A) UMP does provide a limited number of financial assistance for deserving candidates. These assistances may cover living cost only or cover both living expenses and tuition fees.
Candidates requiring financial assistance to study in UMP must apply for assistance before commencing their study in UMP. Such candidates should only commence their candidature when their application is successful. Applicants who are not dependent on financial assistance from UMP may commence their study at anytime. Applicants must be fully responsible for the financial application of their decision to commence their study.
The financial assistance by UMP are in two forms, being:
1. Graduate Research Scheme (GRS)
2. Doctoral Scholarship Scheme (DSS)
GRS provides RM1000 per month meant to cover student living cost. For prudent student, this amount could also be enough to help pay for tuition. DSS provide assistance to cover both living and tuition cost. However DSS is meant only for student registered in doctoral program. The amount provided for living cost is RM1800 per month.
B) Malaysian candidates who have no sponsorships, can apply for the scholarships issued by the Ministry of Higher of Education Malaysia under the MyBrain15 project. For more informationplease click here.
C) Malaysian candidates working for supervisors whose research are funded by grants from Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation could apply for financing from the ministry. Two funding schemes are available for such candidates being:
1. NSF Scheme
2. PGD Scheme
Further information about the two schemes can be obtained from http://ehcd.mosti.gov.my.
D) International Candidates may apply for Scholarship for Graduate Studies made available under Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program. A total of 100 award are made available under this scheme. Interested candidates may find further information on this scheme from http://www.mohe.gov.my. Candidates who are funded through this scheme are entitle for further support from UMP in the form of travel grant to present research finding and research fund to pay for research activities.
E) International Candidates are advised to apply for the Malaysia International Scholarship or Commanwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Plan (CSFP). More detail.. click here