2012-2013 MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) or 2012-2013 Malaysian Government Scholarships (for international students) 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 retain talented human capital from abroad.

Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds 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 (2) categories of study: Postgraduate and Post-doctoral Studies.

ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA for Malaysian Government Scholarships ( 2012-2013/2013-2014)
To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria:-
i. Not be more than 45 years of age during application.
ii. 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. In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, refereed/non refereed journals, portfolio and patent copyright. The Post-Doctoral candidate must have excellent reputation in research and possesses knowledge related to the research to be carried out.
iii. Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:
IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or
TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least230 or internet-based test with a score at least 92.
iv. In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants
v. Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Malaysia (research-based programme only)
vi. Has 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 the universities in Malaysia).
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Each scholarship consists of:-
i. Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
ii. An approved tuition fees
iii. Monthly maintenance allowance
iv. Annual grant for books and internal travel
v. Medical / Health Insurance
vi. Installation and Termination grant
PRIORITY STUDY AREAS
Field of studies are in the following priority areas:
i. Science and Engineering
ii. Agriculture and Fisheries
iii. Economics and Islamic Finance
iv. Information and Communication Technology
v. Biotechnology
vi. Biosecurity and Food Safety
vii. Infrastructure and Utility
viii. Environmental Studies
ix. Health excluding nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy
* Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above
SELECTION CRITERIA
Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:-
i. High-level academic achievement.
ii. The quality of the research proposal and it’s potential contribution towards advancement of technology and human well being.
iii. Excellent communication, writing and reading skills in English Language.

How to apply ?

To apply, please click HERE for scholarship application

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2 Responses

  1. Please where can i secure full free undergraduate scholarship to study medicine abroad, i am in Ghana

  2. Wat chances of getting accepted do i have? drop your email address and i can give you my results.

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