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Scholarship and Grants: Tan Sri Ainuddin Wahid Scholarship

General Requirements

  • Applicants must be of Malaysian nationality;
  • Not exceeding 35 years of age by 1 January 2018;
  • Currently enrolled in first year of doctoral studies in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Academic Qualifications

  • Achieved a minimum grade of 3.50 in First degree study from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or other recognized universities;
  • Achieved a minimum grade of 3.70 in Master degree for Course Work and Mixed Mode;
  • Achieved a minimum Band 4 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL ≥ 600 / TOEFL iBT ≥ 85;
  • Excellent mastery of both Malay and English language.

Other Requirements

  • Currently not bonded to any employees;
  • Priority will be given to candidates that prepares a research proposal which has a potential benefit towards knowledge development;
  • Succeeded in producing and publishing acknowledged academic works;
  • Displayed exceptional leadership qualities, flexibility, versatility, and good teamwork capabilities;
  • Displayed top of the class attitude in academics, co-curricular, community service and sporting activities;
  • Applicants are bound to the terms and regulations of the Ainuddin Wahid Scholarship, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia;
  • Applicants have to attend an interview for recipients selection purpose.

Application Date : 5 September 2018 until 18 September 2018

Benefits of Receiving The Ainuddin Wahid Scholarship


  • Coverage of tuition fees for 6 semester;
  • Subsistence allowance for 36 months (RM4,000.00 a month);
  • Research funding up to RM10,000.00 a year;
  • Oversea attachment costs for a maximum of 6 months (cost of living and travel);
  • Coverage for research presentation costs;
  • Coverage for copyright and patent licensing costs;
  • Personality development programmes;
  • Incentive publications allowance.

School of Graduate Studies

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

81310 UTM Johor Bahru

Johor Darul Takzim

(U/P : Postgraduate Scholarship Unit)

Tel : 07-553 7816/7769/7997

Fax : 07-553 7800

Email : sps.scholarship@utm.my