ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship Program 2022 for ASEAN nationals (Fully-funded)

The ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship Program 2022 is now accepting applications.

ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship

The scholarship program aims to grant full scholarships to young, bright, and worthy ASEAN citizens to complete their undergraduate studies at a prominent institution outside of their home countries but within the ASEAN area, promoting intra-ASEAN integration in the process.

The first intake of scholars under the ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship program will be in 2022, and the focus will initially be on placing selected scholars in top public universities in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines, with the program gradually expanding to the remaining ASEAN countries through the ASEAN Foundation and in collaboration with the ASEAN University Network. The ASEAN University Network has 30 member institutions from the ten ASEAN Member States, and its secretariat is situated at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

The regional scholarship program will support the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Goal 4, 10, and 17) to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education, as well as the Maybank Group’s sustainability commitment to “improve the lives of 1 million households across ASEAN by 2025.”


The scholarship includes:

  • Fully paid tuition fees.
  • Allowance for monthly stipend + accommodation.
  • Laptop.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy class air passage.
  • Medical benefits (out-patient) and accident insurance coverage, as well as other incidental expenditures, are subsidized.

The ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to participate in exciting internship opportunities. Scholars may engage in internship and vacation break assignment programs in regional offices of the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Foundation, or Maybank, as well as volunteer in Maybank Foundation’s current flagship programs.

ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship | Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of one of ASEAN’s ten member countries;
  • Has good academic credentials and participates in extracurricular activities;
  • Graduated with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent from a pre-university program;
  • a field of study that is included among the program’s permitted disciplines;
  • Received an admission letter or an offer letter from an institution that is a member of the ASEAN University Network.

Sponsored Programs

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Management
  • Data Science, Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Risk Management
  • Social Work

Computer programming, web development, software development, mobile application development, UI/UX design, data science, and other future-ready courses are examples.

How to Apply for the ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship

A rigorous selection procedure will be applied to potential academics. Shortlisted applicants will be screened jointly by Maybank Foundation and ASEAN Foundation, with the final selection to be approved.

To apply, go to this link.

Deadline: April 16, 2022

Visit the ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship website for further details.

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