Sunday, 4 March 2018

MyBrain15 (MyMaster & MyPhD) Scholarship 2018

Scholarship details

MyMaster
MyMaster is a program under the MyBrain15 Program, it’s aim is to finance students who’re pursuing their studies at Masters level. MyMaster’s objective is to stimulate and encourage high caliber graduates to continue their studies at a higher level in specific areas which is in line with the national development agenda. The program is designed to build and maintain the human capital and assist in transforming Malaysia to become a high income nation.
 MyPhD
MyPhD is one of the MyBrain15 Program which provides funding for students at the doctorate level to achieve the target of 60,000 PhD holders among Malaysians by 2023. The objective of this program is to increase the number of local professional personnels who are knowledgeable and highly skilled based on innovation and creativity that can generate economic growth and local industry.
This program is an incentive given by the Government in its efforts to improve the knowledge and skillset of community members in line with the economic development goals of the country under the New Economic Model (NEM).
Criteria
Applicant must meet all the below requirements
MyMaster:
  • Must be a Malaysian citizen
  • Not above 35 on 1 January 2018
Applicant must be:
  • Those who are not working and fixed income; or
  • Private sector workers; or
  • Lecturer Institution; or
  • The staff of government / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary); or
  • Pensioners government / statutory bodies / public
  • Applicants who work abroad are not eligible to apply.
  • The applicant does not have a Master’s degree or equivalent when applying MyMaster. The applicant must meet academic eligibility requirements as follows:
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by the Government with a CGPA of 2.75 – 4.00 or equivalent; or
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by the Government with a CGPA of 2.50 – 2.74 or equivalent work experience in a related field at least 3 years
    • Aged at least 30 years old and get the Certificate of Accreditation of Prior Experiantial Learning (APEL) for admission to the Master’s degree program (step 7, the Malaysian Qualifications Framework) from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
    • Meet the conditions for entrance and has received an unconditional offer letter from the university or have started their studies at university. Studies must be at Masters level or equivalent professional certificate with a degree only.
The applicant does not accept funding from any other party to pursue the same, unless authorized only as follows:
  • The applicant category of the public who are not working and not on a fixed income can receive allowances graduate research assistant or student loans from other sponsors, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.
  • Applicant category private staff and lecturers of Institution can receive student loans from other sponsors or additional funding from their employers, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.
  • Applicant category government employees / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary) and retired government / statutory bodies / public can receive student loans from other sponsors, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.
Mode of study to be followed by the applicant are as follows:
  • The applicant category of the public who do not work and irregular income must be enrolled full-time only.
  • Applicant category of private staff, lecturers Institution, government / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary) and retired government / statutory bodies / universities can study full time or part time.
  • The applicant can pursue studies in all areas whether in public or private institutions status of a University and University Campus Abroad.

MyPhDMust be a Malaysian citizen
Not more than 45 years old on January 1 2018
Applicant must be:
  • Those who are not working and fixed income; or
  • Private sector workers; or
  • Lecturer Institution; or
  • The staff of government / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary); or
  • Pensioners government / statutory bodies / public
Applicants who work abroad are not eligible to apply.
The applicant does not have a Doctoral Degree or equivalent when applying MyPhD. The applicant must meet academic eligibility requirements as follows:
  • Having a Master’s degree or equivalent recognized by the Government with a CGPA of 3:00 to 4:00 or equivalent; or
  • Master’s degree students who upgraded to a Doctorate by the university Senate.
  • Meet the conditions for entrance and has received an unconditional offer letter from the university or have started their studies at university. Studies must be at the doctorate level or equivalent professional certificate with a Doctorate only.
The applicant does not accept funding from any other party to pursue the same, unless authorized only as follows:
The applicant category of the public who are not working and not on a fixed income can receive allowances graduate research assistant or student loans from other sponsors, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.

Applicant category private staff and lecturers of Institution can receive student loans from other sponsors or additional funding from their employers, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.

Applicant category government employees / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary) and retired government / statutory bodies / public can receive student loans from other sponsors, provided it is not a variable loan or full scholarships.

Mode of study to be followed by the applicant are as follows:The applicant category of the public who do not work and irregular income must be enrolled full-time only.

Applicant category of private staff, lecturers Institution, government / statutory bodies / universities (contract / part-time / temporary) and retired government / statutory bodies / universities can study full time or part time.

The applicant can pursue studies in all areas whether in public or private institutions status of a University and University Campus Abroad
Preferred Discipline
Unspecified
  • Accounting & Business
  • Arts & Communication
  • Aviation & Maritime
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Education & Languages
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Law & Humanities
Amount Info
Unspecified

How to apply for MyBrain 15 Scholarship (MyMaster & MyPhD) 2018

Click here to head to the application page now:
https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/MyBrain15/v2/
 
Contact Info
For more information, please contact:

Address:
Bahagian Biasiswa Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi Aras 2, No. 2, Menara 2, Jalan P5/6 Presint 5 Kompleks Kerajaan Persekutuan 62200 PUTRAJAYA(u.p : Unit MyBrain15) 03-8888 1616

Email:
mb15@mohe.gov.my  | CLOSING DATE : 31 MARCH 2018