AFS is committed to helping young people to go abroad regardless of their financial situation. That’s why AFS works with corporate and community sponsors and individual donors to help finance AFS programs through full and partial scholarships.
Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia (YABM)
Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia (YABM) was set up by Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia to assist students in need of some funds to offset part of the programme fees. In the past, a sum of between RM3,000 – RM6,000 has been awarded to successful candidates applying to go for a Year Programme to non-native English speaking countries e.g. Latin American countries, Europe, Asia, etc.
Who can apply?
Form 5 students applying for the Year Programme to non-native English speaking countries.
What are the criteria?
Applicants have to be from a very modest-salary bracket family and in genuine need of a subsidy. Proof of income has to be produced upon request. Candidates need to obtain strong grades and engage actively in school co-curriculum. Priority will be given to first-time applicants in the family as compared to those whose siblings have enjoyed assistance from the organization before.