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Kuok Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships

Kuok Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships
Closing Date
13 July 2012

Kuok Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships
In order to help ease the critical shortage of  scientists and researchers in Malaysia, Kuok Foundation Berhad is offering the above Scholarships to academically outstanding young Malaysians intending to pursue M.Sc. or Ph.D by full-time research in Engineering, Science and Technology at the following institutions :-
  1. Universiti Malaya (UM) 
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)     
  3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)     
  4. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 
  5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)     
  6. Universiti Multimedia (MMU)     
  7. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)  
Upon completion of studies, the scholars must remain in Malaysia to work for the public or private sector for a period of 3 years for M.Sc. and 5 years for Ph.D.
 

Requirements
Applicants must meet the following requirements:-
1. Age of M.Sc. candidates ?not more than 30 years
Age of Ph.D candidates ?not more than 35 years
   
2. Qualifications for M.Sc. candidates ?Bachelor’s Degree with at least a Second Class Upper Honours or CGPA of 3.5 and above in the relevant fields.

Qualifications for Ph.D candidates – Master’s Degree in relevant fields or Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honours or CGPA of 3.7 and above in the relevant fields.

3. Must not be bonded to or be in receipt of any financial aids or awards from other organizations/institutions at time of application.
   
4. The research area proposed must be relevant to the country’s needs, for example, biotechnology, composite materials, advanced materials, environmental technology, marine & aquaculture technology, poultry & poultry based products and resource-based products.
   
5. Shortlisted candidates are required to give a short presentation of their research proposal.

Value Of Scholarship
  • For Master’s Degree, maximum RM28,000/- per annum for up to 2 years
  • For Doctorate, maximum RM38,000/- per annum for up to 3 years
Procedure For Application
Application forms can be downloaded from here or obtained from the following address:
Kuok Foundation Berhad
(Postgraduate Scholarships 2012)
14th Floor, Wisma ACE Jerneh, 38 Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur    
Completed forms must reach the Foundation on or before 13 July 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview.

Link: http://www.kuokfoundation.com

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