Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Scholarship 2018

By | March 1, 2018


Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Scholarship 2018

The USM Fellowship Scheme is a prestigious postgraduate funding programme awarded by the University to outstanding postgraduates who have passions in research and demonstrate leadership qualities. This Fellowship is offered to full-time academically outstanding local and international research mode candidates on a yearly basis. Under the tutelage of their supervisors, USM Fellowship recipients are trained in academic writing and publishing to enable them to become effective researchers.

Financial Assistance
The USM Fellowship covers tuition and thesis examination fees. A monthly stipend is also provided.The amount varies from year to year as displayed in the following table.

 Year  Master  PhD
 1st  RM1,500.00  RM2,100.00
 2nd  RM1,800.00  RM2,300.00
 3rd  RM2,500.00

Master candidates may be funded for a maximum of two years while PhD candidates, up to three years.
The cost of other fees, and expenses like traveling, personal bond, health insurance, visa, are not included and are borne by the candidate themselves. Applicants are encouraged to obtain fundings from other sources to pay for these items.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
The USM Fellowship is open to current postgraduate students of Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Application Requirements
•           Applicants pursuing Masters degree:
1) Must be in their first 2 semesters of their candidature.
2) Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a CGPA>3.25 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government.
•           Applicants pursuing Doctoral degree:
1) Must be in their first 4 semesters of their candidature.
2) Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a CGPA>3.25 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government
AND
a Master’s Degree by coursework/mixed mode with CGPA>3.25 or a Master’s Degree by research mode with at least one (1) article published in a peer-reviewed journals or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government.
 
FURTHER ENQUIRIES
For further enquiries, please contact us:-
SCHOLARSHIP DIVISION
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA
LEVEL 2, NO 2, TOWER 2
JALAN P5/6, PRECINT 5
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE
62200 PUTRAJAYA

Email: international_scholar@mohe.gov.my
Phone : +603 8870 6000