Sunway University Postgraduate by Research Scholarship

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Eligibility

Eligibility criteria are given in Table 1 (Bursary/Scholarship) and Table 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 1st day 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the award at any time should the student’s behaviour or performance be unsatisfactory, or the student withdraws or is withdrawn from the programme of study.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

Mode of Study

Sunway Graduates* (Bursary)

Non-Sunway Graduates** (Scholarship)

 

 

 

 

 

Full-time

 

100% waiver (CGPA ≥ 3.25)

Masters by Research

 

100% tuition fee waiver

50% waiver (CGPA < 3.25)

Part-time

50% waiver (CGPA ≥ 3.25)

 

 

 

 

 

No waiver (CGPA < 3.25)

 

Full-time

 

100% waiver (CGPA ≥ 3.25)

 

 

 

50% waiver (CGPA < 3.25)

PhD by Research

Part-time

100% tuition fee waiver

50% waiver (CGPA ≥ 3.25)

 

 

 

 

 

No waiver (CGPA < 3.25)

*Includes all students from Sunway Education Group higher education institutions and Lancaster University (LU). Students must meet minimum entry requirement.
**GPA requirement applies to the highest and/or most recent qualifying award. For Master’s qualifications for which a GPA is not given (e.g. holds an MPhil or research degree), at least one publication in a SCOPUS indexed journal is required for 100% fee waiver.


Eligibility Criteria for Studentship

Programme

Mode of Study

Sunway Graduates*

Non-Sunway Graduates**

PhD by Research

Full-time

CGPA ≥ 3.25 & at least one SCOPUS indexed output

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

 

Part-time

Not available

Not available

 

 

 

*Includes all students from Sunway Education Group higher education institutions and Lancaster University. GPA requirement applies to the highest and/or most recent qualifying award for which CGP is given.
**GPA requirement applies to the highest and/or most recent qualifying award for which a CGP is given.


Application cycles

Submission Deadline

Announcement of Outcome by

Applicable to

2nd Monday September

2nd Monday October

International students commencing in Jan

2nd Monday November

2nd Monday December

International students commencing in Mar,
local students commencing in Jan

2nd Monday March

2nd Monday April

International students commencing in Jun,
local students commencing in Mar

2nd Monday May

2nd Monday June

International students commencing in August,
local students commencing in Jun

3rd Monday August

1st Monday September

Local students commencing in Aug

 

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