These are some of the available options when seeking financial assistance to help you realize your dreams in i-CATS. Each programme or scheme offers you different kind of assistance depending on your need. Please also note that most of these options require you to not use multiple assistance at once.
This page offers the general overview of each scheme. Each scheme comes with its own terms and conditions. If you are unsure which one to apply or curious to know what these schemes have to offer, please speak to your Student Affairs Officer/Accounts Department for advice.
Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)
PTPTN is the most common mode of financial assistance for higher learning institution learners in Malaysia. This body offers educational loans at the lowest rates to all eligible Malaysians who need to cover their tuition fees as well as in some cases, their common expenses for each semester. You can talk to our Accounts Department or check PTPTN’s official website [ https://www.ptptn.gov.my/ ] for details on applying.
Yayasan Sarawak / Sarawak Foundation
Yayasan Sarawak offers its generous assistance via their special arrangements with i-CATS. The foundation offers additional or full assistance to students depending on the student’s current applications. Please refer to Accounts Department to find out what you can apply.
Yayasan Ilmu Sarawak
Yayasan Ilmu offers two types of scholarship namely Geran Bantuan & Biasiswa Kenyalang. Geran Bantuan is open to all eligible Sarawakian students, while Biasiswa Kenyalang offers extra benefits to all eligible Sarawakian students who are achieving CGPA 3.7 or higher in their latest semester. Please refer to their website [ https://yayasanilmusarawak.com/ ] for the most up-to-date details.
i-CATS Care Scheme
i-CATS scheme is an in-house effort to assist students with two main essentials; hostel accommodation & daily food expenses. The focus of this scheme is to remove the basic burdens of all eligible students by providing immediate shelter and meals. If you have difficulties concerning one of these problems, you may speak to us for advice.
Other Financial Assistance
From time to time, there will be one-off offers that may come along from private entities or organizations. Please check with the Student Affairs website for the latest update [ https://sites.google.com/a/ppks.edu.my/regsa/ ]