Tan Sri Datuk Oh Siew Nam P.S.M., P.J.N. Malaysian Scholarship


This scholarship recognises and supports top students from Malaysia who are studying in an undergraduate degree programme at the University. Tan Sri Datuk Oh Siew Nam P.S.M., P.J.N. and Puan Sri Datin Margaret Lois Oh established the scholarship in 2016 to support the University of Canterbury in recognition of its involvement in the Colombo Plan.

The scholarship has a value of $20,000. If, in any year, there are two candidates of equal merit, two $10,000 scholarships are awarded.

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date. Apply on-line


Applicants must be citizens of Malaysia. They cannot also be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, holders of New Zealand residence class visas, or Australian Permanent Residents. The scholarship is tenable by full-fee-paying international students only, during full-time enrolment in a programme for an undergraduate degree at the University.

Fees to value of $20,000
1 year
Closing Dates
31 Oct 2020

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.


Application required only. General (any College). Prospective Students. Undergraduate. International Students.


While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.