MYC! Malaysian Youth Community

KLWC Nursing Scholarship Program 2024

Full sponsorship and guaranteed employment? Now that’s attractive!

Full sponsorship and guaranteed employment? Now that’s attractive!
Nabil Luqman

Nabil Luqman

Are you a student aspiring to become a nurse?

If you haven't heard, Malaysia is currently facing a significant nursing shortage. Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad has projected that hospitals could experience a 60% shortfall by 2030.

To tackle this issue, a collaboration between the public and private sectors is essential to bridge the gap and meet the country's healthcare demands.

For nursing students, there's never been a better time to pursue this career, as exciting opportunities are on the horizon.

KLWC Announces RM25 Million Funding For Nursing Education

KL Wellness City (KLWC) has announced a RM25 million commitment by KL International Hospital Sdn Bhd (KLIH) to fund nursing education, aiming to address Malaysia's projected 57.9% nurse shortage by 2030. This initiative, marked by a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with local institutions, seeks to create around 3,000 job opportunities.

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad praised the initiative, emphasizing its importance in enhancing Malaysia's nursing talent.

Nursing students at the following six institutions will be eligible for sponsorship, covering their education fees, living allowances, and accommodation. Additionally, graduates are guaranteed five years of employment at KLIH.

The six universities are:

  • University College MAIWP International.
  • IMU University.
  • Lincoln University College.
  • Adventist College of Nursing & Health Sciences.
  • International Medical College (IMC).
  • Oriental Nilam College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

To further show interest in the KLWC Nursing Scholarship Program 2024, click here.