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Government of Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) | Fully Funded

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The call for applications is currently open for the fully funded Government of Malaysia Scholarship for International Students to study in Malaysia.

Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract brilliant minds from around the world to pursue postgraduate studies in Malaysia. This scholarship is parallel with Malaysia’s aspiration to emerge as one of the global centers of academic excellence by attracting, motivating and retaining talented human capital from abroad.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Malaysian Government

Host Institution(s): Higher Institutions in Malaysia

Scholarship WorthFull Funding (Amount Stated)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students

Scholarships Eligibility Criteria 

Applicants for the 2022/2023 Government of Malaysia International Scholarship should be graduates from the recipient countries (see guidelines) of MIS 2022 who:

  • intend to pursue full-time postgraduate studies (Masters/Ph.D.D.D.D.D.) in Malaysia; or
  • are currently pursuing full-time postgraduate studies in Malaysian public universities and selected private higher educational institutions.

Additionally; the applicant must meet the following conditions

  • Is not more than 40 and 45 years old at the time of application for Master’s and Ph.D. levels respectively
  • Possessing good academic qualifications:
    • Masters applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / 2nd Class Upper (Honours) or higher at Bachelor’s Degree level;
    • Ph.D. applicants: obtaining CGPA 3.0 / excellent results at Masters level in course related to the intended study program
  • Mastering good proficiency in the English Language:
    • Obtaining band 6.0 or higher in IELTS; or
    • Obtaining a total score of 550 or higher in the TOEFL paper-based test (PBT); or
    • Has obtained a previous degree(s) with English used as the medium of instructions (evidence is a prerequisite).
  • Submitting a written research proposal with a minimum of 1,000 words that is relevant to the intended field of

Scholarship Benefits

  • This scholarship is limited to tuition fees and a monthly living allowance of RM 1,500.00 per month.
  • Successful applicants are expected to independently arrange their travel to Malaysia (non-financial provisions). Travel expenses will not be provided by the Government of Malaysia.
  • All applicants are highly advised to check the expected living expenses in Malaysia.

Application Processing 

Application for MIS can be accessed on the program’s online application system. Applicants will have to provide all the necessary information

and have the compulsory documents listed below scanned and saved in PDF format and later uploaded to the online application system.

Application Documents:

  • Application Form;
  • A certified copy of the Passport as evidence of nationality;
  • A certified copy of Academic Transcript(s) of previous degrees;
  • A certified copy of the English Proficiency test result (IELTS / TOEFL);
  • Letter of Recommendation from two (2) referees;
  • Endorsement Form;
  • Admission letter from Malaysian university/higher education institute (if applicable);
  • Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Research Proposal

Application Deadline: 15 June 2022

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