ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The Malaysian government is offering international scholarships to interested students from anywhere in the world to enroll for Masters and PhD programs in public and private universities in Malaysia for the 2015/2016 academic session.
The scholarship was set up by the Malaysian government to bring in the best students from around the world to enroll for post graduate programs in Malaysia.
Students who have shown outstanding academic brilliance and achievements are encouraged to apply for the scholarship and enroll for programs in Universities that have been chosen in Malaysia.
A lot of scholarships are available and are offered every year and the duration of the scholarship will last for the period the programs will last.
The benefit of the scholarship consists and includes the following:
Payment of tuition fees
Air tickets will be given to successful applicants to fly from their countries to Malaysia.
An allowance will be given every month for maintenance cost
A grant will be given every year for books
Applicants will be provided health/medical insurance
Installation and termination grant
Allowance for thesis
FIELD OF STUDY
Scholarships are offered for the following courses:
Agriculture and fisheries
Information and communication technology
Biosecurity and food safety
Science and engineering
Health which does not include medicine, nursing and clinical pharmacy
Economics and Islamic finance
Infrastructure and utility
Applicants may decide to choose similar fields within the areas listed above.
At the time of applying, should not be more than 40 years old for master programs and 45 years for PhD programs
Should have obtained a second class upper degree or a CGPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
for master programs and a very good result or CGPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for PhD students.
PhD applicants will be evaluated on research studies done
Fluency in English and would have taken TOEFL and IELTS test and pass
Should be in sound health certified by a doctor
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are done online. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply
Application deadline is March 31st 2015