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Sponsorship for Outbound Student Programmes (Overseas)

This guideline serves as a guide for sponsorship for outbound student exchange programme to encourage UTAR students to participate in academic exchange programmes / study tour / overseas internship.



A. Eligibility:


1. The Sponsorship for Outbound Student Programmes are only eligible for the following programmes as below:

1.1 Academic Exchange for one Semester and above

1.2 Internship in Overseas Universities   

1.3 Study Tours/Field Trip of an academic course (Min. 20 learning hours)


2. Only for full-time students who apply for academic credit transfer.


3. All students not under probation i.e normal students status are eligible to apply for the sponsorship.


4. Student who has received other sponsorship from UTAR, local or overseas institutions are not eligible to apply. Students are allowed to apply for this sponsorship one time only during their studies at UTAR. 



B. The quantum of sponsorship is given as shown below:


1.0)   For student(s) who apply for:

1.1)   Academic exchange for one trimester and above

1.2)   Internship in overseas Universities.




Sponsorship of cash

For students going to Japan/ Korea/ US/Europe/Australia/ New Zealand/ Canada

For a maximum of RM3,000

For students going to other Asian countries

For a maximum of RM2,000

For students going to other countries not mentioned above

To be recommended by the Outbound Student Programmes One Stop Center and approved by VP (IAD), but not more than RM3,000


1.3)  Study Tours/Field Trip of an academic course for min. 20 learning hours



Sponsorship for Study Tour below RM 3,000

Additional Sponsorship for Study Tour RM 3,000 and above

Sponsorship (Category A)

Student Representative Committee (SRC)/ Campus Representative, 
Exco Members of SRC/ Faculty Representative, Chairman of Clubs & Societies, Exco Members of Clubs & Societies/(Current or former Representative)


Class Representative/Course Representative (at least one trimester) (Current or Former Representative)

RM 500




 RM 300

RM 250




RM 150

Organising Committee of events/ sports activities organized by Faculties/ Institutes/ Centres/ Divisions/ Departments and Student’s Club and Societies

(Current or former representative, as per verified by faculties/institutes/centres/divisions /departments)


a)     Main Committee (Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Asst. Secretary, Treasurer, Asst. Treasurer and Auditor)


b)    Sub-Committee (As per verified by Faculties/ Institutes/ Centres/ divisions/ Departments)






RM 300



RM 200






RM 150



RM 100



Sponsorship (Category B)


President’s List, Dean’s List (based on the results slip of the immediate last trimester),

RM 500

RM 250

Competition Award Recipient (Represented UTAR or the state in national or local events in the past one year)


RM 300

RM 150


Sponsorship (Category C)


Registered USSDC and collected minimum points of 10 points

RM 100

RM 50

Collected USSDC points (11 to 50 points)


RM 150

RM 75

Collected USSDC points (51 to 100 points)


RM 200

RM 100

Collected USSDC points (101 to 125 points)


RM 250

RM 125

Collected USSDC points (126 points and above)


RM 300

RM 150

Collected USSDC points (141 points and above)-Platinum

RM 400

RM 200



C. Application Procedure


1. Applicants shall submit their application for sponsorship to Outbound Student Programmes One Stop Centre for processing, with a recommendation from faculty.

2. Students who qualify for more than one position/ achievement in any one category are eligible for only ONE and the HIGHEST sponsorship.

3. A completed application form must be submitted to the Outbound Student Programmes One Stop Centre at least ONE month before the departure date.

4. The decision by the University shall be deemed final.


Download the guideline in PDF file.