Graduate Merit Research Scholarship


  • You must meet the minimum admission requirements (academic and English language proficiency) for the relevant research degree.
  • In general, this is equivalent to a high distinction average (H1 or First Class Honours) from a recognised university.
  • Selection for a scholarship will be based on academic achievement for each discipline as determined by Monash University Malaysia.


Each scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fees, plus a living allowance as follows:

  • Masters by Research - RM2,600/month (up to 24 months of candidature).
  • Doctor of Philosophy - RM2,600/month (up to 42 months of candidature).

Application Process

  • Applications are open throughout the year.
  • Scholarships are limited and awarded on a competitive basis.
  • Applicants must initiate course application process through the respective School.
  • All applications consistent with the eligibility and selection criteria will be considered for a scholarship.