50%

Average score 65%-69%: Adjusted down to 25%

Average score below 65%: Scholarship withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all subjects 

• SPM: 7As

• O Level: 6As

25%

Average score 65% & above: Maintained as 25%

Average score below 65%: Scholarship  withdrawn

AND

obtaining straight passes in all subjects 

Including A-. Note:  There shall be NO upward adjustment even if scholars obtained a higher average score threshold thereafter