Scholarships to Study in USA

Choosing the perfect study destination is as important as deciding on the right course and university. One of the most popular study destinations among international students is the USA. For a long time, it has been considered to be the ideal destination for students to build a life after graduation. 

Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the United States of America is expensive. But there are a wide range of scholarships in the USA for Malaysian students, which reduces the course fee by a considerable amount and helps them fund their studies.

Keep reading to learn more about the popular scholarships in the USA for international students.

Foreign Fulbright Student Program

  • This scholarship program has been designed to avail full Scholarship for higher education in the USA (a master’s or PhD degree). Apart from this, the scholarship shall also be awarded to any non-degree postgraduate studies.
  • Some applicants may be eligible to receive full tuition fees, textbooks, airfare, and health insurance under this scholarship scheme.

Humphrey Fellowship Program 

  • This scholarship is offered to experienced professionals who possess immense leadership potential and dedication towards public service. The entire expense of the course will be covered by the scholarship. 
  • But, the candidates cannot choose an institution themselves. The appropriate educational institutions will be allocated to them based on their skills and career interests.

The Next Gen Scholarship

  • This scholarship for higher education in the USA offers a $1,000 grant for any student who wishes to study in Maryland, Washington/Virginia, open to all international students.
  • The eligibility criteria to avail of this scholarship are to have a minimum 3.0-grade point average (GPA).

The Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship programme

  • This special scholarship in the USA was announced by the USA government for the selected outstanding students from selected developing countries to pursue any postgraduate study. 

American University Emerging Global leader award: 

  • This is awarded to a student who is highly strong in academics and has strong potential to bring positive change in the society. You can pursue your degree in either US or Malaysia after you get a scholarship. 
  • The scholarship amount is approximately $4,000 per year. 

The information and steps to receive Scholarships in the USA for Malaysian Students are mostly provided by both government and private universities. Refer the table below for more information.

We at AECC Global provide you with information and steps to receive scholarships from both government and private universities. The private universities which offer Scholarships in the USA for Malaysian students are listed below.

 NoUniversityScholarship NameUG / PGValue (USD)
1
Colorado State University
INTO CSU Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000 per year
INTO CSU Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $8,000 per year
INTO CSU Cascade ScholarshipUG / PG$3,500 – $6,000 per year
Undergraduate Progression ScholarshipUG$5,000 per year
Postgraduate Progression ScholarshipPG$4,000 per year
GPA-Only ScholarshipUG / PG$2,000 – $8,000 per year
2
Drew University
INTO Drew Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $10,000 per year
INTO Drew Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $8,000 per year
Drew Progression Scholarship – UndergraduateUG$7,000 per year
Drew Progression Scholarship – PostgraduatePG$12,000 per year
Drew Merit-Based ScholarshipUG$10,000 – $25,000 per year
3
George Mason University
INTO Mason Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $18,000 per year
INTO Mason Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $10,000 per year
Undergraduate Progression ScholarshipUG$3,000 / $6,000 per year
4
Hofstra University
INTO Hofstra Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000 per year
INTO Hofstra Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $12,000 per year
Undergraduate Progression ScholarshipUGUp to $13,000 per year
Graduate Progression ScholarshipPGUp to $4,000 per year
5
Illinois State University
INTO Illinois State Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $12,000 per year
INTO Illinois State Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $8,000 per year
International Year One Progression ScholarshipUG$3,000 / $5,000 per year
International Admission Scholarship (Undergraduate)UG$1,000 / $2,000 per year
International Admission Scholarship (Graduate)PG$2,000 per year
6
Marshall University
NA
Merit-based Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen – Non-ResidentUG$5,000 – $14,000 per year
7
Oregan State University
INTO OSU Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $10,000 per year
INTO OSU Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $7,500 per year
IB or A-Level ScholarshipUG$6,000 per year
OSU International Provost’s Scholarship for ExcellenceUG$6,000 per year
OSU International Honorary Scholarship for Corvallis CampusUG$10,000 per year
Undergraduate Continued Success ScholarshipUG$3,000 / $5,000 per year
Postgraduate Continued Success ScholarshipPG$3,000 / $5,000 per year
8
Saint Louis University
INTO SLU Undergraduate Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000 per year
INTO SLU Graduate Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $10,000 per year
9
Suffolk University
INTO Suffolk Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000 per year
INTO Suffolk Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $12,000 per year
Undergraduate Continued Success ScholarshipUG$5,000 per year
Postgraduate Continued Success ScholarshipPG$5,000 per year
Suffolk Undergraduate ScholarshipUG$5,000 – $22,000 per year
Suffolk Graduate ScholarshipPG$3,000 – $20,000 per year
10
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
INTO UAB Regional ScholarshipUG / PGUp to $9,000 per year
Undergraduate Continuing Success ScholarshipUG$3,000 per year
UAB International ScholarshipUG$7,500 per year
UAB IB ScholarshipUG$1,000 – $2,500 per year
11
University of South Florida
INTO USF Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $10,000 per year
INTO USF Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $8,000 per year
12
Washington State University
INTO WSU Regional ScholarshipUGUp to $12,000 per year
INTO WSU Regional ScholarshipPGUp to $8,000 per year
Undergraduate Progression ScholarshipUGUp to $12,000 per year
International Freshman Academic AwardUGUp to $16,000 per year
General University ScholarshipsUGUp to Full tuition fees & expenses coverage
13
Adelphi University
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $20,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni Scholarship (Garden Campus)PG$2,000 (1 term); $4,000 (2 terms)
Shorelight Partner Uni Scholarship (Manhattan Campus)PG$3,000 (1 term); $5,000 (2 terms)
14
American University
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $12,000 for first year only
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$4,000 (1 term)
15
Auburn University
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $8,000 for first year only
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$2,000 (1 term); $5,000 (2 terms)
16Auburn University at MontgomeryShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $2,000 per year
17
Cleveland State University
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $1,500 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$1,500 (1 term)
18Florida International UniversityShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $5,000 for first year only
19Louisiana State UniversityShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $8,000 for first year only
20
Mercer University
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $7,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$1,500 (1 term); $2,500 (2 terms)
21University of Central FloridaShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $4,000 for first year only
22
University of Dayton
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $15,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$1,500 (1 term); $2,500 (2 terms)
23University of KansasShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $9,000 per year
24University of Illinois at ChicagoShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $8,000 per year
25
University of Massachusetts Boston
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $4,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$2,000 (1 term)
26
University of Mississippi
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $7,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$1,500 (1 term)
27University of New HampshireNA
28
University of South Carolina
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $10,000 for first year only
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$2,000 (1 term)
29
University of the Pacific
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $20,000 per year
Shorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipPG$1,500 (1 term); $2,000 (2 terms)
30University of UtahShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $3,000 per year
31American Collegiate LAShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $3,000 for first year only
32American Collegiate DCShorelight Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $10,000 for first year only
33Illinois Institute of TechnologyONCAMPUS Partner Uni ScholarshipUG$8,000 for first year only
34ONCAMPUS BostonONCAMPUS Partner Uni ScholarshipUGUp to $12,000 for first year only
35ONCAMPUS Boston Progression Uni of CincinnatiNA
36
Baylor University
Freshman Academic ScholarshipsUG$10,000 – $21,000 per year
Transfer Academic ScholarshipsUG$9,000 – $13,000 per year
37
DePaul University
DePaul Freshman ScholarshipsUG$15,000 – $24,000 per year
DePaul Transfer ScholarshipUG$9,000–$12,000 per year
38James Madison UniversityNA
39
Long Island University
Freshman Scholarships & Merit AwardsUGAmount varies
Transfer Scholarships & Merit AwardsUGAmount varies
40Lipscomb UniversityInternational Student ScholarshipsUGAmount varies
41Lynn UniversityLynn Merit ScholarshipUG$7,000 – $20,000 per year
42
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Freshmen ScholarshipUG$1,000 – $4,000 per year
Graduate ScholarshipPG$1,000 – $4,000 per year
43
The University of Vermont
Presidential ScholarshipUG$17,000 – $20,000 per year
Trustees ScholarshipUG$8,000 – $15,000 per year
44
Western Washington University
International Achievement Award (IAA): First-YearUG$1,500 – $2,500 per year
International Achievement Award (IAA): TransferUG$1,500 – $2,500 per year
45University of HartfordNA
46CATS Academy BostonAcademic Merit ScholarshipPre-U20% / 40%
47
Florida Atlantic University
Academic Merit ScholarshipUGFrom $500 to Full tuition fees for 1 sem
Family BursariesUG10% of tuition fees for 8 units
48Queens CollegeGlobal Student Success ScholarshipUGVaries every year
49Richard Bland College of William & MaryNA
50
University of Massachusetts Boston
Family BursariesUG10% of tuition fees for 8 units
Award of ExcellenceUGAmount varies for 1 sem
51University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (PG Only)Family BursariesPG10% of tuition fees for 8 units
52
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Family BursariesUG / PG10% of tuition fees for 8 units
UMass Lowell International Scholars AwardUG$3,000
Academic Merit ScholarshipUGOne Academic sem fees 5 units
53University of IdahoNA
54University of New HampshireAcademic Merit and Engagement ScholarshipUGAmount varies every year
55Virginia Commonwealth University (PG Only)NA
56
Arizona State University
Arizona State University Undergraduate Merit ScholarshipUGUp to $15,500 renewable annually
Arizona State University University Master’s Degree ScholarshipPGUp to $10,000 tuition discount
ASU”s Thunderbird School of Global Management ScholarshipPGUp to $30,000
57Northeastern UniversityNA
58Northeastern University (PG Only)NA
59Northeastern University (PG Only)NA
60
Pace UniversityPace University Undergraduate Scholarship (Westchester CampusUGUp to $29,500 renewable annually
Pace University Undergraduate Scholarship (New York City Campus)UGUp to $17,000 renewable annually
Pace University Graduate Merit ScholarshipPGFrom $1,5000 to $6,000 per academic year
61Simmons UniversitySimmons- Kaplan Women’s Leadership ScholarshipUG50% tuition fees reduction
62The University of TulsaThe University of Tulsa Undergraduate ScholarshipUGUp to $22,000
63Duquesne UniversityLibermann ScholarshipUGFrom $5,000 to $18,000 academic year
64
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Edu-CO ScholarshipUG$3,000
Edu-CO ScholarshipPG$2,000
65Seattle Pacific UniversityNA
66University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyNA
67University of Nebraska-LincolnGlobal ScholarshipUGFrom $2,000 to $14,500 each year