Indian government scholarships to Malaysians

The High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur has been providing financial assistance under the ISTF to Malaysian students of Indian origin pursuing full-time courses at Universities, Colleges, Polytechnics and other higher education institutions in Malaysia. Please note that the scholarship does not cover the full cost of studies, and is only a one-time financial assistance.

Indian government scholarship Eligibility

Students pursuing full-time Diploma and Bachelor courses in Universities, Colleges, Polytechnics and Institutions in Malaysia may apply for the scholarship

Only one student from a family may apply for financial assistance from the ISTF in 2017 – 18.

Please note that the following category of students are not eligible to apply for the ISTF :

  • Students pursuing Masters and higher level courses.
  • Students pursuing part-time courses.
  • Past recipients of financial assistance from the ISTF.

Indian government scholarship Application Form

Application form will be available from the official website of

Candidates may apply for the scholarship in the prescribed format, which is available at the following link :

Applications received with postmark after4th August, 2017 will not be considered for granting of scholarship under the ISTF 2017 – 18.

Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview, and those found suitable would be awarded the financial assistance from the ISTF.

Indian government scholarship Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Application form : 4th August, 2017.

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