How to Apply for Malaysian International Scholarship - 2016

Here’s how to apply for the Malaysian International Scholarship – 2016 edition. 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.

Malaysian Government Scholarship

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.

This scholarship is divided into two (2) categories of study: Postgraduate and Post-doctoral Studies.

Universities involved in this program include all Malaysian public Universities and semi-private and private Univarsities such as Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Multimedia University (MMU), International Centre For Education In Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Heriot- Watt University(HWU)Malaysia, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)Malaysia, Monash University Malaysia, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

Applicants may choose either the below priority fields or any related course of study:

(a) Science and Engineering (b) Agriculture and Fisheries (c) Economics and Islamic Finance

(d) Information and Communication Technology (e) Biotechnology (f) Biosecurity and Food Safety

(g) Infrastructure and Utility (h) Environmental Studies (i) Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical


Each scholarship consists of air tickets from recipient’s 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 and visa.

The deadline for scholarship application is 31st July 2016. All criteria for eligibility and method application for the MIS are listed at

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