SIT Monash Graduate Research Merit Scholarships

Monash Graduate Research Scholarships - School of Information Technology -

Special Round 1/2021 applications are now open

Scholarship Round


Round 1/2021

To be announced

* Your application for PhD/MPhil must reach Step 80 in order to be eligible.


For all research degrees in priority areas of research at Monash University Malaysia.


Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements (academic and English language proficiency) for the relevant research degree. In general, this is equivalent to a high distinction average (H1/H1E or First Class Honours as per MGRO's assessment at admission) from a recognised university. Selection for a scholarship will be based on academic achievement, research publications and research experience or research related awards.

Applicant is also responsible to make contact with potential supervisors to express an interest in one of their projects, or to discuss potential projects. You can find the profiles of the lecturers in our Research Profile and potential projects in Postgraduate Opportunities.

Scheme Availability and Benefits

Each scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fees, plus a living allowance as follows:

Master of Philosophy - RM2,600/month (up to 24 months of candidature).

Doctor of Philosophy - RM2,600/month (up to 42 months of candidature).

Important Notes

Prospective scholarship applicants fulfilling the scholarship criteria/eligibility should indicate the application when filling in Expression of Interest (EOI) form. Together with the completed EOI form, all supporting documents must be submitted to the engaged Supervisor.

Please note that the application for this scholarship will be processed after an offer letter for admission to Monash University Malaysia has been received. Applications will be made using Higher Degree by Research Enquiry and Admissions Management System (HigherDREAMS). Invitation letter to lodge the application on HigherDREAMS will be issued by School Research Office once your EOI form and complete documents are received.

Documentations required to evaluate scholarship applicants (CV, referee reports, academic transcripts, and qualification) will be extracted directly from HigherDREAMS. Any additional documents required from the candidate will be requested directly by School Research Office.

For information on the fees, click here.

For any further inquiries, you may contact:

Research Office, School of Information Technology, Monash Malaysia (Sunway)


Last update: 19 November 2020