Doctoral Scholarships for international students 2013
The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brains in 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 students with excellent academic records and outstanding extracurricular backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this scholarship and others of their studies in selected and well established Malaysian public and private universities. This scholarship is divided into two (2) categories of study: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Eligibility Criteria for the Doctoral Scholarships for international students 2013
To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must meet the following criteria: –
Not have more than 40 years in the application.
Obtained a minimum of upper second class (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor to Master’s and doctoral candidates to candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters level in a similar field expected doctoral study. In addition, post-doctoral program, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, read / non refereed journals read, and author of the patent portfolios. Post-doctoral candidate must have an excellent reputation in research and possesses knowledge related to the research to be performed.
Took one of the following test English language skills more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:
Academic IELTS test with a score of at least 6.5, or
Print TOEFL test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or Internet-based test with a score of at least 92.
In great condition and certified by a licensed physician / medical professional. The cost of the medical examination shall be borne by the applicants.
Drafted a proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Malaysia (research-based program only).
A sought and obtained admission to graduate 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 of Malaysia).