OCBC Bank Scholarship 2024

The scholarship is open to students who have gained admission or are eligible for admission into first year full-time undergraduate studies at all public and private universities recognised by the Government of Malaysia. We also welcome first year students of these universities to apply.

If you have excellent STPM/Matriculation results with leadership and extra-curricular records, and are enrolling for a full-time undergraduate course, we invite you to apply today.


Enabling bright and promising youths in achieving their ambitions

Why you will love this:

Pursue your undergraduate studies in your desired field, alongside meeting the Bank’s needs.

Opportunities to gain first-hand working experience in a bank through our curated internship programmes.


Malaysian citizen.

Excellent academic and co-curricular activities record.

Dynamic personality with excellent communication and critical thinking skills.

First year students from these universities are also welcome to apply.

We invite you to apply for a scholarship with us if you:

  1. Attained excellent Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or Matriculation results.
  2. Are actively involved in extra-curricular activities.
  3. Possess leadership qualities.
  4. Are enrolling for a full-time undergraduate course.


What you will receive as an OCBC scholar

  • Each student who has gained admission into a recognised Malaysian public or private university will receive a scholarship valued at RM15,000 per academic year.
  • Internship opportunities with OCBC Bank to gain first-hand working experience.

Criteria to apply

  • A Malaysian citizen who has gained admission (or is eligible for admission) into their full-time undergraduate studies.
  • Holds leadership positions in extra-curricular activities, societies, and clubs in school/university.
  • Possesses a dynamic personality with excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Must not be a recipient of other scholarship(s) or award(s) from any other organisations and/or institutions.

How to apply

  • Application process:
    • Complete the OCBC Public Scholarship Application Form – Tab: Part 1-Application Form.
    • Prepare an essay of 800 words – Tab: Part 2-Essay.
    • Go through the checklist and prepare copies (softcopies) of all the required documents – Tab: Part 3-Checklist. 
    1. Download the scholarship application form
    2. Email the completed spreadsheet (Part 1,2 and 3), and the scanned copies of the required documents to MYScholarship@ocbc.com. Name the subject as: 2024 OCBC Public Scholarship Application – (Your name). 
    3. Ensure all the required documents are in place.
    4. Application opens until 30 June 2024. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview session.  For more information, email us at  MYScholarship@ocbc.com.

Additional information

  • Applicants do not need to be accepted into a university at the time of application. However, applicants must provide the university offer letter at the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • OCBC Bank welcomes applicants intending or currently pursuing relevant courses or field of study that meet the Bank’s needs to qualify for the scholarship.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum requirement of CGPA 3.30 every semester for continuation of the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not allowed to switch courses mid-way. They are required to reimburse the Bank if they choose to switch courses mid-way.
  • Applicants can take part in the student exchange programme but subjected to approval. However, the cost of the exchange program will not be covered as part of the scholarship.
  • Applicants are subject to avail themselves for employment at OCBC Bank upon course completion. However, if the Bank decides otherwise, it will duly exempt the candidate from meeting this requirement.
  • The scholarship is tenable for the minimum period required to complete a course leading to a first degree. This is subject to consistent and excellent academic performance.