OPTIMA has OPTIMA offers several financial aid options to help you pay for your studies. These includes internal bursaries and scholarships.

OPTIMA Scholarship

Scholarship awards are available for high-achieving students who are from low-income families.

Bursary awards are provided on a limited-time basis each year, for selected programmes.

For the latest information, please contact our Registrar’s Office.


National Higher Education Loan Fund (PTPTN)

Students applying to study at OPTIMA International College are eligible for PTPTN funding (terms and conditions of PTPTN applies). The quantum approved by PTPTN depends on the applicant’s parents’ monthly household income. This aid is open to Malaysians only .

Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

There is Children’s Education withdrawal Scheme for EPF contributors allowing members who have an account to withdraw their savings from Account 2 (for housing, education and computer) for the purpose of supporting their children’s tertiary education. Please contact our Registrar’s office for details.

Baitulmal Education Fund

Muslim students can apply to this fund for assistance.

Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)

PERKESO, the national Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), provides study loans to employee’s children who are covered by the SOCSO scheme. The loans may be convertible to scholarships.

For further information, students are advised to contact:

Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial (PERKESO),
Bahagian Khidmat Insuran,
Unit Pinjaman / Biasiswa Pendidikan,
No. 281 Menara PERKESO,
Jalan Ampang,
50538 Kuala Lumpur,
Tel: 03 - 4253 5320

Yayasan Pelajaran Negeri (State Education Foundation)

Education foundations have been set up by most states in Malaysia. These foundations offer loans and scholarships to students who are born in the respective states. They are managed by the respective State Governments under the charge of the State Secretary. Students are advised to liaise with the State Secretariat for information on such loans / scholarships.

This loan is very limited but is open to all citizens of the state.



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