Graduate Research Merit Scholarship

Scholarship Overview

For all postgraduate by research degrees (Master and PhD) in priority areas of research at Monash University Malaysia.

Awarding Institution / Body 

Monash University

Level of Study

Master & PhD

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Value of Scholarship

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). 

Areas of Study

  • Arts & Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Science


Throughout the year

Application Closing Date

Throughout the year

Funding Type 

Tuition Fees & Living Allowance