The Teach For Malaysia Fellowship is a two-year leadership development opportunity for you to challenge yourself, and create immediate impact in high-need classrooms across the country.

Learn about the Fellowship Am I eligible?

Why Teach For Malaysia?

"I’ve learned a lot more in my short time as a teacher than in my four years as a consultant." - Chow Geh Tsung, 2014 Alumnus and 4th year teacher
Here's why

"To truly understand the system, it's important to be on the ground in education." - Alina Amir, 2013 Alumna and Co-founder at Arus Academy
Meet our Alumni

"I'm impressed with what Teach For Malaysia is doing to reach out to high-need schools and empower students to change their lives." - Dato' Hamidah Naziadin, CEO at CIMB Foundation
Did you know that Teach For Malaysia is a CIMB Fusion partner?

Who we look for

We are seeking out our country's top talent to empower some of our country's most disadvantaged children. If you are a working professional or a graduate with strong leadership skills, great communication, and a passion to make a difference in the lives of our nation's youth, we want you!

To be eligible to apply, applicants must have the following basic requirements:
    • Malaysian citizenship
    • Aged 32 years or below
    • A minimum grade of credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any non-education discipline
    • Strong academic track record (Minimum CGPA of 3.0 / 2nd Class Upper or equivalent)
    • Does not possess an Education Qualification to teach in public schools


How to apply

Online application

1. Online Application

Fill in the form and submit your resume along with two short essays.

Phone interview

2. Phone Interview

Complete a web-based assessment before speaking to one of our interviewers.

Assessment centre

3. Assessment Centre

Prepare and teach a sample lesson to a mock class, participate in a group discussion and attend a one-on-one interview.

Application deadlines: 2018 Fellows