The University of Malaya (UM) invites all Malaysians and non-Malaysians interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in the University of Malaya to apply for the University of Malaya Fellowship Scheme.
Eligibility to apply:
1. Applicants who are registered candidates of the University of Malaya (research mode or mixed mode with research component not less than 70%) or PhD programmes; or
2. Applicants who have been offered admission to the postgraduate programme mentioned in paragraph 1. above; or
3. Applicants who have submitted an application for a postgraduate programme Masters (research mode or mixed mode with research component not less than 70%) or PhD in the University of Malaya or have already had discussions with the Director/Dean/Head of Department/Supervisor at the Academy/Faculty/Institute/Centre concerning the postgraduate programme to be applied for.
Applicants who are working (except as Research Assistants in the University of Malaya) or are receiving any type of financial assistance are not eligible to apply for the scheme.
Value of Award
Total value of the fellowship scheme is up to a maximum of RM100,000 inclusive of monthly stipends, registration fees, tuition fees, research fees, examination fees and service fees.
The monthly stipend to be given is as follows:
RM1,500 per month for Masters candidate
RM1,800 per month for PhD candidate
Application forms can be obtained from the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur or downloaded from the IPS website at http://www.ips.um.edu.my/
The completed application form must be submitted to the following address not later than 16 May 2008.
Student Affairs Section,
Institute of Postgraduate Studies,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Incomplete application form or application form received after the above date will not be considered.
Applicants who do not receive any reply after six months from the closing date should condider their applications unsuccessful.