Knowledge Is Free Foundation (KIFF) is a non-profit social project that provides scholarships for deserving Malaysian students from underprivileged backgrounds to obtain tertiary education at leading local public universities.
We comprise of a group of scholars who aspire to give back to the community by setting up KIFF Scholarship Programme. Besides, we also provide assistance in scholarships application with the aim to help more deserving students to attain tertiary education.
The total amount of scholarship is RM 4,500 which is divided into RM 1,000 per semester (4 semesters) and RM 500 for academic-related allowances.
- Foundation Studies
- Obtained admission to pursue studies (conditional offer can be considered) or currently in the Foundation programme at any of the local public universities approved by KIFF.
- Obtained a minimum of 5As (combination of A+, A and A-) in the recent SPM examination or at least 5As in the recent IGCSE.
- Malaysian citizens who are 18 years of age or below at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
- Undergraduate Studies
- Obtained admission to pursue studies (conditional offer can be considered) or currently in any year of a Bachelor’s Degree programme at any of the local public universities approved by KIFF.
- Obtained a minimum of 2As for STPM; or 2As for GCE A-Level Programme; or CGPA 3.00/ 4.00 for Pre-university or Diploma or Foundation or Matriculation Programme; or Â 30 points for International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme AND a minimum of 3.00/4.00 for those who are currently in any year of a Bachelor’s Degree Programme at any of the local public universities approved by KIFF.
- Malaysian citizens who are 21 years of age or below at the enrolment date for the Bachelor’s Degree Programme.
Field of Study
- Life Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Pure Sciences
- Information Technology
- Other courses that are critical to the development of the nation
Approved List of Universities
- Universiti Malaya (UM)
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
- Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
- Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
- International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
- Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
- Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)
- Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
- Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
- Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNiSZA)
- Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
- Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
- Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
- Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris UPSI)
- Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
- Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
- Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
- Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)