TWAS-USM Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2019 in Malaysia

Date limite : 15 juil. 2019

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TWAS-USM Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2019 in Malaysia


USM will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance.


Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year.
  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than Malaysia).
  • Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Malaysia or any developed country.
  • Hold a Master’s degree in a field of natural sciences.
  • Provide an official Acceptance Letter from the USM Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS). Requests for Acceptance Letters must be directed to Prof. Rozman Hj Din, Dean, Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) (at emails: [email protected] and [email protected]) who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor. The acceptance letter must come from the IPS Dean (and not from any Head of Department or supervisors at USM).
  • In contacting the IPS Dean applicants must accompany their request for an Acceptance Letter with all the following documents:
    – copy of an updated CV;
    – a short write-up of research proposal (maximum 5 pages);
    – scanned copies of certificates, academic transcripts (certified true copy of Bachelor and Master degree certificates) with CGPA 3.5/4.0 and above and related credentials;
    – two referee letters;
    – a scanned copy of the front page of the applicant’s publications;
    – a letter of support from a potential supervisor at USM
    – provide evidence of proficiency in English. In this regard, the requirements for postgraduate candidates are as follows: A minimum score of 35 for TOEFL (Internet-based) (; or a minimum of Band 5 for IELTS (; or a minimum score of 36 for PTE (; or a minimum score of 154 for CAE/CPE (
    – Exemption is given to candidates who: have English as their mother tongue or national language; or graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and/or Master degree level is English; or have taken English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution.
  • Only requests for acceptance letters that contain all the above required documents will be processed by the IPS, USM.
  • Be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.
  • Provide evidence of proficiency in English.
  • Provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship;
  • Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.
Eligible Regions: Developing countries in the South

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

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Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

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