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Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Before submit the scholarship application, please ensure that you are aware of:

  1. Type of Scholarship that you would like to apply
  2. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships Brochure 2022

Online Scholarship Application

Please note that the ACTUAL RESULTS for student with IGCSE qualification that we refer to is the Statement of Results or the final Certificate issued by the following examination board:

  • Cambridge Assessment International Examination (CAIE)
  • AQA
  • Pearson

Therefore, please note that online/statement of results stated as ‘Provisional Results Information’ will NOT be accepted for scholarship application.

We understand that some schools will only be receiving the Statement of Results/Certificate 2-3 months later. Your respective school will contact you to collect the Statement of Results/Certificate when it is ready. That is fine as our deadline policy is ‘2 weeks from the release of the actual results’.

Therefore, you have 2 weeks from the time you receive the Statement of Results/Certificate to submit your scholarship application to Scholarship Unit.

Sunway University Postgraduate by Research Scholarship

As part of our commitment to encourage the University’s best graduates to continue their higher education in Sunway University, we are introducing the Postgraduate Research Degree Bursary and scholarship. The bursary and scholarship is available to all graduates who have successfully completed their Bachelor’s degree from Sunway University, Sunway College, Lancaster University and Monash University Malaysia.

Scholarships  are open  to  all full  time  postgraduate students  enrolled  on  programmes by research.  Eligibility criteria are given in the below.  Additionally, applicants must meet all necessary entry requirements for their chosen programme of study and be in receipt of an unconditional offer from the University

Awards made to students under this scheme shall take effect from the 1stday of enrolment and shall, subject  to  satisfactory  performance  and  successful  progression,  last  for  the  normal  duration  of  the programme.  The University reserves the right to withdraw the award at any time should the student’s behaviour or  performance be  unsatisfactory,  or  the  student  withdraws  or  is  withdrawn  from the programme of study.

The student must have successfully completed their proposal defense, have received ethics approval and be able to demonstrate that data collection has commenced by the end of year 1 to continue the scholarship funding for year 2.

Eligibility Criteria for Bursary or Scholarship


Funded Project Support Scheme




Criteria: Any PGR student undertaking a PhD or Masters by Research degree on a project that is fully funded by external sources.

Criteria: Sunway Graduates who are meeting the entry requirement for Master or Doctoral degree programme.

Criteria: CGPA ≥ 3.5 or Merit (or equivalent)


Mode of Study


Mode of Study


Mode of Study


 Master by research


100% tuition fee waiver


30% tuition fee waiver


60% tuition fee waiver

 PhD by Research


100% tuition fee waiver


50% tuition fee waiver



100% tuition fee waiver

*Bursary is only offered to Sunway graduates from Sunway Education Group higher education institutions.
**Scholarship is open to Sunway and non-Sunway graduates

  1. Applications for support should be made by completing the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form upon application for admission to a PGR programme.
  2. The application form is to be submitted to the School for Head of Department recommendation and Dean support.
  3. School’s recommendation for PGR Scholarships shall be considered by the Provost. The decision of the Provost, which shall be final.
  4. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the Provost Office.