MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (MIS)

  • Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue postgraduate academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government's effort to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad.

  • Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship, hence further their studies in Malaysian public universities and selected private Higher Learning Institutions at postgraduate level.

  • The call for application for the year 2021 is limited for students from ASEAN member countries, Kingdom of Morocco and Palestine. The online application system will be opened from 1st March 2021 until 30th April 2021

 

THE MALAYSIAN TECHNICAL COOPERATION PROGRAMME (MTCP)

  • The Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) was established in 1980 as Malaysia’s commitment to South-South Cooperation through the sharing of Malaysia’s development experiences and expertise with other developing countries.

  • The objectives of the MTCP are:

    1. To share experience with other developing countries;
    2. To strengthen bilateral ties with developing countries;
    3. To encourage and promote South-South Cooperation; and
    4. To encourage and promote technical cooperation within developing countries.

  • MTCP is premised on the principle that the development of a country is dependent on the quality of its human capital and resources. MTCP emphasizes on human resources development mainly through training and capacity-building courses including short-term courses at Malaysian public and private training institutions, and long-term courses at Malaysian public universities.

  • Annually, Malaysia's flagship MTCP offers more than 60 technical training and capacity-building programmes in vast areas of development to developing countries in collaboration with leading local training institutions and international development partners. To date, more than 34,500 participants from 144 developing countries have benefited from the various programmes offered under the MTCP.

  • The MTCP Scholarship is sponsored by the Malaysian government and is dedicated to international students from the developing world to pursue their postgraduate studies in Malaysia, whilst at the same time acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that could contribute to the development of their home country. The duration of the award is between 12 to 24 months for Master's Degree Programme.