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Scholarship and Grants: International Doctoral Fellowship

Award Description

This Fund provides partial tuition waivers amount RM2,000.00 in the sponsored semester for International Doctoral student.


  • Application is open to International students registered as full time PhD student at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia who are currently in 1st Semester until 6th Semester only.
  • Applicant in 5th and 6th Semester, priority given for those who submit notification of thesis submission.
  • Applicant is currently not working or receiving any form of financial aids from other sources.
  • Applicant is required to be in Malaysia within 2 months during the application period.
  • Publications without the name of Main Supervisor and UTM affiliation will not be considered.
  • Applicant who has received the IDF in the previous semesters, must submit papers published within one (1) previous year and current only.
  • Papers will be evaluated based on the contribution of the writers.
  • Publication MUST be verified by Main Supervisor on the first page of the article/s.
  • The decision in relation to the IDF award is FINAL and no appeal will be considered/entertained.
  • The University has right to reject the application in the event of False information provided.
  • All information/result will be sent to official UTM email address (eg: abc@live.utm.my/abc@graduate.utm.my)


Update: Result for International Doctoral Fellowship Session 2019/2020-2 has been released on 4th May 2020. The notification has been sent to the applicants’ official UTM email address and MyUTM system.


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