Sunway University Postgraduate by Research Scholarships in Malaysia, 2017

The Sunway University is offering postgraduate scholarships open to international students for pursuing masters or PhD by research degree programme.

sunway-university-double-effect-house-corporate-training-1Postgraduate by Research Scholarship (PGR Scholarship) is established to encourage good candidates to enroll in a Masters or PhD by research degree programmes offered by Sunway University and to provide benefit and financial assistance to a qualifying candidate by way of a scholarship, thereby supporting enrolment in Sunway University research degree programmes.

Sunway University is a university with a 10 hectare (24 acre) campus in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia comprising academic and residential blocks. It was opened in 1987, as Sunway College; in 2004, the College was upgraded by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to a University College and in January 2011, it was upgraded again to Sunway University.[1]




Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters or PhD by research degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Successful candidates are eligible for the following supports.

Scholarship can be taken in MalaysiaEligibility: Candidates with the following criteria may apply for the scholarship:

  • A minimum Upper 2nd Class (2i) Honours degree or equivalent at undergraduate level shall normally be required in a relevant discipline;
  • Demonstrate a good academic track record; and
  • Demonstrate the potential to successfully complete the proposed programme of study.

And additionally, for application of PhD scholarship,

  • A good Masters degree (minimum Merit or equivalent); and
  • Eligible for admission to a Sunway University PhD degree by research

Nationality: Malaysian and international students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a minimum Upper 2nd Class (2i) Honours degree or equivalent at undergraduate level shall normally be required in a relevant discipline.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement:Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: Upon acceptance for admission to a PhD by Research degree programme at Sunway University, the candidate must apply for the scholarship by submitting the ‘Scholarship for Sunway University Research Degrees Form’ to the faculty. Please attach certified copies of all relevant documents e.g.

  • One(1) certified copy of IC/passport, transcript and certificate for bachelor and/or masters degree(s)
  • Research Statement (which includes Introduction & Justification of the study, Literature Review, Research Methodology, Proposed Research Schedule and List of References.)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2nd November 2016 for International students commencing in March and for local students commencing in January.

Scholarship Link