USM is proud to announce our financial assistance for this year, the Gra-ASSIST!
This year, Gra-ASSIST would be offered to approximately 300 eligible candidates.
i. Open to research mode full-time basis only.
ii. Candidate who has received admission offer letter from USM for studying Masters or Ph.D by research mode, yet to register as a FULL-TIME student is eligible to apply. Application for part time students would NOT be considered.
iii. Open to all Malaysian (Masters and Ph.D) and International (Ph.D) only.
iv. Minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 or equivalent (for Bachelor and/or Masters degree by Coursework/Mixed mode) or Pass the Masters degree by research.
v. Publication preference (to enrol into Masters) and publication requirement (to enrol into Ph.D) in a journal indexed by WoS/SCOPUS/ERA.
vi. This financial support would be awarded to the awardee on semester basis (maximum 2 semesters).
The awardee needs to apply for the extension before the second semester starts. The decision of the extension is based on the research progress of the awardee, at least ONE (1) SUBMITTED manuscript to a journal indexed by WoS/SCOPUS/ERA which, the awardee must be the first student author and the supervisor must be one of the authors in the author list.
The main supervisor must have:
· At least ONE (1) active (the active duration of the grant must still have at least 1 year from the date of application) and sufficient research grant as Principal Investigator to support the candidate research throughout the candidature duration; or
· At least TWO (2) publications in journals indexed by WoS/SCOPUS/ERA as Corresponding Author for the previous year (2020)
Terms and conditions apply.