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International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS)

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (IGSS)
SECOND SEMESTER 2023/2024

 

School of Graduate Studies (SGS), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is pleased to announce that the International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS) is now open for application for the Second Semester 2023/2024 starting from 02 - 22 January 2024.

This scholarship provides a financial incentive for PhD students with excellent academic records 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 that have MoUs with UPM and intend 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. Category of Applicants
    This scholarship is open to new students and up to second semester students with “Continue” status starting from Second Semester 2023/2024.

  3. Duration of the Scholarship
    The scholarship will cover up to 3 years (6th semester of study) and subject to an annual review of student’s academic progress.

  4. Amount of the Scholarship
    Recipients will be granted a 30-50% tuition fee waiver.

Application Eligibility

  1. The applicant must have fulfilled the general application requirements for international students;

  2. The applicant must be a holder of a Master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.500;

  3. The applicant is intending to conduct research in priority areas relevant to UPM/Malaysia;

  4. The applicant is not a recipient of any other types of scholarship or financial assistance and should not be engaged in any type of employment at the time of application;

  5. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries in which UPM holds strategic importance and from academic institutions that have MoU/MoAs with UPM;

  6. The applicant has published at least one article in an academic journal and/or has received strong recommendations from academic institutions (e.g. Vice Chancellor, Dean, Director);

  7. The applicant must have a copy of the research proposal approved by the advisor/supervisor;

  8. The applicant must have a support letter from an advisor/supervisor;

  9. The applicant must have a letter from the student’s embassy verifying that the applicant is not a recipient of any financial assistance/scholarship/income from any agencies or government;

 

Application Method

  1. Complete on-line application form via student portal at http://sgsportal.upm.edu.my:8080/sgsportal/.

  2. Please ensure your Advisor/Supervisor and Dean/Director of Faculty/School/Institute support your application online before or latest by 22nd January 2024. 

  3. Incomplete or late applications will not be processed and any appeals will not be entertained.

 

*Applicants who do not receive a response within three months from the closing date of the ad are considered unsuccessful.

If you have any enquiry, please email sgs_financialaid@upm.edu.my

Updated:: 03/01/2024 [aslamiah]

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