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Chevening Master Scholarships 2016/2017 (UK Government Scholarships for Malaysians)

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Chevening Master Scholarships 2016/2017 (Malaysia)
Closing Date
3 November 2015

Chevening Master Scholarships 2016/2017
Chevening Scholarships in Malaysia are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

A Chevening Scholarship offers financial support along with the opportunity to become part of the highly regarded and influential Chevening global network.

Applicants from Malaysia can choose any course of study, but we particularly welcome applications in the following fields:
  •     Anti-corruption
  •     Business
  •     Civil rights
  •     Climate change
  •     Communications
  •     Cyber security
  •     Engineering
  •     Financial regulation
  •     Foreign policy
  •     Good governance
  •     Human rights
  •     Islamic finance
  •     Maritime law
  •     Media
  •     Science
  •     Security policy
  •     Sustainable development
  •     Trade and investment
How to Apply
Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships are now open. Please read the information on this page carefully prior to applying. Applications close on 3 November at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time)

Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the 'apply' button on this page.

Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready:

  •     Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
  •     Valid passport/national ID card
  •     University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
  •     Three different UK Master's course choices
Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.

  •     English language (if already met the requirements)
  •     UK Master's university offer (if already met the requirements)
You can submit your initial application without these optional documents and upload them to your application at any point up to 14 July 2016.

Please note that if you are eventually conditionally selected for a Chevening Scholarship, it is essential that you provide evidence that you meet the Chevening English language requirements and that you have at least one offer from an eligible course before 14 July 2016 in order to remain in the process.

Application Guidance
It is recommended that you read the guidance below to help you submit an eligible application.
What is included?
  •     university tuition fees
  •     a monthly stipend
  •     travel costs to and from the UK
  •     an arrival allowance
  •     a homeward departure allowance
  •     a thesis grant
  •     a grant for study materials
  •     a study travel allowance
  •     the cost of one visa application
  •     a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
Addition Information
English language test centres in Malaysia are limited and so we strongly encourage you to book your test as soon as possible. Please see our English language page for further details on the test providers accepted by Chevening.


UEM Group Local Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

UEM Group Local Scholarship Programme
Closing Date
13 September 2015

UEM Group Local Undergraduate Scholarship Programme
UEM Group Scholarship Programme is an annual programme that supports the nation's objectives of creating elite scholars and serves as a talent supply chain in developing future leaders for the country.

In nurturing our scholars, leadership training and development activities with job attachments within the UEM Group of Companies are provided throughout the programme and within the bonded period.

Undergraduate studies at selected IPTAs/IPTS
The programme offers opportunities specifically for deserving outstanding and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue:
    1. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    2. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
    3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
    4. Universiti Malaya (UM)
    5. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
    6. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
    7. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
    8. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) - All Branches
    9. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
    10. Multimedia University (MMU)

    * Other will not be considered

Field of Studies
The scholarships are available for any of the disciplines below:
  •     Business (Finance/Business Management/Accounting/Economics/Marketing)
  •     Built Environment (Quantity Surveying/Town Planning/Land Surveying/Building Services/Building Management)
  •     Engineering (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical)
* Subjected to trustees' approval in the year of offering

All applicants must be Malaysian citizens. Proficient in English, hardworking, and possess positive personality traits. An outstanding extra-curricular record will be advantageous to your application.
  •     STPM/Matriculation students in 2014, results announced recently, for university enrollment in September
  •     Obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50
Scholarship Cover
The scholarship covers academic expenses including tuition and examination fees, air-fares (for overseas study), insurance, as well as allowances for books, computer and subsistence.

How to Apply
Complete the online scholarship application form before deadline.


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