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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Scholarships

There is 1 scholarship available at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Malaysia 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.

To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria: Not be more than 45 years of age during application. Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Master’s Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Master’s degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study. Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required: IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or TOEFL paper-based 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 at least 92. In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants.

Application details

All applications should be made ONLINE through Ministry of Higher Education’s portal.

For further details, please refer the 'Institute of Postgraduate Studies' website of USM.

Value details

The Government of Malaysia reserves the rights to review the value of awards at any time (and if such changes are made, the value of scholarship will be changed and the effective date will be informed to the successful candidates)

Application deadline

Expected July 2017

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