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IGSS (International Graduate Student Scholarship)


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International Graduate Student Scholarship (iGSS)

Universiti Putra Malaysia is pleased to announce that a new scholarship, the International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS), is now open for application for the academic year of 2015/2016. This scholarship was created to provide financial incentive for students with excellent academic record from countries within Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Priority is given to applicants from academic staff members of institutions which have MOUs with UPM and intending to conduct research in priority areas relevant to UPM/Malaysia. 

Terms and Conditions

1. Number of scholarships awarded

  • Depending on application quality and funding availability

2. Duration and commencement of Scholarship

  • The scholarship will cover up to 6 semesters of study subject to annual review of student’s academic progress.
  • The offer commences in the First Semester 2017/2018. 

3. Financial terms of the scholarship

  • The scholarship covers up to 50 percent (amounting up to RM 20,000.00) of the tuition fees for the duration of 6 semesters.

4. Eligibility

  • The applicant must have fulfilled the general application requirements for international students;
  • The applicant must be a holder of a Master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50;
  • The applicant is intending to conduct research in priority areas relevant to UPM/Malaysia;
  • The applicant is not a recipient of any other forms of financial support;
  • The applicant has published at least one article in an academic journal and/or has received strong recommendation from academic institutions (e.g. Vice Chancellor, Dean, Director);
  • Priority is given to applicants from academic institutions which have MoUs with UPM
  • Recipients must graduate on time (GOT) - For UPM Alumni only.
  • This scholarship is only open to new students starting from First Semester 2017/2018.

5. How to apply

  • The application form can be downloaded here;
  • The applicant must identify and communicate with their potential advisor, and submit the application through the advisor;
  • The scholarship application must be submitted together with the admission application before 4 August 2017.
  • The completed application form must be sent to the following address.



   Mr. Nasrul Amri Selamat
   Senior Assistant Registrar
   Academic & Financial Assistance Unit
   School of Graduate Studies 
   Universiti Putra Malaysia
   43400 Serdang, Selangor 

   Tel: +603-8946 4211
   Email: nasrulamri@upm.edu.my

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Azowa Ibrahim 
Deputy Dean
Academic & Financial Assistance
School of Graduate Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 Serdang, Selangor

Tel: +603-8946 4205/4206
Email: norazowa@upm.edu.my














Updated:: 12/10/2017 [azimin]


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan