MyMaster

Scholarship Info

MyMaster was created under the 10th Malaysia Plan (RMKe-10) through the MyBrain15 programme to fund studies on the Master’s Level. This programme is the feeder for MyPhD. The objective of MyMaster is to stimulate and encourage caliber graduates to further their studies to higher levels in important fields in line with the country’s development agenda. This will develop and maintain human capital and successfully transform the country to a high income country.

Criteria

General Requirements

  • Applicant must be a Malaysian citizen.
  • No age restrictions.
  • Applicant must be:
  • Unemployed and do not possess a stable income, or
  • Private sector employee, or
  • IPTS lecturer
  • Civil servants or statutory bodies whether contract or permanent are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must not receive any funding from other parties.
  • Possess the following academic qualifications:
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent recognised by the Government, or
  • Possess a professional qualification certificate that is graded by the MQA as equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fulfills all enrolment criteria into IPTs and has received a non-conditional offer letter from the IPT or is currently studying in an IPT.

 

Specific Requirements

Unemployed and do not possess a stable income:

  • Enrolled in full-time programme in IPTA or IPTS, or
  • Must be enrolled in one of the fields listed only, and
  • May receive graduate research assistance allowance or study loans from other sponsors or additional funding from your IPT as long as the sponsorship is not a full scholarship

Private sector employee:

  • Can be enrolled in a full-time or part-time programme in IPTA or IPTS, or
  • Must be enrolled in one of the fields listed only, and
  • May receive study loans from other sponsors or additional funding from employers as long as the sponsorship is not a full scholarship

IPTS lecturer:

  • Can be enrolled in a full-time or part-time programme in IPTA or IPTS, or
  • May enroll in fields apart from the listed fields, and
  • May receive study loans from other sponsors or additional funding from employers as long as the sponsorship is not a full scholarship

 

Place of study

  • All IPTAs
  • All private universities, university colleges or foreign branch campuses
  • Click here for the full list
Preferred Discipline

Sponsored fields of study

All fields except education

 

The allowed fields of education are:

  • S&T Based Education
  • Early Childhood Education /Pre-School
  • Special Education
  • Language Education
  • Cu-curriculum Education
  • Art Education
  • Sports Science Education
  • Psychology Education
  • Guidance and Counseling Education
Amount

Tuition fees (does not include deposit or accommodation) not more than RM10, 000

Thesis Preparation Assistance is subjected to the remaining fees:

  • Research mode: RM3, 000
  • Mixed mode (Coursework and Thesis): RM1, 500

*Duration of funding must not exceed 24 months or a part of it if candidate has already started his/her studies during application

How to Apply

Application is open throughout the year from 1st December 2010 to 2015.

Applications must be fully made online through this link

For further instructions, visit here

Contact Info

Bahagian Biasiswa 
Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia
Aras 2, No. 2, Menara 2, Jalan P5/6 Presint 5
Kompleks Kerajaan Persekutuan
62200 Putrajaya

 (u.p: Unit MyBrain15)

 Hotline: 03-8888 1616

E-mail: myphd@mohe.gov.my
URL: http://www.mohe.gov.my / https://payloan.mohe.gov.my/MyBrain15