Government of Malaysia International Scholarship 2022

Government of Malaysia International Scholarship 2022 | Fully Funded: It is good news for international graduate students wishing to study in Malaysia. Call for applications is currently open for the fully funded Government of Malaysia Scholarship for International Students to study in Malaysia.

Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract brilliant minds from around the world to pursue postgraduate studies in Malaysia. This scholarship is parallel with Malaysia’s aspiration to emerge as one of the global centres of academic excellence by attracting, motivating and retaining talented human capital from abroad.

Eligibility Criteria | Government of Malaysia Scholarship 2022/2023

Applicants for the 2022/2023 Government of Malaysia International Scholarship should be graduates from the recipient countries (see guidelines) of MIS 2022 who:

  • intend to pursue full-time postgraduate studies (Masters/PhD) in Malaysia; or
  • are currently pursuing full-time postgraduate studies in Malaysian public universities and selected private higher educational institutions.

Additionally; the applicant must meet the following conditions

  • Is not more than 40 and 45 years old at the time of application for Master and PhD levels respectively
  • Possessing good academic qualifications:
    • Masters applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / 2nd Class Upper (Honours) or higher at Bachelor’s Degree level;
    • PhD applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / excellent results at Masters level in course related to the intended study program
  • Mastering good proficiency of English Language:
    • Obtaining band 6.0 or higher in IELTS; or
    • Obtaining a total score of 550 or higher in TOEFL paper-based test (PBT); or
    • Has obtained previous degree(s) with English used as the medium of instructions (evidence is a prerequisite).
  • Submitting a written research proposal with minimum of 1,000 words that is relevant to the intended field of

Scholarship Benefits

  • This scholarship is limited to tuition fees and monthly living allowance of RM 1,500.00 per month.
  • Successful applicants are expected to independently arrange their travel to Malaysia (non-financial provisions). Travel expenses will not be provided by the Government of Malaysia.
  • All applicants are highly advised to check the expected living expenses in Malaysia.

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How to apply Malaysia International Scholarship 2022

Application for MIS can be accessed on program’s online application system. Applicants will have to provide all the necessary information

and have the compulsory documents listed below scanned and saved in PDF format and later uploaded to the online application system

Application Documents:

  • Application Form;
  • A certified copy of Passport as evidence of nationality;
  • A certified copy of Academic Transcript(s) of previous degrees;
  • A certified copy of English Proficiency test result (IELTS / TOEFL);
  • Letter of Recommendation from two (2) referees;
  • Endorsement Form;
  • Admission letter from Malaysian university/higher education institute (if applicable);
  • Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Research Proposal

Application Deadline: 15 June, 2022

The call for application for the academic year 2022/2023 will be opened from 15th May 2022 until 15th June 2022.

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