Malaysia International Fully Funded Scholarship Scholarship

Ministry of Higher Education
  • Accepting applications 2024-06-30
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Opportunity Detail

  • Languages Requirement TOFEL
  • Funding Type Full Funded
  • Eligible Region/Countries all countries include Afghanistan
  • Duration different
  • Opportunity ID 111
  • Level Master
  • Gender Male Female
  • Published Date 2024-Jun-05
  • Medium of Instruction English
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Opportunity Description

The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian government to attract elite’s students from around the world to pursue postgraduate and PhD studies in Malaysia. This scholarship is in line with Malaysia's goal to become one of the world's top science centers, which is achieved through attracting, motivating and retaining talented human capital from outside Malaysia.
International students with outstanding academic records can apply for this scholarship to pursue their studies at top universities and institutions of higher learning in Malaysia and benefit from Malaysia's hospitality and world-class higher education experience.

Scholarship Details
Host Country: Malaysia
Field of Study: Different fields
Application deadline: 30 June, 2024
Study level: Master and PhD
Sponsored by: Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia
University List
·         Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
·         Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
·         Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
·         Universiti Malaya (UM)
·         Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
·         Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM)
·         Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
·         Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
·         Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
·         Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM)
·         Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
·         Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
·         Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
·         Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
·         Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA)
·         Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
·         Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
·         Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA)
·         Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)
·         Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
·         Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
·         Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
·         Multimedia University (MMU)  
·         INCEIF University (INCEIF)
Selection criteria:
Students' applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria
·         Outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements.
·         The quality of the research proposal and its potential to advance technology and improve human well-being, with priority for research topics relevant to Malaysia.
·         Excellent communication, writing and reading skills in English.
Benefit of the Scholarship
·         Full coverage of university tuition for the entire course (will be paid directly to the university)
·         A monthly living allowance of 1,500 Malaysian Ringgit (RM) (about US$320) will be paid to researchers every month, provided that researchers' progress reports are submitted to the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) each semester.
Documents required for registration:
Ø  Passport with at least 6 months validity
Ø  Bachelor's degree with transcripts for master's degree applicants
Ø  Bachelor's degree with transcripts and Master's degree with transcripts for PhD applicants
Ø  IITLES English language certificate with a score of at least 6 or TOEFL paper with a score of at least 550
Ø  Two letters of recommendation
Ø  Resume or CV
Ø  Submission of an acceptance letter from a Malaysian university (if applicable)
Ø  Presenting a 1000-word research proposal for PhD applicants or senior research-oriented applicants
Ø  The age requirement for postgraduate applicants is up to 40 years and for PhD applicants up to 45 years.
Ø  Applicant's minimum CGPA must be 3 out of 4
How to register for MIS scholarship:
You can register for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) online through its official website.


Ministry of Higher Education

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