GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP IN MALAYSIA MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
The Malaysia International Scholarships (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government’s effort to attract, motivate and retrain talented human capital from abroad.
MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Malaysian International Scholarship is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the merit students from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. Talented international students with excellent academic backgrounds and outstanding co-curricular records are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.
This scholarship is divided into two categories of study, Postgraduate and Post-doctoral studies.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
A candidate should not be more than 40 years (postgraduate) and 45 years (post-doctoral) of age during application.
He/she should have obtained a minimum of second class upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4 at Bachelor Degree level for Masters Degree while PhD candidates must acquire a CGPA 3.5/4 or very good result at Masters level in a similar field of intended PhD study. In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, referred/non referred journals, portfolio and patent copyright. The post-doctoral candidate must have excellent reputation in research and possess knowledge related to the research to be carried out.
A candidate should have taken one of the following English Language Proficiency Test mot more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required: o IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5 o TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or internet-based test with a score of at least 92.
A candidate should be in a good health condition and he/she should be certified by a certified doctor/medical professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants.
He/she should write a proposal that is relevant to the field of studies.
A candidate should have applied for and gained admission to postgraduate and post-doctoral studies in Malaysia (conditional letters of offer will be accepted at the time of application or has a confirmation of acceptance or affiliation with universities in Malaysia).
VALUE OF MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
An approved tuition fees
Monthly maintenance allowance
Annual grant for books and internal travel
Installation and termination grant
PRIORITY STUDY AREAS FOR MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Science and Engineering
Agriculture and Fisheries
Economics and Islamic Finance
Information and Communication Technology
Infrastructure and Utility
Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above.
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
A candidate should posses a high-level of academic achievement.
The quality of the research proposal and its potential contribution towards advancement of technology and human well-being.
He/she should be excellent in communication, writing and reading skills in English language.