National Science Fellowship

National Science Fellowship

Qualified Malaysian citizens are invited to apply for the National Science Fellowship (NSF) Research Scholarship under the auspices of Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (
MOSTI) to attend full time studies on research basis at Master and Doctorate levels in local institutions of higher learning and overseas (PhD only). The NSF scholarship covers monthly allowances, tuition fees and examination fees.

Terms and conditions:

1. Applicants will register in 1st semester year 2008 or have registered as a student in 2nd semester year 2007/2008 in local institutions of higher learning or overseas.

2. Doing research in the following clusters:

· Biotechnology:
Agriculture Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals, Industrial biotechnology, Genomics and molecular biology

· Industry:
Advance Manufacturing Technology; Advance Material; Nanotechnology; Alternative/Renewable Energy

· Information and Communication Technology
Cyberspace Security, Encryption systems, Grid computing & Multi Service Networks, Wireless Broadband, Micro energy systems, Micro systems (MEMS/NEMS)

· Sea to Space
Aerospace; Marine Science and Oceanography

· Agriculture

· Other fields of S&T
- Pharmaceutical
- Health Science and Medicine
- Engineering Design/Industry
- Microelectronic
- Environment Engineering and Pollution Control

3. Applicants for Masters must not exceed 30 years of age and applicants for PhD must not exceed 35 years of age upon the closing date.

4. Applicants are not Government servants or tutors in local institutions of higher learning. Successful applicants are not allowed to receive any other source of funding or hold any jobs/positions.

5. Academic conditions:
a. Application for Masters must have a First Class or Second Upper Class Hons. at Bachelors level (CGPA>3.0) or equivalent qualification recognized by the Government;
b. Application for Doctorate must have a Bachelors Degree with Hons and/or a Masters Degree which specialized in the fields listed.

6. Only short-listed applicants will be called for interviews. Successful applicants will be bonded to serve the Government or agencies approved by the Government.

NSF scholarship application form for intake 1/2008 can be download through our official website:
Complete application must be submitted to the secretariat before or on 30th June 2008.

Applicants who did not receive any feedback after 3 month from the advertised closing date should regard their application as unsuccessful.

NSF SECRETARIAT
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INOVATION (MOSTI)
HRD UNIT,PLANNING & STRATEGIC SECTION, PLANNING DIVISION
LEVEL 2, BLOCK C5, PARCEL C, 62662 PUTRAJAYA
Tel: 03-88858796/8813/8000 ext 8913; E-mail: ehcd@mosti.gov.my


Source: http://www.mosti.gov.my/

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