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ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship Programme 2024 for young ASEAN nationals.

Application Deadline:  15 March 2024.

The ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship programme is a partnership between Maybank Foundation and the ASEAN Secretariat. It is one of the ASEAN-level initiatives undertaken by Maybank Foundation, a newly accredited ASEAN entity, with the aim to “promote an innovative ASEAN approach to higher education”, which is one of the strategic measures listed in the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025.

The scholarship programme is designed to provide young, talented and deserving ASEAN nationals with full scholarships to pursue their undergraduate programme at a prestigious university outside their own countries, but within the ASEAN region, and in the process promote intra-ASEAN integration.


To be eligible for the ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship, applicants must meet all the below requirements:

  1. Citizenship from all 10 ASEAN member states.
  2. Intending to pursue OR currently pursuing an undergraduate study at prestigious universities outside their own countries but within the ASEAN University Network (AUN) member and associates universities across ASEAN as follows:
    1. Received acceptance letter from universities within AUN member or its associates and obtain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or its equivalent during foundation studies, OR
    2. Currently in first year of undergraduate study at university within AUN members or its associates and maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent.
  3. Strong academic record and active involvement in extracurricular activities.
  4. Field of study must be among the approved disciplines for the program (refer to the list of Discipline of Studies, below).


  1. Arts and Design
  2. Business and Management
  3. Computer Science and Information Technology
  4. Education
  5. Engineering and Technology
  6. Environmental Science / Studies
  7. Humanities
  8. Mathematics
  9. Social Sciences
  10. Future Ready-Related Courses (for example: Data Science and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, Digital Marketing, Environmental Sustainability, etc.)


Potential scholars will undergo a rigorous selection process. Maybank Foundation & ASEAN Foundation will jointly screen shortlisted candidates and make the final selection for approval.


  • Laptop
  • Tuition Fees
  • Settling-In Allowance (one-off)
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Accommodation Allowance
  • Transportation Allowance
  • University Admission Fees + Student Visa
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Return Economy Air Passage


  • Internship opportunities & semester break assignment programmes at the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Foundation or Maybank offices regionally.
  • Volunteering / participating in Maybank & Maybank Foundation’s existing flagship programmes regionally.
  • Certification on Future Ready skills, i.e. programming, coding, design thinking, & scrum.


Upon graduation, scholars will serve a 3-Year bond at either Maybank, the ASEAN Secretariat or ASEAN Foundation.

More Info: ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship Programme



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