IGSS (International Graduate Student Scholarship) | SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

IGSS (International Graduate Student Scholarship)

Sekolah Pengajian Siswazah
Biasiswa Pelajar Siswazah Antarabangsa (iGSS)

Universiti Putra Malaysia is pleased to announce that a new scholarship, the International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS), is now open for application for the academic year of 2017/2018. This scholarship was created to provide financial incentive for students with excellent academic record from countries within Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Priority is given to applicants from academic staff members of institutions which have MoUs with UPM and intending to conduct research in priority areas relevant to UPM/Malaysia.

Terms and Conditions

1. Number of scholarships awarded

  • Depending on application quality and funding availability

2. Duration and commencement of Scholarship

  • The scholarship will cover up to 6 semesters of study subject to annual review of student’s academic progress.
  • The offer commences in the Second Semester of 2017/2018.

3. Financial terms of the scholarship

  • The scholarship covers up to 50 percent (amounting up to RM 20,000.00) of the tuition fees for the duration of 6 semesters.

4. Eligibility

  • The applicant must have fulfilled the general application requirements for international students
  • The applicant must be a holder of a Master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50;
  • The applicant is intending to conduct research in priority areas relevant to UPM/Malaysia;
  • The applicant is not a recipient of any other forms of financial support;
  • The applicant has published at least one article in an academic journal and/or has received strong recommendation from academic institutions (e.g. Vice Chancellor, Dean, Director);
  • Priority is given to applicants from academic institutions which have MoUs with UPM
  • Recipients must graduate on time (GOT)For UPM Alumni only.
  • This scholarship is only open to new students starting from Second Semester 2017/2018.

5. How to apply

  • Click here to download the application form;
  • The applicant must identify and communicate with their potential advisor, and submit the application through the advisor;
  • The scholarship application must be submitted together with the admission application before 12 January 2018.
  • The completed application form must be sent to the following address.

    School of Graduate Studies
    Zone 4 Off Jalan Stadium
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor


        Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Azowa 
        Deputy Dean 
        Academic Unit
        School of Graduate Studies 
        Universiti Putra Malaysia
        3400 Serdang, Selangor 

        Tel: +03-8946 4205/4206
        Email: norazowa@upm.edu.my

         Mr. Amiruddin bin Abd. Aziz     

         Deputy Registrar
         Dean's Office
         School of Graduate Studies 
         Universiti Putra Malaysia
         43400 Serdang, Selangor 

          Tel: +603-8946 4105
          Email: amir@upm.edu.my














Updated:: 13/12/2017 [azimin]


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan