• Master, Phd
  • Fully Funded
  • 30 April 2017

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. 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.


路 To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria:
  1. Not be more than聽40 years (Postgraduate)聽and聽45 years (Post-doctoral)聽of age during application.
  2. Obtained a minimum of聽Second Class Upper (Honours)聽or a聽CGPA of 3.5/4.0at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess聽CGPA 3.5/4.0聽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.
  3. Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test聽not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:
1.  IELTS聽Academic Test with a score of at least聽6.5; or
2.  TOEFL聽paper-based test with a score of at least聽580聽or computer-based test with a score of at least聽230聽or internet-based test with a score at least聽92.
  1. In聽excellent health condition聽and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants.
  2. Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the field of studies.
  3. 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).


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路 Each scholarship consists of:- Air tickets from recipient鈥檚 capital city to Malaysia An approved tuition fees Monthly maintenance allowance Annual grant for books and internal travel Medical / Health Insurance Installation and Termination grant Thesis allowance Visa

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