The application for Malaysian Government Scholarship for International Students is now open for those who want to study Master or PHD in Malaysia. Malaysian Government Scholarship for International Students is a golden opportunity for all eligible and interested students. So, do not miss this precious chance and grab it with your both hands. In this blog, we will clearly explain application process, deadline, coverages and eligibility criteria of Malaysian Government Scholarship for International Students.
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Master & phd
The Malaysian Government introduced the Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) programme to entice great minds from across the globe to continue their postgraduate and PHD studies in Malaysia. Through the attraction, inspiration, and retention of brilliant foreign human capital, Malaysia hopes to become one of the world’s centres of intellectual achievement.
Students from abroad who are intrigued in furthering their studies in prestigious universities and higher education institutions in Malaysia with the chance to experience Malaysian hospitality and a top-notch higher education experience are welcomed to apply for this scholarship.
2. Arts and Humanities
3. Social Sciences, Journalism and Media
4. Business, Management and Law
5. Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics
6. Information and communication
7. Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction
8. Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Veterinary
9. Health and Care* Does not include medicine and nursing.
Selected Candidates will get the following;
1. Tuition fees for the whole sponsorship period will be paid directly to the university
2. Monthly Allowance of RM 1500.
Applicants will have to fill out and provide all the necessary information in the Application Form and have the compulsory documents listed below scanned and saved in PDF format and uploaded to the online application system:
i. A certified copy of the passport as evidence of nationality (with minimum validity of 6 months);
ii. A certified copy of the academic transcript(s):
a. Transcripts of undergraduate studies (together with the master’s degree transcript for PhD
b. Reflect the record of all the courses taken throughout the previous study programme(s)
c. Must be submitted together with a certified official document issued by the applicant’s alma mater describing the institution’s grade system if the applicant’s transcript does not include information on CGPA, marks or score percentile.
iii. A certified copy of English Proficiency test result (IELTS / TOEFL) or an official letter from the previous institution declaring English as the medium of instruction used for the obtained degree(s).
iv. Letter of Recommendation from two (2) referees;
v. Admission letter to Malaysian university (if applicants are currently undertaking postgraduate studies or if applicants have secures admission to the university);
vi. Curriculum Vitae; and
vii. Research Proposal *for Masters by Research and PhD applicants only
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
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; or
ii. Obtaining a total score of 550 or higher in TOEFL paper-based test (PBT); or
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