International Scholarship in Malaysia

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Malaysian International Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies provides opportunities for students from countries with diplomatic relations and bilateral cooperation with Malaysia to pursue advanced academic study in Malaysia.

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote bilateral arrangement with partner countries on government to government basis, and to encourage students from other countries to study in Malaysia with the view to facilitate future collaboration and exchange of scholars in enhancing educational cooperation between Malaysia and partner countries.

Malaysian International Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies are available for post-graduate studies at Masters and PhD level tenable at Malaysian Universities.

The duration of the award is 36 months for PhD and between 12 to 24 months for Masters programme.

The scholarship is open equally to qualified candidate up to 40 years of age at the time of application.

Candidates should at the time of application, obtain a degree or equivalent qualification with at least upper second class honours, (or CGPA 3.0) for Master’s programme; and hold a Master’s degree with good grades for PhD programme.

The candidates must demonstrate outstanding verbal, reading and writing proficiency in the English language through one of the following:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or
  • Test administered by the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS).

    Each scholarship consists of:

  • a return air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia;
  • an approved tuition fees by the respective university;
  • a maintenance allowance at the rate of RM1,000.00 per month;
  • a yearly grant for books and internal travel; thesis allowance, installation and termination grant.

    No marriage/family allowance for accompanying spouse or children.

    Applications to be submitted on 1 January until 31 March

    For further details, see: International Scholarship in Malaysia Website

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