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More places to study nursing free
Published on: Monday, March 28, 2022
By: K Krishnan
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IN this continuation article, we will be looking at more places where you can study nursing for Free. Many students will be completing their SPM examination by the end of this month. 

Those of you who are thinking of choosing careers in nursing can explore these options. Nursing is open to both males and females. Note that you can study nursing for free at these colleges provided you meet the admission requirements. It is good to know what the requirements are.

In March 14 article we looked at nursing colleges under the Ministry of Health. We also looked at (1) Assunta School of Nursing (Kuala Lumpur), (2) Adventist College of Nursing (Penang) and (3) Lam Wah Ee School of Nursing (Penang). This week let us explore a few more nursing schools that offer free nursing programmes in Malaysia.

4) Tung Shin Academy of Nursing

Level 5, Chinese Medical Building,

102, Jalan Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel:  03-2037 2235 (Puan Norizun, the Principal of Nursing)

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

The Tung Shin Academy of Nursing based I Kuala Lumpur offers full sponsorship to qualified students. In addition upon completion of nursing course, jobs are guaranteed. You will be employed by Tung Shin Hospital.  

General Requirements:
  • Age 18-26 years old l Malaysian citizen l Minimum SPM qualification with mandatory credits in Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, Science or General Science and any other 2 subjects l Credit in English is preferred

How to Apply?

You may register your interest through their Application Form and their AON Team will be in touch with you.  Alternatively, you may visit their campus in Kuala Lumpur to learn more about their programme.

5) Sunway University 

No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway,

47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

Sunway Medical Centre is part of Sunway University and it offers exclusive sponsorship for students to pursue Nursing studies at Sunway University. 


l Malaysian citizen between 18-25 years old l SPM/ O level with Minimum 5 credits in BM, BI, Science, Math & one other subject (Diploma) l Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Minimum 5 Grade B AND Pass SPM with credits in BM, Math, and Science l Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English.

Specific Requirements: Applicants are required to attend an interview session and pass a medical check-up. 

Full sponsorship

In partnership with Sunway Medical Center, full sponsorship is provided with 100 per cent coverage of tuition fees and living expenses until graduation. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the hands-on experience you need to begin a rewarding career in the health care industry.

Upon completion of your trainng, a mandatory 5 years of Service is required with Sunway Medical Center. Sunway’s Diploma in Nursing combines both conventional and state-of-the-art technological applications. 

The programme is catered for those with a passion for nurturing the well-being of others. Students will be awarded with Sunway University and the Nursing Board of Malaysia Registration Certificates upon successfully passing the licensure examination.

6) Hospital Fatimah 

School Of Nursing 

No 12, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 

31400 Ipoh, Perak. 

Tel: 05-254 2084 Fax: 05-253 2084

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Hospital Fatimah in Ipoh also offers sponsorship programme for nursing. Please refer to their website for details. They also offer sponsorship for Assistant nursing programme.  Upon completion you will be guaranteed a job with the hospital. 

7) Ramsay Sime Darby Sime Darby

Healthcare College

Level 16, Top Glove Tower, No.16, Persiaran Setia Dagang, Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Tel: 1300888321 

Email:  [email protected]

RSD Hospital Sponsorship offers financial assistance to students who are financially constrained but are keen to pursue Nursing studies at Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare College.

Eligibility and Minimum Requirement

Applicant for this programme must fulfil the following requirements:

1. Malaysian.

2. Age 25 years or below.

3. Credits in BM, English, Mathematics, Science and one other subject for SPM examination 4. Higher grades and language proficiency will be an advantage.

Value of Sponsorship

This sponsorship worth RM80,000 covers Registration Fees, Tuition Fees, Accommodation, living and book allowance. You need not take a PTPTN loan or use your own funds to study. 

Service Bond Period

On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve at one of the following Ramsay Sime Darby Hospitals in Malaysia for five (5) years :

Subang Jaya Medical Centre 

Ara Damansara Medical Centre 

ParkCity Medical Centre 

8) IMC SUBANG JAYA (formerly known as Pantai College of Nursing)

Lot T3.66B, 3rd Floor, Summit Complex, Persiaran Kewajipan USJ 1, Subang Jaya 47600, Selangor. 

Tel: 03-8024 0757

Intakes for the Diploma in Nursing programme is in May, July and September. “Pantai College of Nursing & Health Science was established in 1993 to train nurses for the Pantai Group of Hospitals. The College, located strategically at Subang Jaya, Selangor and its second centre at Ayer Keroh, Melaka, has a long standing reputation in providing nursing education, which is well recognised locally and internationally. 

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Diploma in Nursing from IMC have the opportunity to work and gain valuable practical working experience overseas. These opportunities are made available by the IHH group of hospitals (Pantai/Gleneagles Group of Hospitals) in Malaysia and Singapore.

Such an opportunity is made possible as employment mobility is integral to the IMC educational philosophy. Graduates who choose to work overseas will gain insight on the medical practices overseas, which is different from that in Malaysia. Having working experience in an overseas hospital is also an exciting way of setting you apart from the rest of the crowd when you start moving up the career ladder.”

9) KPJ Hospital scholarship

Hotline: 1 300 88 5758

General line: 06 7942692 / 2631

Ext Ms Anis Aziela : 06 7984468

Fax  : 06 7942692

Email  : [email protected] /[email protected]

The KPJ group runs one of the largest hospital chains in Malaysia. Their hospitals are found all over the country. To cater to the needs of their hospitals they run their own nursing colleges. They are located in Nilai, Penang and Johor. Upon completion students are offered guaranteed jobs in their own hospitals. 

For further details contact them by tel /email. You can also browse their webpage for details. 

Career tips: 

Hope those who are aspiring to enter the nursing field can be relieved. You do not need money to study, but just good results (only 5 credits at SPM). 

No PTPTN loan, no withdrawal from EPF and no using of your family’s lifetime savings. The best news is, upon completion of your training, you will be offered a guaranteed job. That means you don’t have to look for a job. The job will be waiting for you. 

There are many more nursing colleges which are offering free education for qualified students. Not all nursing colleges publicise their sponsorships. It would be good to browse through the webpage of hospitals in your vicinity. 

If you know of any college that offers free sponsorship for nursing course and guaranteed employment write to: [email protected]

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