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The National University of Malaysia Vice Chancellor Scholarship

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The National University of Malaysia Vice Chancellor Scholarship

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is pleased to announce that the UKM Vice Chancellor Gold and Silver Scholarships are now open for application. These scholarships are open to prospective local and international students who will register as fulltime Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (by research)  students*.

Completed form and supporting documents need to be submitted to the UKM Graduate Center at awardsandscholarship@ukm.edu.my  no later than 6 July 2020.

Should you have any further questions please contact the secretariat via email awardsandscholarship@ukm.edu.my

GENERAL TERMS
Application for this scholarship is open to all local and international candidates who wish to
pursue fulltime research OR mixed mode postgraduate program.
To be eligible to apply:

  • candidates must not receive any assistance/scholarships from any sponsor/ Federal/State or any other Statutory Bodies nor receive any salary or allowance or other payment from any
  • institution or company;
  • candidates must also be free from any debt or previous tuition fees with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM);
  • application forms can be downloaded from the UKM Graduate Centre/Pusat Siswazah website;
  • candidates must write an essay determining why UKM should select you as scholarship recipient;

candidates must complete the application form by submitting the supporting documents to awardsandscholarship@ukm.edu.my
Selected scholarship recipients must maintain high quality of performance throughout postgraduate studies.
Performance evaluation of Gold and Silver UKM Vice-Chancellor scholarship recipients will be held at the end of each academic session (annually) and if the recipient does not meet the prescribed Key Performance Index (KPI) then the granting of scholarship may be terminated or any other decision as determined by the Selection Committee.

Such prescribed KPIs are as follows:
The annual KPI of the Vice-Chancellor's Gold Scholarship

Master's KPI:
Published one (1) article in journal Q2 and above as first student author;
Doctor of Philosophy’s KPI

  • Published two (2) articles in journal Q2 and above as first student author.
  • The annual KPI of the Vice-Chancellor's Silver Scholarship

Master’s KPI:
Published one (1) article in journal Q3 and above as first student author;
Doctor of Philosophy’s KPI:

  • Published two (2) articles in journal Q3 and above as first student author.
  • Scholarship recipients are subject to University Rules and Regulations and other regulations in force at UKM from time to time.

UKM VICE-CHANCELLOR’S GOLD SCHOLARSHIP
For this category, selected scholarship recipients shall be eligible for:

  • Waived tuition (every semester), registration (one-time), service and activities (including thesis and convocation) fees;
  • Living allowance of RM3200.00 per month for PhD. and RM2200.00 for Masters candidates;
  • Accommodation allowance of RM300.00 per month;
  • One roundtrip flight ticket (economy class) to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) from home country and to home country from KLIA for International, Sabahan and Sarawakian
  • candidates;v. Cost of visa throughout postgraduate studies (International students only).

SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR MASTER’S CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

  • Candidates must have obtained Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction CGPA of at least of 3.67 or a First Class Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable university AND must show credibility as a scholar;
  • Candidates ought to be registered as fulltime master’s student by Research or Mixed Mode.

SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PHD. CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

  • Candidates must have obtained Master’s degree or equivalent from a reputable university;
  • Candidates MUST have published at least TWO (2) articles in Q2 journal and above as first student author;
  • For PhD Fast Track, candidate must have a qualification of Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction CGPA of at least of 3.67 or a First Class Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable
  • university AND must show credibility as a scholar.

UKM VICE-CHANCELLOR’S SILVER SCHOLARSHIP
For this category, selected scholarship recipients shall be eligible for:

  • Waived registration (one-time) and tuition (every semester) fees;
  • Living allowance of RM2000.00 per month for PhD. and RM1500.00 for Masters candidates;
  • Accommodation allowance of RM300.00 per month.

SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR MASTER’S CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

  • Candidates must have obtained Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction CGPA of at least of 3.67 or a First Class Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable university AND must show credibility as a scholar;
  • Candidates ought to be registered as fulltime master’s student by Research or Mixed Mode. 

SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PHD. CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

  • Candidates must have obtained Master's degree or equivalent from a reputable university;
  • Candidates MUST have published at least two (2) articles as first student author in journal Q3 and above;
  • For PhD Fast Track, candidate must have a qualification of Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction CGPA of at least of 3.67 or a First Class Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable
  • university AND must show credibility as a scholar

Application Form

Frequently Ask Questions (FAQs) UKM Vice-Chancellor Gold and Silver Scholarships

*UKM Postgraduate Admission Application must be made beforehand via http://www.ukm.my/join

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