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Malaysian International Scholarship

Malaysian International Scholarship







Fully Funded

Some countries

Ph.D & MSc

Jun 30, 2024

More details :

The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS)  is designed for graduates from designated recipient countries who wish to pursue full-time postgraduate studies (Master’s/PhD) in Malaysia. Eligible applicants include citizens from MIS 2024 recipient countries, those intending to start their postgraduate studies, or those already enrolled with at least two semesters remaining in Malaysian public universities and selected private institutions.

The scholarship is open to citizens from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Commonwealth countries (including Africa, Asia, Australia, British Islands & Mediterranean, Canada, The Caribbean, Americas & The Atlantic, India and Pacific regions), Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Maldives, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Syria, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Turkiye, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

Eligibility :

Applicants must fulfill the following criteria for their applications to be considered further: 

1. Is not more than 40 and 45 years old at the time of application for master’s and PhD levels respectively. 

2. Possessing good academic qualifications:

     i. Master’s applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / 2nd Class Upper (Honours) or higher at Bachelor’s Degree level; 

    ii. PhD applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / excellent results at Master’s level in course related to the intended study program 

3. Mastering good proficiency of English Language:

 i. Obtaining band 6.0 or higher in IELTS; 

ii. Obtaining a total score of 550 or higher in TOEFL paper-based test (PBT); 

iii. Has obtained previous degree(s) with English used as the medium of instructions. 

4. Submitting a written research proposal* with minimum of 1,000 words that is relevant to the intended field of studies.

 *for Master’s by Research and PhD applicants only

Required documents :
  • Passport: Certified copy with at least 6 months validity.

  • Academic Transcripts

  • Certified copies including:Undergraduate transcripts (Master's transcript for PhD applicants).

  • Record of all courses taken.

  • Official document describing the grading system if transcripts lack CGPA or score details.

  • English Proficiency: Certified IELTS/TOEFL results or official letter stating English as the medium of instruction.

  • Recommendations: Letters from two referees.

  • Admission Letter: From a Malaysian university (if applicable).

  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Research Proposal: For Master's by Research and PhD applicants only.

How to apply :
  • Application for MIS can be accessed on our online application system via the link 

  • Applicants will have to fill out and provide all the necessary information in the Application Form and have the compulsory documents.

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • Tuition Fees: Paid directly to the university for the entire sponsorship period.

  • Monthly Living Allowance: RM 1,500.00 per month.

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