List of scholarships in Malaysia

list of scholarship in malaysia

List of scholarships in Malaysia available, Fellowships and grants for Bangladeshi students, and application process.

Malaysia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international students seeking higher education. With its high-quality universities, vibrant culture, and affordable living costs, it’s no surprise that many Bangladeshi students are considering Malaysia as a study abroad option. One of the biggest concerns for students when considering studying abroad is often financial support. Fortunately, there are a variety of scholarships in Malaysia available to international students, including those from Bangladesh.

This article serves as a comprehensive guide for Bangladeshi students who are interested in pursuing their studies in Malaysia. We have compiled a list of scholarship in Malaysia, fellowships, and grants available to students from Bangladesh who wish to study at Malaysian universities or institutions.


The Malaysian government started the Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) program to attract the most talented students worldwide to pursue advanced academic courses in Malaysia. This fellowship intends to aid the Malaysian government’s initiatives to draw in, inspire, and keep brilliant foreign employees.

    1. Malaysia’s commitment to South-South Cooperation through the sharing of Malaysia’s development experiences and expertise with other developing nations led to the establishment of the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) in 1980.
    2. MTCP has premised on the principle that a country’s development depends on the quality of its human capital and resources.
    3. Annually, Malaysia’s flagship MTCP offers more than 60 technical training and capacity-building programs in vast areas of development to developing countries in collaboration with leading local training institutions and international development partners. More than 34,500 participants from 144 developing countries have benefited from the various programs offered under the MTCP.

Key Highlights list of Scholarship in Malaysian Government

Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program-MTCP

Malaysian Government Scholarships

To attract the best brain from around the world

A fully funded scholarship

All International students

The following requirements must be met by applicants in order to be eligible for the Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS)

    • Be at most 45 at the moment of application.
    • Obtained a least of Second Class Upper (Honors) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at the undergraduate level for Master’s degree applicants, and for Ph.D. candidates, they must have obtained a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 or a very excellent result at the Master’s degree level in a field of study that is related to their desired Ph.D. field.
    • Completed one of the English Language Proficiency Tests listed below up to two years before the application date. The required minimum test scores and list of tests:
        1. 6.5 or higher on the IELTS Academic Test.
        2.  Paper-based TOEFL test with a minimum score of 580, computer-based test with a minimum score of 230, or internet-based test with a minimum score of 92.
    • Qualified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional and in good physical condition. The candidates are responsible for covering the cost of the medical checkup.
    • Prepared a proposal pertinent to Malaysia’s requirements and interests (research-based program only).
    • Qualified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional and in good physical condition. The candidates are responsible for covering the cost of the medical checkup.
    • Prepared a proposal that is pertinent to Malaysia’s requirements and interests (research-based program only).
    • The application for admission to postgraduate and postdoctoral programs in Malaysia has been accepted.
Benefits of Government of Malaysia Scholarships

The following expenses are totally covered by the Malaysian Government Scholarship, which is fully funded:

    1. University fees
    2. Thesis Funding
    3. Placement Fee
    4. Travel Aid
    5. End-of-study Payment
    6. Visa costs and Medical expenses
    7. Allowance for living expenses
    8. A budget for books
    9. Tools Permission
    10. Rental housing assistance
    11. Family Financial Payment
    12. Pay for practical training

Documents Required for a full free scholarship for Bangladeshi students in Malaysia

Applicants are asked for the following documents in the pdf scan form.

    1. Copy of Passport
    2. Educational Documents
    3. Academic Resume/Cover Letter
    4. Admission offer letter from Malaysian University ( if Applicable)
    5. Two Recommendation letters
    6. Language Proof IELTS or TOEFL
    7. Medical examination form
    8. Endorsement from MTCP Scholarship
    9. Other additional documents ( if Applicable).