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Masters and PhD Scholarships in Agriculture and Related Fields for Academic Year 2018-2019

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) invites applications from UPM for Masters and PhD scholarships, in agriculture and related fields for Academic Year 2018-2019.

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is a non-profit organisation established by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO).

SEARCA envisions to meet contemporary development challenges and provide leadership in enabling an environment for sustainable agricultural and rural development (ARD) in Southeast Asia.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarships:

  • Applicants for Master's degree must not be more than 35 years old, while applicants for PhD must not be more than 40 years old at the time of application.
  • Applicants' thesis topics must be aligned with SEARCA's thrusts on inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development.


How to Apply:
Each applicant is required to submit the following documents (incomplete submissions will not be evaluated):

  1. Duly accomplished SEARCA Scholarship application form (2 copies);
  2. Duly accomplished application forms for admission to the Graduate School of any three(3) universities listed in the SEARCA Scholarship application form where the applicant may pursue graduate studies;
  3. Original transcript of academic records bearing the seal of the University and original signatures of the Registrar or Head of the University. Applicants for Master's degree should submit their original Bachelor of Science (BS) transcript of records. PhD degree applicants should submit their original BS and Masters transcript of records;
  4. Certificate of employment;
  5. Updated curriculum vitae;
  6. Brief description of the research that the applicant plans to conduct for thesis/dissertation. The research topic must fall within SEARCA' s priority thrusts on social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and cross-cutting concerns. Details on these thrusts may be found in: searca.org;
  7. Passport-size ID picture (2 pieces);
  8. Certification from a medical doctor that the applicant is in good physical and mental health condition and is fit to undertake graduate studies;
  9. Official endorsement from the employer; and
  10. A passing TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS results of 6.0.


Interested parties may submit their applications to the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. Applicants must check the deadlines set by the Ministry to receive/accept applications of SEARCA scholarship. The Ministry will then screen and endorse applications to SEARCA not later than 31 July 2017.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

You may contact the following for you scholarship application:

MALAYSIA
The Director
Policy and International Relations Division
Ministry of Education
Level 7, Block E8, Complex E
Federal Government Administration Centre
62604, Putrajaya
Tel:603-8884 6107
Fax: 603-8889 5473/8884 6116
Email: uma.ponnusamy@moe.gov.my
Website: www.moe.gov.my

 

Updated:: 10/07/2017 [azimin]

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