GRA (Graduate Research Assistantship)

By | March 1, 2018


SEKOLAH PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH (SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES)UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA

APPLICATION FOR GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT SCHOLARSHIP (GRA)
SECOND SEMESTER 2017/2018

NEW APPLICATION / EXTENSION:

Application Eligibility:

  1. Application is open to all Malaysian and International citizens who are already offered to study ina Masters (by research) or PhD programme at UPM for Second Semester 2017/2018.
  2. Application is also open to UPM students who are currently enrolled in a Masters (by research) or PhD programme. However, they need to fulfil the following condition:

  1. i)Registered as a UPM student and the current status of study must be in “Good Standing”.
  2. ii)A student with “Probation” status or defers his/her study is not eligible to apply.

  1. Each application must obtain an approval from the Advisor/Chairman of the Supervisory Committee and/or Head of Research Project and Dean of Faculty/Director of Institute.
  2. This scholarship is funded by the Supervisor/Chairman/Member of the Supervisory Committe’s research grant. The research grant must have a balance of at least RM10, 000.00 at the time of appointment of GRA. For newly approved research grant or where the money has yet to be transferred to the research grant account, applicant must also attach the following documents with his/her application:

  1. i)Copy of Research Grant Approval Letter;
  2. ii)Validation letter from the Head of Research Project stating when the research money is estimated to be received.

  1. A successful applicant is not allowed to receive any other financial support or scholarship/fellowship, and should not be engaged in any type of employment.
  2. Applicant’s number of semesters must not exceed:

  1. i)Masters        : 4 semesters.
  2. ii)PhD             : 6 semesters.

Incentives for Successful Applicants:

  1. a)Monthly allowance (depending on total no. of hours allocated for assisting in teaching).
  2. RM1,125.00 – 3 teaching hours per week.
  3. RM1,300.00 – 4 teaching hours per week.

iii.           RM1,500.00 – 6 teaching hours per week.

  1. b)Tuition Fee exemption.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING:

  1. Complete on-line application form via student portalhereand print out the form.
  2. Obtain signature fromAdvisor/Chairman of the Supervisory Committee and/or Head of Research Project and Dean of Faculty/Director of Institute.
  3. Submit completed application form to the following address before 12 January 2018Late application will not be processed.
    For new UPM postgraduate students of second semester 2017/2018, the due date of application has been extended until 25 January 2018.
    Dean
    School of Graduate Studies
    Zone 4 Off Jalan Stadium
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor

Note: Grants are not allowed to finance GRA under “RUGS” for students. If any information given is found to be incorrect, the scholarship will be terminated and the student is required to refund the full amount of fee and allowance given.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Azowa 
Ibrahim
Deputy Dean
Academic Unit
School of Graduate Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
3400 Serdang, Selangor
Malaysia
        Tel: +03-8946 4205/4206
        Email: norazowa@upm.edu.my

Mr. Amiruddin bin Abd. Aziz     

Deputy Registrar
Dean’s Office
School of Graduate Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 Serdang, Selangor
Malaysia
          Tel: +603-8946 4105
          Email: amir@upm.edu.my