Graduate Research Merit Scholarships

Availability

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

Eligibility

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 or First Class Honours) from a recognised university. Selection for a scholarship will be based on academic achievement for each discipline as determined by Monash University Malaysia.

Benefits

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

  • Masters by Research - RM2,200/month (up to 24 months of candidature).
  • Doctor of Philosophy - RM2,200/month (up to 42 months of candidature).


Application Process

Applicants must initiate course application process through the respective School. All applications consistent with the eligibility and selection criteria will be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on competitive basis.

For specific contacts, areas of study, application guide within each School, please refer to the table below:

School Contact Person School’s Research-Based Course Offerings, Areas of Study, and Application Guide
School of Arts and Social Sciences Ms Eswary Sivalingam
(Research & Development Manager)
E: eswary@monash.edu
T: +603 5515 9632 (Direct Line)
For information relating to graduate research courses, please visit http://www.sass.monash.edu.my/future/postgraduate/postgraduate-research
School of Business

Ms Stephanie Pang
(Manager, Research)
E: steph.pang@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 6274 (Direct Line)

Ms Loke Bee Khum
(Senior Research Administrative Executive)
E: loke.bee.khum@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 6062 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Master of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/business/master-philosophy

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/business/phd

School of Engineering

Ms Wan Nurul Rukiah bt Wan Rasdi
(Research & Development Manager)
E: wan.nurul@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 6224 (Direct Line)

Ms Krisnakumari Perumal
(Administrative Executive – Research & Development)
E: krisnakumari.perumal@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 4938 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Master of Science (Research), please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/engineering/master-engineering-science-research

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/engineering/phd

School of Information Technology

Ms Wan Nurul Rukiah bt Wan Rasdi
(Research & Development Manager)
E: wan.nurul@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 6224 (Direct Line)

Ms Misha Supremaniam
(Senior Administrative Executive, Operations and Research)
E: misha.supremaniam@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 4939 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Master of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/information-technology/master-philosophy

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/information-technology/phd

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Ms Kong Li San
(Research & Development Manager)
E: kong.li.san@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 4903 (Direct Line)

Ms Lee Ching Teng
(Administrative Executive, Research)
E: lee.ching.teng@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 5697 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Master of Biomedical Science, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/medicine-health-sciences/master-biomedical-science

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/medicine-health-sciences/phd

School of PharmacyMs Norhayati Binti Abdul Malek
(Senior Administrative Executive, Research)
E: norhayati@monash.edu
T: +603 5515 9629 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/medicine-health-sciences/phd

For areas of research supported under the School of Pharmacy, please visit http://www.pharm.monash.edu.my/research/our-research

School of Science

Dr Tan Wooi Boon
(Research Manager)
E: Tan.WooiBoon@monash.edu
T: +603 5514 6121 (Direct Line)

Ms Nurulnadia Zolkipli
(Administrative Executive)
E: NurulNadia.Zolkipli@monash.edu
T: +603 5515 9637 (Direct Line)

For information relating to Master of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/science/master-science

For information relating to Doctor of Philosophy, please visit http://www.monash.edu.my/study/postgraduate-and-research/science/phd

Application Deadline

Round 1 - 13 December 2017
Round 2 - 04 April 2018
Round 3 - 01 August 2018

Conditions

The Monash University Malaysia Graduate Research Scholarships are tenable at Monash University Malaysia only, and are not transferable to Monash University Australia. Scholarship recipients will need to maintain satisfactory academic progress. Failure to do so may result in the Scholarship being terminated.

Successful candidates must not be in receipt of any form of sponsorship from other sources. Malaysian citizens or permanent residents must contribute 10 hours/week in academic teaching and/or research training. International students must participate in Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS).

Disclaimer

The decision to grant a scholarship is at the sole discretion of Monash University Malaysia. The University reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the scholarships as and when required without prior notice.

Selection of scholarship recipients will be made by Monash University Malaysia, whose decision is final. No appeals will be entertained.


Other Funding Opportunities

Other funding opportunities are available from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). For more information, please visit www.mohe.gov.my/en/.