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USM Global Fellowship

If you view the world differently, we want you

USM Global Fellowship was launched by YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia on 30 July 2012 to ensure a bright future for Malaysia through attracting bright talents from all parts of the world to come and study their PhD at USM.

This fellowship is an indication that Malaysia is ready to acknowledge and celebrate knowledge and experience with the world. The USM Global Fellowship aspires to enhance nation building, synergise global talents, and to boost a greater knowledge society through the global talents we’ve engaged.

The USM Global Fellowship is open for application to all nationalities across the globe who aspire to pursue full time Doctoral studies in various research fields with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

Eligibility

  • Current registered PhD holders of USM are not eligible to apply
  • All nationalities not exceeding 40 years of age on the date of application.
  • Not a recipient of any financial support or sponsorship from any organisation or education institution.
  • Excellent health condition

Application Requirement

  • All nationalities not exceeding 40 years of age on the date of application.
  • Not a recipient of any financial support or sponsorship from any organisation or education institution.
  • Excellent health condition
  • Eligible only for FULL-TIME research mode student (non-registered)

Academic Qualification:

  • Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.50 from any recognised local or foreign universities, and
    Obtained a Master’s Degree (Course Work / Mixed Mode) with CGPA ≥ 3.50 or by Research Mode from any recognised local or foreign universities.
  • At least has two journal published in ISI/SCOPUS/ERA

Priority will be given to candidates with the following credentials:

Exemption is given to candidate with:

  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  • Candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and/or Master degree level is English; or
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council).
  • Proof of article publications in refereed journals (minimum of 2 publication) report of ISI/SCOPUS/ERA must be attached.
  • Possess good leadership skills with good personality traits.

 The Fellowship Covers

Academic Fees
  • Tuition
  • Examination
 
As charged
 
Allowances
  • Return economy flight ticket
  • Settling down allowance
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Book/equipment allowance
  • Computer allowance
  • Final thesis project
 


As charged
RM2,000.00
RM3,000.00
RM1,000.00
RM3,000.00
RM2,000.00



One off
One off
Monthly
One off
One off
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How to Apply:

Download the application form from www.ips.usm.my

The University’s decision is final

Closing date for application is 15 July 2019

Institute of Postgraduate Studies,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia

Tel : +604 653 2606  |  Fax : +604 653 2940 
Email: dean_ips@usm.my @ helpdesk_ips@usm.my

Our support Hotline is available 8 hours a day
Monday - Friday:

8.10am - 5.10pm
Weekend: Closed

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