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TWAS-UPM Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

For young scientists from developing countries (other than Malaysia) who wish to do advanced research in the natural sciences at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Selangor, Malaysia.

Programme Details

  1. TWAS-UPM Postdoctoral Fellowships are based in UPM research laboratories and institutes in Malasia for a least period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months.
  2. UPM will provide a monthly stipend to cover for living costs, food and health insurance.
  3. The award of fellowship is subject to obtaining in due course a final offer letter of admission from UPM that must be approved by UPM University’s Committee. Upon receipt of the UPM-TWAS award letter from TWAS, applicants will need to contact in due course the UPM School of Graduate Studies to apply for final offer letter. In case the application for final offer letter of admission is not approved by UPM, this award will become insignificant and void.
  4. The language of instruction is English.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for these fellowships must meet following criteria:

  1. Candidate should be nationals of a developing country (other than Malaysia).
  2. Candidate must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Malaysia or any developed country.
  3. Candidate must hold a PhD degree in a field of science or technology.
  4. Candidate must apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a PhD degree in a field of natural sciences
  5. Candidate will provide proof of proficiency in English, if medium of education was not English;
  6. Candidate will provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of fellowship;
  7. Candidate should not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship;
  8. Candidate be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.
  • Candidate must be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Malaysia) and have a research assignment there;
  1. Provide an official Acceptance letter (see sample Acceptance Letter, page 6). The guideline to obtain Acceptance letter is available at School of Graduate Studies, UPM website. The URL link is HERE.
  2. Please note that applicant must have already contacted a potential host supervisor/professor in UPM before sending their request for an acceptance letter to School of Graduate Studies, UPM.
  3. The acceptance letter must come from Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, UPM only.

Research Field

01-      Agricultural Sciences

02-      Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-      Biological Systems and Organisms

04-      Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-      Chemical Sciences

06-      Engineering Sciences

07-      Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences

08-      Mathematical Sciences

09-      Physics

 How to Apply

The deadline for receipt of applications is 15 September of each year.

  • Candidates should submit Acceptance Letter issued from Dean of graduate studies UPM to TWAS when applying or by deadline at the latest. Without initial acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters on their letter headed paper as attachments via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line must contain: UPM/PDoc/candidate’s surname.
  • Applications for the TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should be sent to TWAS only (by email).

Contact Details

TWAS Fellowships Office

ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11

34151 Trieste, Italy

Phone: +39 040 2240-314

Fax: +39 040 2240-689


Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

43400 UPM Serdang,

Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

(Attention: Mr. Saiful Maskan)

Tel:    +603-8946 4207/4216

Fax:    +603-8946 4232


——Quick Overview———
Organization TWAS-UPM
Level Postdoc
Country Malaysia
Subject areas Science and Technology
Salary unspecified
Eligibility PhD
Deadline 15 September 2017

Further Infoprmation: CLICK

icon Masters, PhD

icon Any subject or field of study offered by the university

Open to all nationals

icon  MAHSA University, Malaysia

icon 31 Oct 2017

icon Full Funding, Up to 30% of program fees

More about this scholarship

  • The MAHSA University is offering MAHSA Graduate Research Scholarship, 2017 for students to pursue masters or Ph.D. courses.
  • Candidates applying for MAHSA Graduate Research Scholarship, 2017 must show high research potential to undertake research at the university.
  • Candidates are selected based on the area of research and performance of applicants in the interview.
  • MAHSA Graduate Research Scholarship, 2017 is open to postgraduate students.

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icon Bachelors

icon Subjects offered by the university

Open to Malaysian nationals

icon  Wah Seong Corporation Berhad

icon 02 May 2017

icon Partial Funding, RM9,000 per year (depending on the course)

iconMalaysian public and private universities/colleges



More about this scholarship

The Yayasan Wah Seong Scholarship Awards, 2017 are for students who require financial support and academically deserving students.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of The Yayasan Wah Seong Scholarship Awards, 2017 must be Malaysian nationals.
  • Candidates currently studying, applying or registered to local private and public universities/colleges are eligible.
  • Students must actively be involved in extra-curricular activities like voluntary service, affiliation with a recognized association or society or part of a team or individual sports.
  • Applicants of The Yayasan Wah Seong Scholarship Awards, 2017 may choose one of the following diploma or bachelor’s degree programs:
    • Engineering (preferably Mechanical)
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Management
    • Computer Science
    • Human Resources
    • Law
    • Mass Communication
    • Economics

Documents Required:

  • Two referees
  • Statement of purpose regarding why you deserve this scholarship in not more than 200 words.
  • Certified academic transcripts


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More about this scholarship

The AISM Pre-University Scholarships, 2017 are open to Malaysian students taking up SPM / IBMYP / IGCSE / O-Levels in 2017.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Successful candidates of AISM Pre-University Scholarships, 2017 will enter Year 11 and Year 12 that will help them for admission into recognized universities around the world.
  • The scholarships are granted based on the strength of the student’s leadership, academic performance, sports, a strong background in co-curricular activities, arts, and community involvement.
  • Applicants who otherwise cannot attend and benefit from a school like AISM will be preferred.

Documents required:

The applicants of AISM Pre-University Scholarships, 2017 must submit the following documents before the deadline:

  • Application Form
  • Financial statement
  • Copies of School Certificates of last two years
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Copy of student, father and mother/guardian Identity Card or Passport
  • Copy of student’s birth certificate
  • One recent passport-sized photograph of the student, father and mother/guardian



icon High/Secondary School

icon Any subject offered by the school

Open to students of Malaysia

icon  Australian International School Malaysia

icon 28 Apr 2017

icon Partial Funding, RM170,000

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The Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) is offering full two-years scholarships to students who are eligible to enrol in the school for the AISM Pre-university course. Scholarships are now open for Malaysian students sitting for SPM / IBMYP / IGCSE / O-Levels in 2017.

AISM is committed to delivering quality education, through the internationally-recognised Australian curriculum.

The Australian International School Malaysia is an Australian international school in The MINES Resort City in Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia. AISM is the only school in Malaysia that follows an Australian curriculum.

Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for students who are eligible to enrol in the school for the AISM Pre-university course.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all subjects available within the School.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships worth RM170,000 for the two-year course will cover Application Fee, Admission Fee, Tuition Fees and Technology Fees. In addition, the scholarship may be extended, depending on student performance, to the Taylor’s University for selected Degree courses.

Scholarship can be taken in Malaysia

Eligibility: Full Scholarships are now open for Malaysian students sitting for SPM / IBMYP / IGCSE / O-Levels in 2017. Successful students will enter Year 11 and 12 and sit for the Higher School Certificate (HSC), recognised for entry into Australian, Malaysian, United Kingdom, USA, and other universities worldwide.

Nationality: Malaysian students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent by post. Application Checklist

  • Application Form: Please complete the Application Form.
  • Financial Statement: Parents/guardians to provide a copy of an up-to-date financial statement from the most recent Federal Tax Return (2016 EA Form). This information is confidential and is used solely to determine financial need.
  • School Certificates: A copy of the last two years of School Reports, School Certificates or SPM Forecast (if available) of the Applicant must be included with the Application Form.
  • Teacher Recommendation: Please ask your current Principal or a Senior Teacher at your current school to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.
  • Other Documents to be provided
    – Copy of student, father and mother/guardian Identity Card or Passport, both sides are required
    – Copy of student’s birth certificate
    – One recent color passport size photograph of the student, father and mother/guardian

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 28, 2017.

Scholarship Link