Scholarships for International Students in Malaysia, 2016-2017

The Government of Malaysia is offering Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for pursuing masters and PhD degree programme in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

International students can apply for this Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS).

This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government’s effort to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad.
The Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia.

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Applicants must have obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study.

Study Subject(s): Field of studies is in the following priority areas:

  1. Science and Engineering
  2. Agriculture and Fisheries
  3. Economics and Islamic Finance
  4. Information and Communication Technology
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Bio security and Food Safety
  7. Infrastructure and Utility
  8. Environmental Studies
  9. Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.

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Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD and postdoctoral studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship consists of:-

  1. Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
  2. An approved tuition fees
  3. Monthly maintenance allowance
  4. Annual grant for books and internal travel
  5. Medical / Health Insurance
  6. Installation and Termination grant
  7. Thesis allowance
  8. Visa

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Application Deadline: Application deadline is September 15, 2016.

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