At Maxis, we aim to bring the best of technology to help people, businesses and the nation to be ahead in a changing world. In support of the nation’s aspirations to foster inclusive development and further enhance digital Malaysia, we have carefully designed 3 scholarship programmes for bright and deserving young Malaysian talent to realize their potential.

Our scholars will have access to excellent learning experiences at top universities that have been accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) in the respective fields.

In addition to financial assistance to support tuition fees and daily living expenses, our scholars will gain access to internship opportunities at Maxis to gain hands-on experience while working with industry experts.    


Scholarship Benefits

Up to RM40,000 per year*
*T&C apply

Internship opportunity at Maxis

Job placement at Maxis

About the scholarship programmes

In line with our commitment to inclusiveness and diversity, we are proud to launch our first scholarship exclusively for young Malaysian women. The Women in Tech Undergraduate Scholarship was designed to celebrate and support bright young women in pursuing their undergraduate studies in the field of technology.    

Open to outstanding young Malaysian women intending to pursue undergraduate studies in the following fields of study:

  • Engineering  (Network/Telecomm/Software/Mechanical/ Electrical/Electronic)
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science/Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Sciences

As a company that is passionate about embracing digital innovation and leveraging cutting edge technologies, we are committed to shaping and grooming Malaysia’s best tech talent. The Maxis Technology Undergraduate Scholarship provides the opportunity for deserving students to develop academically and enhance their tech talent.

Open to outstanding Malaysian students intending to pursue undergraduate studies in the following fields of study:    

  • Engineering  (Network/Telecomm/Software/Mechanical/ Electrical/Electronic)
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science/Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Sciences

The Maxis Young Leaders Undergraduate Scholarship offers future Malaysian leaders a platform to propel their leadership aspirations and become advocates for change, and ultimately successful and inspirational leaders for the nation. 

Open to outstanding Malaysian students intending to pursue undergraduate studies in the following fields of study:

  • Business Management
  • Finance/HR
  • Political Science
  • Economics


General criteria:

  • Open to Malaysians, not exceeding 23 years of age at the enrolment date for the undergraduate studies
  • Excellent academic track record
  • Obtained admission to pursue undergraduate studies at a recognized university/college in Malaysia
  • Strong leadership skills and active participation in extracurricular activities 
  • Good command of English (written and verbal)
  • Family household income of not more than RM20,000 per month
  • Not presently holding any other scholarships/loans/grant/financial assistance from any other organisations and/or institutions

Refer to the respective application sites for full eligibility criteria and scholarship T&C. Maxis reserves the right to amend the criteria and T&C from time to time.


Applications must be submitted online by 31 August 2020.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
See below for frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I apply for more than one scholarship?
We strongly advise that you identify and apply for only one scholarship. You should select the one that is most relevant to the course you intend to study.

2. What documents do I need to submit for my online application?
You are required to submit an electronic copy of the following documents:

  • A certified true copy of your pre-university certificate e.g. Matriculation / A-Levels / Foundation / STPM or equivalent, and the latest results slip (if final slip is not released yet you may submit a valid document indicating your forecasted results).
  • An official acceptance letter from the University/College where you intend to study for your undergraduate course.
  • A certified true copy of your parents' (both) / guardian(s) latest proof of income i.e. annual income tax statement.
  • A certified true copy of your NRIC (front & back).
  • Latest copy of your curriculum vitae (CV).

3. What should I include in my CV?
You should outline a summary of all your achievements to date including your academic results as well as your extra-curricular (non-academic) participation and achievements before and during your pre-university studies. You should also include all relevant work experience such as internship and part time employment, if any.

4. I have not worked with Maxis before. Will this affect my application?
It will not affect the outcome of your application in any way. Just indicate “No” in the relevant field.

5. Which level of education should I indicate in the “Education (Pre-U Only)” section?
This section should indicate details about your completed or soon-to-be completed pre-university studies.

6. Where do I indicate the results of my SPM/O-Level or equivalent?
You should outline the results in your CV.

7. What should I indicate in the “Degree” field in the “Education (Pre-U Only)” section?
You should select either “STPM” or “Diploma”. If you took any pre-university courses that is not listed in the drop-down menu, you should select “Pre-U”.

8. What should I indicate in the “Field of Study” field in the “Education (Pre-U Only)” section?
You may select the specific field of study from the drop-down menu, if you have pursued a foundation programme, diploma, or any other course which has a specialization e.g. International Business.

If you took a pre-university course without any specialization, select Matriculation / A-Levels / Foundation / STPM or equivalent. If you do not find one that is relevant to your pre-university course, you may select “Others”.

9. What should I indicate in the “Overall Result (GPA)” field if my course does not use the GPA grading system?
If you do not have a GPA score, you will need to indicate an equivalent to GPA via a conversion method. You should contact your college/education institution directly to obtain information on the conversion method.

10. What should I indicate in the “Skills” field?
You should indicate skills that best displays your strengths and interests. If you have stated them in your CV, you can indicate the same ones in this field. It can range from “public speaking” and “data analytics” to “creating worlds on Minecraft”. Share what makes you stand out.

11. My final pre-university results have not been released yet; can I use my forecasted results in the meantime?
Yes, you can use your forecasted results for the purpose of your application. However, you will need to send us your final results as soon as it is available. The scholarship can only be offered to you if your official results meets the scholarship criteria.

12. What is the expected duration of the employment bond with Maxis?
In general terms, the bond is calculated according to the duration of your undergraduate studies. For instance, if you have successfully obtained a Maxis scholarship and the duration of your undergraduate degree course is 3 years, the duration of your employment bond will also be 3 years.

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