Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) deputy president Yee Moh Chai says there’s nothing wrong with giving Palestinian students scholarships but asks why the government is so hard on Malaysian students.
The former prime minister also hits out at activists for not speaking up on the reduced allocation for education.
Saying it is no use talking about ‘Ketuanan Melayu’ if they remain ‘coolies’, Mahathir Mohamad reminds Bumiputeras not to sell licences and contracts given to them to non-Bumiputeras.
It's almost scary to see graduation photos of smiling Malaysian students when those who graduated years earlier are still struggling to secure jobs despite almost reaching their thirties.
Education Malaysia Global Services CEO Rujhan Mustafa says one way to attract more foreign students is by giving them full or partial scholarships.
PM says the affirmative action policy will continue as Malays still need assistance in some areas and the government wants to avoid racial conflict.
The Homecoming Scholars Award Program will give US$25,000 ( in scholarship money to a student respectively at Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University, and Bethune-Cookman University.
Prime Minister says community needs more help as it has not achieved 7% target for students in matriculation colleges and public universities.
The Penang Future Foundation is an initiative to aid outstanding and deserving youths to pursue their tertiary studies.
There is no point in trying to be nationalistic, local universities are just not as good as international institutions, analyst and student activists say.
Sivarasa says a move to terminate scholarships of students who criticise the government will affect Malaysia's international freedom of speech assessment.
Seputeh MP says Cabinet must intervene if Public Service Department dismisses students who qualify for scholarships under 9 A+ Sponsorship Programme.
DAP deputy secretary-general P Ramasamy seeks clarification from Public Services Department on the meaning of 'inclusiveness', and how it applies as a criteria.
PSD director-general clarifies confusion arising among SPM students that only students who obtained A+ in all subjects eligible.
Mah says a 1% rise in tax rate on the rich and top companies could help pay for scholarship fund.
Nine students with places in universities overseas hope to raise at least RM750,000 from the public following the decision by the government not to support JPA scholarships for those pursuing tertiary education abroad.
DAP leader Chong Chieng Jen says it is still not too late for the chief minister to get Sarawak Foundation scholarships for them.
DAP's Yeo questions why Talent Corp puts scholars in private firms and PSD does not
Penang CM sees difficulty in achieving developed nation status and high-income level.
DAP lawmaker says education cuts are unacceptable when corruption, leakages and financial scandals abound.