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 Studentship. The bursary and studentship is available to all graduates who have successfully completed their Bachelor’s degree from Sunway University, Sunway College, Lancaster University and Monash University Malaysia.

Participating Programme

Bursary (Full-time)

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships  are open  to  all full  time  postgraduate students  enrolled  on  programmes by research.  Eligibility criteria are given in Tables 1 (fee waiver) and 2 (studentship).  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at any time should the student’s behaviour or  performance be  unsatisfactory,  or  the  student  withdraws  or  is  withdrawn  from the programme of study.

*Applicants holding a conditional offer from the University may apply for a studentship or fee waiver: any  offer  of  a  studentship  or  fee  waiver will  be  conditional  upon  the  applicant  fulfilling  any  and  all conditions for enrolment on the programme.

Eligibility Criteria for Bursary or Scholarship

Programme Sunway Graduates* Non-Sunway Graduates**
Masters by Research Meet minimum entry requirement for Masters by Research

100% tuition fee waiver

100% tuition fee waiver (CGPA≥3.25)
50% tuition fee waiver
(CGPA <3.25)
PhD by Research Meet minimum entry requirement for Doctoral by Research

100% tuition fee waiver

100% tuition fee waiver
(CGPA ≥3.25)
50% tuition fee waiver
(CGPA <3.25)

* GPA requirement applies to the highest and/or most recent qualifying award. For Masters qualifications for whicha GPA is not given (e.g. holds an MPhil or research degree), at least one publication in a SCOPUS indexed journal isrequired for 100% tuition fee waiver.