Funding Opportunities for PhD students

Sunway university is offering generous tuition fee waiver/ studentships to PhD students. Based on the recent applications processed, below is the criteria for our PhD tuition fee waiver and scholarships  applications. Since a PhD application may take up several weeks/ months and requires much effort put forth from prospective supervisors, you may advise the applicants accordingly if the following criteria are not fulfilled. Thank you.

Application deadline in 2019

  • March 11
  • May 13
  • August 19 (For local students only)
  • September 9
  • November 11

Sunway University PhD tuition fee waiver

100% waiver: (CGPA ≥ 3.25)

50% waiver: (CGPA < 3.25)

If CGPA is not given (e.g., research-based Master’s), at least one SCOPUS indexed output is required.

Sunway University PhD Scholarships (with living stipend RM3,000 per month)

For Sunway graduates, there are two criteria:

  • CGPA ≥ 3.25
  • at least one SCOPUS indexed output

For Non-Sunway graduates, there are two three criteria:

  • Graduate of a global top 600 university (QS or THE)
  • CGPA ≥ 3.25
  • at least two SCOPUS indexed outputs