Malaysia MyBrainSc Scholarship Scheme (Deadline: 31 Mar. 2018)

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MyBrainSc Scholarship is a Program under the National Higher Education Strategic Plan of Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to produce ambitious and courageous world class Malaysian young scientists who will eventually be of Nobel Laureate standing.

Courses & Participating Institutions

Undergraduate & postgraduate courses in Pure Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics at local public universities.

Eligibility:

Doctorate Degree Courses:

  • Malaysian citizens, aged 35 and below on the date of application;
  • Obtained excellent results at undergraduate level with CGPA of at least 3.65 or first class honours;
  • Candidates who are not bonded or have been released by previous sponsors;
  • Candidates serving in the public or private sector are prepared to resign once offered the scholarship;
  • Candidates who are pursuing full-time research will be given preference.

Master’s Degree Courses:

  • Malaysian citizens, aged 28 and below on the date of application;
  • Obtained excellent results at undergraduate level with CGPA of at least 3.65 or first class honours.
  • Candidates who are not bonded or have been released by previous sponsors;
  • Candidates serving in the public or private sector who are prepared to resign once offered the scholarship;
  • Mode of course must be research mode and full-time.

Bachelor Degree Courses:

  • Malaysian citizens, aged 21 and below on the date of application;
  • Obtained CGPA of at least 3.6 in Asasi Sains/Matriculation/STPM/Diploma, score of 1800/2400 in all SAT tests, 40/45 in IB or 4A in A-Level;
  • Candidates who are in final semester at higher education institutions;
  • Candidates have not received any other scholarship/sponsorship or entered into any agreement.

Value of Award:

Full scholarship for the whole duration of study.

Conditions:

Candidates will be required to enter into a contract with the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, the duration of which will depend on duration of funding by the Ministry.

Application & Enquiries:

Obtain further information and apply online via  https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/MyBrainSc/. Enquiries can be made via email: mybrainsc@mohe.gov.my, or  tel.:+603-8888 1616.

Bahagian Biasiswa
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
Aras 2, No. 2, Menara 2, Jalan P5/6, Presint 5
Kompleks Kerajaan Persekutuan
62200 PUTRAJAYA
Malaysia
(Unit SLAB/SLAI)

Candidates will be required to sit for assessment tests to ascertain their inclination towards Pure Sciences and attend an interview conducted by the Ministry in collaboration with other government agencies.

 

Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Mar. 2018

Information Source:
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia Web Portal

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