Merit Scholarship (For Malaysians only)

Merit Scholarship (For Malaysians only)

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.

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)/

   Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)/

   Higher School Certificate (HSC)

≥ 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)/

   Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)/

   Higher School Certificate (HSC)

≥ 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 Merit Scholarship (and also any other TAR UC Administered Scholarship) is only awarded to you once for the pursuit of any programme of study in the University College using the same entry qualification. Should you, for any reasons, withdraw or are withdrawn by the UC from this programme of study, you would no longer be eligible for the Merit Scholarship (and also any other TAR UC Administered Scholarship) if you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.
    Scholars pursuing the Foundation programme and are still eligible for the merit scholarship in the final semester (Year 1, Semester 3) are required to pay the full fees for the final semester. The tuition fee paid for the Year 1, Semester 3 will be refunded based on the eligibility of the scholarship awarded on condition that they enrol into the University College Bachelor Degree programme within one year of successfully completing the Foundation programme and are still registered students when the refund is made from Week 8 onwards in Semester 1 of the Bachelor Degree programme.
  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 programmes) or minimum CGPA of 3.2500 (for Foundation programmes) or minimum average score of 75% (for Cambridge GCE A Level programmes) in any semester during the duration of your 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 suspended/are found guilty of committing an offence and/or in breach of the University College’s student 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 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.

* The University College reserves the right to amend the above Terms and Conditions without prior notice.