Datuk R. Ramanan, the special task force committee chairman of Mitra (Malaysian Indians Transformation Unit), has stated that the application for a one-time RM2,000 university fee subsidy will be extended until September 15, 2023. The programme is built to serve as financial aid for 10,000 university students who are currently in their second, third, and final years of pursuing their bachelor’s degrees. The applicants can be from private or public institutions of higher learning. Applications can be submitted through this link.
R. Ramanan has also informed, that students from the B40 category who are currently enrolled in higher education are all eligible to receive this financial aid.
“The requirements are simple, they just need to be from the B40 group and have an active student status at an institution of higher learning,”
– Datuk R. Ramanan, Mitra Special Task Force Committee Chairman
As of August 31, 8,583 applicants had submitted to receive this subsidy, and a fraction of those applicants have already been processed and credited to the Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) accounts of recipient students.
Source: Malay Mail