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Malaysian International Scholarship 2016

Malaysian International Scholarship 2016

Last date to apply

March 31, 2016

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About Malaysian International Scholarship

  • Malaysian International Scholarship 2016 in an initiative by the Malaysian Government to invite and welcome the best minds to pursue advanced academics in Malaysia in Public and private universities in Malaysia.
  • Malaysian International Scholarship is sponsored by Malaysian Government and it is given to postgraduate and post-doctoral students across the world.
  • The objective of Malaysian International Scholarship is to identify hidden talents and provide them ample opportunities to improve their skills and expertise.
  • Last Date of Application: March 31, 2016
  • Field of Study -  Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned
    • Science and Engineering
    • Agriculture and Fisheries
    • Economics and Islamic Finance
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Biotechnology
    • Biosecurity and Food Safety
    • Infrastructure and Utility
    • Environmental Studies
    • Health excluding nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.
  • Type of Scholarship: Partially paid (Covers the majority of the expenses)
  • Course Level: Master’s and PhD
  • Country of Study: Malaysia

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Malaysian International Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region  Global
Class/ Age  Candidates with Master’s and Ph.D. degree
Details  In order to get the Malaysian International Scholarship, the candidates must fulfill the following criteria:
  • For post graduate level, the age bracket shouldn’t be more than 40 years, whereas, for post-doctoral, the age requirement is 45 years.
  • The aspirant/ candidate must have obtained second class upper (honors) or a CGPA of 3.5/4 at Bachelor Degree Level. 
  • Master’s Degree applicants and for Ph.D. candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Master’s degree level in a similar field of intended Ph.D. study.
  • Journals, portfolios, and patented copy rights of reserach and proposals are also required. A good passion in research at Post Doctorate level will provide an edge to candidates.
  • The candidate must have taken the English proficiency test: TOEFL or IELTS. For IELTS, the candidate has to secure at least 6.5 bands, whereas, for TOEFL the minimum score should be at least 580 and for computer-based test, the minimum score should be 230, and for Internet-based test, the score should be 92.
  • The candidate should be physically and mentally fit to take the program. A certificate summarizing physical fitness from medical professionals/ doctors has to be submitted.
  • The candidate should have applied for post graduate and a post-doctoral course in Malaysia and the application has been readily accepted by universities in Malaysia.

Malaysian International Scholarship Reward

The Malaysian International Scholarship 2016 would ensure that the candidates who have won the award must cope with the expenses of studying in Malaysia. The rewards provided would be as follows:

  • Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
  • An approved tuition fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Annual grant for books and internal travel
  • Medical / Health Insurance
  • Installation and Termination grant
  • Thesis allowance
  • Visa

Malaysian International Scholarship Application form and Process

Malaysian International Scholarship Application Process

Step 1: Online Application

Candidates can apply at any university of their choice. They will have to submit the educational certificate and other documents that include the following:

  • University’s post graduate/ post-doctoral application form
  • Passport showing the evidence of citizenship of a particular country.
  • Copy of Academic certificates and transcripts
  • An updated CV
  • Testimonials, research papers, proposals relevant to the study and other co-curriculum certificates, if any.
  • Any membership certificate from professional bodies.

Step 2: Information Submission

Upon submitting the aforesaid mentioned details, the university in Malaysia who are interested would give a letter of offer; the candidates must proceed to the Malaysian International Scholarship website and register themselves.

Submission of Application Form

Application form would be submitted online and the candidates must ensure that no wrong information is shared in the form.

Participating Universities for Malaysian International Scholarship

  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM)
  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  • Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM)
  • Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  • Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
  • Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
  • Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA)
  • Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)
  • Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  • Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  • Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
  • Multimedia University (MMU)
  • International Centre For Education In Islamic Finance (INCEIF)
  • Heriot-Watt University(HWU)
  • Malaysia Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
  • Malaysia Monash University Malaysia
  • The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Malaysian International Scholarship Selection Process

Selection Criteria for the scholarship

  • High-level academic achievement
  • The quality of the research proposal and its potential contribution towards the advancement of technology and human well-being.
  • Excellent communication, writing and reading skills in The English Language

Malaysian International Scholarship Address

Ministry Of Higher Education Malaysia Level 2, No 2, Tower 2 Jalan P5/6, Precinct 5 Federal Government Administrative Centre 62200 Putrajaya

Malaysian International Scholarship Contact Details

Email: bb.international@mohe.gov.my
Phone No: +603 8870 6000 ext. 6368 / 6337

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Malaysian Government