2013 Commonwealth Scholarship
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan are awarded by the Malaysian Government Malaysian students designated Commonwealth countries to study at post-graduate level in Malaysia. This is a government system of government without any bond imposed by Malaysia. Prices for Mastersdegree are between 12 and 24 months depending on the course. Rewards for pursuing PhD is 3 years. Prices are only applicable for the candidates who are pursuing programs of study full-time in Malaysia.
2013 Commonwealth Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for Commonwealth Scholarship and Development (CSFP), applicants must meet the following criteria: –
Not more than 45 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 candidates
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).
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Each scholarship includes: –
Airline tickets from recipient’s capital of Malaysia
An approved tuition
Annual grant for books and internal travel
Medical / Health Insurance
Installation and termination indemnity
TO apply for the 2013 Commonwealth Scholarship :