Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) 2024 (Funded)

Applications are open for the Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) 2024. This scholarship is funded by the Malaysian Government to attract international students to pursue Masters and PhD Degree programs from Malaysian Public Universities. For the MIS Scholarship, you can apply without IELTS and you don’t need an acceptance letter as well. The MIS scholarship will cover the full tuition fee, plus the applicants will get a 1,500 Malaysian Ringgit stipend per month. You can easily cover your monthly expenses in Malaysia with 700 or 800 Ringgits.

Applicants can apply for the full-time studies only for the 2024/25 intake. Applicants can apply to MIS-only selected Malaysian universities, including all 20 public universities and 4 private universities. There is no application fee to apply for the MIS Scholarship. Malaysia is an affordable country. World-class education from leading Malaysian Universities. More details about the application process, the requirements, and answers to the important questions are given below.

Details About Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) 2024

  • Host Country: Malaysia
  • Degree Level: Masters/PhD
  • Funded by: Ministry of Higher Education
  • Deadline: 26th June 2024

Financial Benefits

Benefits of the MIS Scholarship:

  • Tuition fees for the whole scholarship period will be paid directly to the university.
  • Monthly living allowance of RM 1,500.00 per month.

Also Check: List of Government Scholarships in 2024 in Different Countries

Eligible Countries for MIS Scholarship 2024

Candidates from the following countries can apply for the MIS Scholarship:

  • ASEAN Countries:
    • Brunei Darussalam
    • Cambodia
    • Indonesia
    • Lao PDR
    • Myanmar
    • Philippines
    • Singapore
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
  • Commonwealth Countries:
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Australia
    • British Islands & Mediterranean
    • Canada
    • The Caribbean
    • Americas & The Atlantic
    • India
    • Pacific regions
  • Afghanistan
  • Morocco
  • Albania
  • Maldives
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Nepal
  • Australia
  • Oman
  • Azerbaijan
  • Pakistan
  • China
  • Palestine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar
  • Georgia
  • Russian Federation
  • Hong Kong
  • Senegal
  • Iran
  • Syria
  • Iraq
  • Tajikistan
  • Japan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Jordan
  • Tunisia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Turkiye
  • Republic of Korea
  • Turkmenistan
  • Kuwait
  • Uzbekistan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Yemen
  • Libya

List of Universities that are Eligible for the MIS Scholarship

Only these universities are supported under the MIS Scholarship:

  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM)
  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  • Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM)
  • Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  • Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
  • Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
  • Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA)
  • Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)
  • Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  • Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  • Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
  • Multimedia University (MMU)
  • INCEIF University (INCEIF)

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Areas of Studies

  • Education
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Social Sciences, Journalism, and Information
  • Business, Administration, and Law
  • Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Engineering, Manufacturing, and Construction
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, and Veterinary
  • Health and Welfare *not including medicine, nursing, and pharmacy

Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizens of the above-mentioned countries can apply for the MIS Scholarship 2024.
  • Applicants can apply for only full-time Graduate and postgraduate programs.
  • The applicant’s age is not more than 40 and 45 years old at the time of application for Masters and PhD Programs.
  • This scholarship does not require an IELTS Test.
  • Acceptance Letter is not required.

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Required Documents

  • Completed Online application
  • Passport
  • Most recent Degree
  • Transcript
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • Research Proposal
  • Letter of Motivation

How to Apply for the MIS Scholarship?

All applicants have to complete and submit an online application form along with the application documents. The Link to the Official website of the MIS Online Application System is given below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can You apply without a Passport?

No, you cannot apply for the MIS scholarship without a passport.

Is it necessary to get acceptance from professors?

No. Acceptance letter is not mandatory.

Should You apply to the university or the scholarship first?

It is advisable to apply for the MIS scholarship first. This is because Malaysian universities charge an application fee. Securing the scholarship first will save you from this expense. Once you have received the scholarship, you can proceed with applying to the university of your choice from the list of 22 universities provided by the scholarship program.

What are the minimum IELTS and CGPA requirements?

The MIS scholarship does not require an IELTS test.

Conclusion: I hope this information helps. Make sure to submit the complete application before the deadline. The last date to apply for the MIS Scholarship 2024 is 26th June 2024.

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As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network