University of Malaya International Scholarships in Malaysia

Students who need financial help to pursue their higher studies in Malaysia are invited to apply for the International Scholarships offered by the University of Malaya for the academic year 2022-2023.

The student aid is made available to both international and local students with an aim to help them conduct their higher studies at the University of Malaya. Applicants who wish to pursue a master or doctorate programme at UM are eligible.


The award includes exciting benefits that will enhance the university learning experience

One of the top Public universities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ranked 65th in QS Global World Rankings, the University of Malaya is a public research university committed to conduct teaching and learning, carrying out research and providing quality services on a global level, generating and enhancing knowledge through continuous improvement efforts for the benefit students.

Why should you study at the University of Malaya? The University of Malaya is a globally trusted university placed at number 19 in the Asian University Ranking 2019. The programmes and courses taught at Malaya are high students inclusive and the highly experienced staff engages students with talks and seminars on relevant and current issues to make them industry-ready. The students also receive full support from the university in each step they wish to take.

Application Deadline: The last date to submit the entries to participate in the following grant is 31st August 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Malaya
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level:  Master and Doctorate
  • Award: Tuition fee
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in Malaysia


  • Eligible Countries: Local applicants, as well as international students, are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for all master’s and doctorate level courses and subjects taught at University of Malaya.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be accepted by the university in the applied program.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Interested students must login to the university portal to complete the application portal. The applicants do not have to apply separately for the aid. They must apply for the scholarship along with the admission application, Finance > Scholarship.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic Transcripts, National High School Certificate with grades being 80% and above
  • Diploma with CGPA more than 3.00
  • Financial Statement for self-financing or letter of guarantee from the sponsor
  • Interview in selective programs
  • Students visa approval letter
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants are required to have previous relevant qualifications with CGPA more than 3.00 to be accepted in University of Malaya.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants are required to attain minimum scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 5.5
  • TOEFL IBT – 213
  • TOEFL PBT – 550
  • TOEFL CBT – 80
  • PTE – 42


The University of Malaya will provide the selected applicants full 100% tuition fee waivers upto RM4,000 or above towards the tuition fee of the applied master or doctoral programme at the university and a living allowance.

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