Postgraduate Funding

Taylor’s 100 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships
Taylor’s PhD Scholarship scheme is a prestigious postgraduate funding programme awarded by the University to outstanding postgraduates who have passion in research and demonstrate leadership qualities. This fellowship is offered to full-time academically outstanding local and international research mode candidates on a yearly basis. Under the tutelage of their supervisor, Taylor’s PhD Scholarship recipients are trained in academic writing and publishing to enable them to be effective researchers.

Criteria of Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.33  AND  Master’s Degree (Coursework / Mixed mode) with CGPA ≥ 3.50 or by Research mode from any recognized local/foreign universities
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of PhD admission at Taylor’s University
  • Applicable to candidates on full-time mode only
  • Applicants with publications in Citation Index Journals (CIJ) will have an added advantage
  • Interview and written assessment are required
Entitlement
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 36 months / 3 years full-time studies
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 2300 – RM 2800
  • Settling-in allowance of RM 1500 (International student only)
  • Conference allowance of RM 6000
Specific Terms & Condition
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted in Citation Index Journal (CIJ) by the end of Semester 4
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted and one (1) under review in a journal indexed by SCOPUS database and / or International Scientific Indexing (ISI) journals by Graduation
  • Require maximum five (5) working hours per week – duties can be in the form of leading tutorial session, conducting mini lectures, supervising undergraduate projects, laboratory class demonstration and / or any other assigned task deemed suitable by the School
Taylor’s Postgraduate Scholarship
Students interested in pursuing their Master’s / PhD’s studies at Taylor’s University in any of our postgraduate research programmes may apply for the Postgraduate Scholarship. This award is offered to support research in all areas of studies in the University and to instill excellent values amongst postgraduate students academically and socially. Award recipients are expected to devote their efforts to research and publishing articles as well as participating in University events and activities and getting engaged in various non-academic activities like community activism, charity work or educational services.
 
Master 

Criteria of Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.00 from any recognized local/foreign universities
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of Master’s Degree by research admission at Taylor’s University
  • Interview and written assessment are required
Entitlement
  • 75% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 24 months for full-time studies OR 50% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 36 months for part-time studies  
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 1500 (Full-time student only)
Specific Terms & Condition
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted in Citation Index Journal (CIJ) by Graduation
  • Require maximum five (5) working hours per week  (Full-time student only) - duties can be in the form of leading tutorial session, conducting mini lectures, supervising undergraduate projects, laboratory class demonstration and / or any other assigned task deemed suitable by the School

PhD 

Criteria of Eligibility
  • Master’s Degree (Coursework / Mixed mode) with CGPA ≥ 3.50 or by Research mode from any recognized local/foreign universities
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of PhD admission at Taylor’s University
  • Interview and written assessment are required
Entitlement
  • 75% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 36 months for full-time studies OR 50% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 60 months for part-time studies  
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 1900 (Full-time student only)
Specific Terms & Condition
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted in a journal indexed by SCOPUS database and / or International Scientific Indexing (ISI) journals by Graduation
  • Require maximum five (5) working hours per week  (Full-time student only) - duties can be in the form of leading tutorial session, conducting mini lectures, supervising undergraduate projects, laboratory class demonstration and / or any other assigned task deemed suitable by the School
 
ASEAN Tourism Scholarship 
ASEAN Tourism Scholarship is open for application by nationals from ASEAN member countries, to pursue postgraduate research studies (Master’s / PhD on areas related/ relevant on ASEAN tourism. The research focus should be aligned to the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan (ATSP) priorities. 
 
ASEAN Tourism Scholarship – PhD 
 
Criteria of Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.33  AND  Master’s Degree (Coursework / Mixed mode) with CGPA ≥ 3.50 or by Research mode from any recognized local/foreign universities
  • Research proposal must relate and relevant to the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan (ATSP) 2016 - 2025 priority areas
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of PhD admission at Taylor’s University
  • Applicable to candidates on full-time mode only
  • Applicants with publications in Citation Index Journals (CIJ) will have an added advantage
  • Interview and written assessment are required
Entitlement
  • 100% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 36 months / 3 years full-time studies
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 2300 – RM 2800
  • Settling-in allowance of RM 1500 (International student only)
  • Conference allowance of RM 6000
Specific Terms & Condition
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted in Citation Index Journal (CIJ) by the end of Semester 4
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted and one (1) under review in a journal indexed by SCOPUS database and / or International Scientific Indexing (ISI) journals by Graduation
  • Require maximum five (5) working hours per week – duties can be in the form of leading tutorial session, conducting mini lectures, supervising undergraduate projects, laboratory class demonstration and / or any other assigned task deemed suitable by the School
 
ASEAN Tourism Scholarship – Master by Research
 
Criteria of Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.00 from any recognized local/foreign universities
  • Research proposal must relate and relevant to the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan (ATSP) 2016 - 2025 priority areas
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of Master’s Degree by research admission at Taylor’s University
  • Applicable to candidates on full-time mode only
  • Interview and written assessment are required
Entitlement
  • 75% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 24 months full-time studies
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 1500
Specific Terms & Condition
  • Must submit one (1) article accepted in a journal indexed by SCOPUS database within four (4) long semesters of admission
  • Must submit one (1) article to a journal indexed by SCOPUS database after the third (3) long semesters as a requirement for continuous funding in the fourth (4) semester. An evidence of such submission must indicate that the article has been sent for review as stated by the journal editor.