Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is now open for new applications. International students can apply for the Malaysia Government Scholarship 2021 named as Malaysia International Scholarship to study in Malaysia. MIS Scholarship in Malaysia is for international students from selected countries to pursue their higher studies in Malaysia.

Applicants for the eligible countries can apply for the Master and PhD Degrees with Malaysian Scholarship 2021. There are a number of universities and their offered programs for international applicants to choose in their educational careers and study free in Malaysia with MIS Scholarship 2021. Malaysian International scholarship is a bright opportunity for international applicants to study in Malaysia.

The MIS is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support the Malaysian Government’s efforts to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad. Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcome to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and selected private universities at the postgraduate level.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) 2021 or Malaysian Government Scholarship
  • Universities: Malaysian Universities
  • Department: Maximum
  • Course Level: Master/PhD
  • Award: Full Scholarship ( Tuition free & Stipend)
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International students
  • The award can be taken in Malaysia
  • Deadline: 30 April 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants to study in Malaysian for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) 2021, must fit the following criteria:

  • Must be from International Countries Please see the list below of eligible countries
  • Not be more than 40 years (Master) and 45 years (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) of age during application.
  • Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study.
  • Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:
    1. IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or
    2. TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or internet-based test with a score at least 92.
  • In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional.
  • Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the field of studies.

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Eligible Countries for Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) 2021

Students from the following countries are eligible to apply for the Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) 2021 for the Academic Year of 2021

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Morocco
  • Palestine

Programs or Fields Offered in (MIS)

  • 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.

List of Universities

  1. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  3. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  4. Universiti Malaya (UM)
  5. Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  6. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM)
  7. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  8. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  9. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  10. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM)
  11. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  12. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
  13. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  14. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  15. Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  16. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  17. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
  18. Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA)
  19. Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)
  20. Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  21. Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  22. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
  23. Multimedia University (MMU)
  24. International Centre For Education In Islamic Finance (INCEIF)

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How to Apply

Interested and Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for Malaysian International Scholarship 2021 through its Online Application Portal;

Click Here to Apply Online

Documents Required

Documents required for Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) 2020 for International students to upload in scan form which are

  • Copy of Passport
  • Educational Documents
  • Academic Resume/Cover Letter
  • Research proposal
  • Admission offer letter from Malaysian University ( if Applicable)
  • Two Recommendation letters
  • Language Proof
  • Other additional documents ( if Applicable)


Each scholarship consists of:

  1. An approved tuition fees.
  2. Monthly maintenance allowance RM. 1500.00 Per Month.

Selection Creteria

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

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

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


Jahanzaib · September 3, 2019 at 5:36 AM

Interested Candidates will Apply or Enroll in any Graduate Programs of the Malaysian Universities
what does this mean bro?

    Muhammad Usman · September 5, 2019 at 2:50 PM

    it means You have an Admission offer letter either conditional or unconditional from Malaysian Universities

      Jahanzaib · September 11, 2019 at 10:14 AM

      I got an offer letter from the university. But unable how to apply in it. How to create an account in it?

        Muhammad Usman · September 11, 2019 at 5:11 PM

        let me check and give the track

xasan mahamud kaman · September 6, 2019 at 4:47 PM

hello dear this university of Malaysia is a best university, then i need to join this university please how can apply and can aget regular student in master progarm department in biosecurity and food safety please contact me.

    Muhammad Usman · September 8, 2019 at 4:19 PM

    Universities are given check in which your program is given, then apply online for admission after admission you can apply for this scholarship

arham · September 7, 2019 at 12:13 PM

i want to get a fully funded scholarship and i hope this platform is very helpful for me

    Muhammad Usman · September 8, 2019 at 4:17 PM

    Sure, we will try our best

arham · September 7, 2019 at 12:17 PM

dear usman bhae, official website py na to application procedure given ha na he deadline given ha. plz help me

    Muhammad Usman · September 8, 2019 at 4:17 PM

    Is post k end pe jo links diye gay hain un ko daikho

ahmed abdulkadim crimsh · September 8, 2019 at 10:16 PM

hello, dear Usman, I got a Ph.D. offer letter from the University of Malay in fine arts and design, can I apply for the scholarship , what can i do and how to apply

    Muhammad Usman · September 9, 2019 at 1:33 PM

    YEs if you have offer letter then its time to apply, Just follow the instruction and apply online links is given at the end of this post

Najahatu · February 23, 2020 at 3:17 PM

Pls I am from Ghana (in West Africa) can I apply?

    Muhammad Usman · February 24, 2020 at 12:39 PM

    I think so please verify your country in the post

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