Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

    The Malaysian Government is offering the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP)  for students from any part of the world to study for Masters and PhD degree in Malaysian public and private Universities 2021/2022.

    Application Deadline: 16th August 2021.

    Eligible Countries: (List of MTCP Recipient Countries)

    To be taken at: Public and Private Universities in Malaysia

    Accepted Subject Areas? Field of studies is in the following priority areas:

    • Science and Engineering
    • Agriculture and Fisheries
    • Economics and Islamic Finance
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Biotechnology
    • Biosecurity and Food Safety
    • Infrastructure and Utility
    • Environmental Studies
    • Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.

    Candidates may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above

    About Scholarship: The Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) was established in 1980 as Malaysia’s commitment to South-South Cooperation through the sharing of Malaysia’s development experiences and expertise with other developing countries.

    Type: Masters degree

    Selection Criteria: Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:-

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    • High-level academic achievement
    • The quality of the research proposal and its potential contribution towards advancement of technology and human well-being.
    • Excellent communication, writing and reading skills in English Language

    Eligibility: Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Scholarship applicants must COMPLY to the following criteria:

    • Not more than 45 years old at the time of application.
    • For Master’s Degree Program, applicants should obtain a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a minimum CGPA of 3.0 at Undergraduate Degree level.
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency:
      • Scannedcopy of the original proof of English Language Proficiency such as IELTS (minimum total score 6.0); or TOEFL paper-based test with a score of 500 or an internet-based test with a score of 60; or
      • Applicants obtaining Degrees with English as medium of instructions may also be accepted (evidence is a prerequisite).
    • Has an excellent level of health certified by a doctor/physician. The cost of the medical check-up shall be fully borne by the applicant.
    • Scholars must undertake full-time study for postgraduate programs at the selected Higher Learning Institutions (Please refer List of Universities).
    • Applications are only open to candidates who have received offer letters from universities in Malaysia but have not yet started their studies or those who have registered for no more than one semester for a Master’s Degree.

    How Many Scholarships are available? Several

    What are the benefits?

    1. This scholarship covers:
      1. Cost of Living Allowance
      2. Book Allowance
      3. Tools Allowance
      4. House Rental Allowance
      5. Family Assistance Allowance
      6. Placement Allowance
      7. Thesis Allowance
      8. Travel Allowance
      9. Practical Training Allowance
      10. End of Study Allowance
      11. Tuition Fees
      12. Medical Claims
      13. Visa Fee
    • Method of Payment: Participants will receive allowances and other benefits as mentioned above from the Scholarship Division, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia through their individual savings accounts. Students are advised to open a Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad account.

    How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the programme of study

    Visit Scholarship webpage for details. 

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