Supporting the dreams of Malaysians studying in

A small Malaysian community in the U.S. doesn't mean you need a flight ticket to feel at home.

Enhance your education experience with the NAMSA family, your home away from home.

Backed up by NAMSA's Main Stakeholders for more than 7 years

Our Impact

At NAMSA, we strive for lasting and sustainable changes.


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Organizational Pillars

What drives NAMSA?

Advocacy & Service

We vow to be the platform where students can voice out their opinions/concerns on any issue, and receive help for any situation given the circumstances.Everyone is a part of our NAMSA family and we believe that no one and no voice should be left behind or unheard.

Career Development

We strive to help the development of future leaders of Malaysia by finding opportunities that can benefit not just the students, but also other stakeholders such as companies in Malaysia and the US.This is done by hosting various career fairs, workshops, etc; that are all boosted by a growing network that we build with different stakeholders.

Lifestyle & Culture

As the faces of Malaysia in the US, we should always try to display Malaysian hospitality with pride in everything we do.In NAMSA, events such as the Malaysian Cultural Festival (MFest) and the Malaysian Sports Festival (MSF) promote this along with other events hosted by the Malaysian Student Associations (MASAs) in universities across the US.

Across borders
Beyond Home

With a vast network and support from the Embassy,
NAMSA works to connect Malaysians across the States.

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Upcoming Events

November 11-12, 2023

Malaysian Sports Festival (MSF) 2023Experience the thrill of competition at the Malaysian Sports Festival (MSF)! After a COVID hiatus, we're back bigger and better than ever.Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just passionate about sports, MSF is your stage to shine. Stay tuned for more details and get ready to show your skills!

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Address: 3516 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008

Our Mission

We aspire to be the body that unites Malaysian Student Associations (MSA) across America and forge beneficial relationships between them. NAMSA aims to nurture and enrich the development of Malaysian students in America and to inculcate a culture of leadership, professionalism, and networking. In achieving these goals, NAMSA hopes to build towards a culture of growth and unity.

Coast to Coast

Due to the geographical size of the United States, Malaysian students studying in the country are separated into 3 main regions: West Coast, Midwest and East Coast.In 2015, 71 Malaysian student leaders worked together in Washington D.C. to form an umbrella body that united the 3 Regional Councils, thus forming the first Provisional Council of the Assembly.Today, NAMSA operates across the 3 regions to ensure that student needs are well-managed and their voices are adequately represented across the United States.

West Coast Council (WCC)Founded in 2015, the West Coast Council (WCC) is a non-profit, student-run organization for Malaysian students studying in the West Coast of the United States of America, which under NAMSA and WCC consists of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming and Washington.

Council of Midwest Malaysian Students (COMMS)Through various methods. COMMS serves as a resource for Malaysian Students Associations to work together with the interest of furthering inter-university relationships among the Midwest region. Under NAMSA and COMMS, the Midwest consists of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

East Coast Presidential Council (EPiC)EPiC is a politically neutral, student based, non-government organization, regional student representative body established during the Fall Semester of 2014 in partnership with Education Malaysia Washington DC. EPiC aspires to open pathways to Malaysian students for international exposure.NAMSA and EPiC the East Coast consists of the following state: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and West Verginia.

Be a part of our mission.

Join us through our recruitment session in every spring. Once chosen, you'll step into an officer role at NAMSA, actively shaping our mission and initiatives. For those seeking leadership, explore director roles in our departments via the same process. We welcome all Malaysian students in the US to apply, adding your unique spark to our vibrant community.

Sponsors & Partners

By partnering with us, your company supports our mission of empowering and uniting Malaysian students. We offer diverse sponsorship options that align with your business goals. For more details, contact us at Join us in empowering the Malaysian student community while enhancing your brand's presence in our community.


Address: 3516 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008