Funding Higher Education in Malaysia

Author: 
Kee Kuan Foong
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EABER Working Paper Series
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Abstract: 
As the higher education system contributes significantly towards sustaining long-term economic growth in Malaysia, adequate funding should be directed to this subsector. Moreover, policies need to be impartial and stringent scholarship selection mechanism be used. Ongoing reforms to enhance the quality of tertiary education may also be important.