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Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme

Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme







Fully Funded



Jul 14, 2024

More details :

The MTCP (Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme) Scholarship is a prestigious program sponsored by the Malaysian government. It is dedicated to international students from developing countries, aiming to provide them with the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies in Malaysia. The primary goal is to enable these students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that can contribute to the development of their home countries.

Key Points:

- Sponsorship: Malaysian government.

- Target Group: International students from developing countries.

- Purpose: 

  - Facilitate the acquisition of advanced knowledge and skills.

  - Support the development of the students' home countries upon their return.

- Duration:  the award is for a period of 24 to 36 months, specifically for a Master’s Degree Programme.

This scholarship not only fosters educational and cultural exchange but also strengthens international relations by building a network of global professionals who have studied and trained in Malaysia.

Eligibility :
  • Age: Not more than 45 years old.

  • Academic: Minimum Second Class Upper (Honours) or CGPA of 3.5 or equivalent.

  • English Proficiency:IELTS (minimum score 6) or TOEFL (minimum score 60).
    Previous degree in English medium.

  • Health: Excellent health certified by a doctor. Medical check-up costs borne by the applicant.

  • List of Supported Universities 

Public Universities:

  1. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM)

  2. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

  3. Universiti Malaya (UM)

  4. Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)

  5. Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA)

  6. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)

  7. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

  8. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

  9. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)

  10. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)

  11. Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)

  12. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

  13. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

  14. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

  15. Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA)

  16. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM)

  17. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

  18. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

  19. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)

  20. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Private Universities:

  1. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

  2. Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

  3. Multimedia University (MMU)

  4. Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

Required documents :
  • Certified Copy of Passport: Valid for a minimum of 12 months.

  • Certified Copy of Academic Transcript:Record of all courses taken must be reflected.
    Submit transcripts of undergraduate studies.
    Include an official document describing the university’s grading system if CGPA is not mentioned.

  • Certified Copy of English Language Proficiency:TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/CAE/CPE/MUET or equivalent qualification.
    Alternatively, an official letter declaring English as the medium of instruction.

  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Medical Examination Report: Download from the MTCP scholarship website.

  • Letters of Recommendation: From two referees, downloadable from the MTCP scholarship website.

  • Latest Admission Offer Letter: From Malaysian universities for the 2024 academic intake, if applicable.

How to apply :
  • Register and apply at MTCP Registration.

  • Use the online system for the entire application and selection procedure.

  • Log in at different stages to check status or provide supplementary documents.

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • Tuition Fees: Paid directly to the university.

  • Monthly Allowance: RM3,500.00.

  • Air Ticket: One-off return economy class ticket from the student's closest international airport to Malaysia and back.

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