Transforming Higher Education for a Sustainable Tomorrow

For Academic Year 1432H/ 2011-12

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is pleased to announce that scholarships under the IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology for the year 1432H (2011-12) are open for application. The scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants from September 2011.

The Programme is designed to help promising research students to pursue a full-time three-year Ph. D study or a six-twelve month post-doctoral research work in scientific disciplines that enhance development in IDB member countries; for instance, health/medicine, agriculture/food production, water resources/desertification, energy/infrastructure development, nanotechnology and development-focused ICT. Some scholarships are also available for studies and research in invention-related abstract sciences.

The scholarship comprises tuition fees, living allowance, health insurance, round-trip air-ticket and conference participation allowance in general, and computer and dependency allowances for Ph.D. students.

The applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Citizen of an IDB member country.
  • Permanent employee of an academic/research/development institution in his/her country.
  • Possesses an M.Sc. degree in the field of research to be undertaken.
  • Age not over 35 years for Ph.D. and 40 years for Post-Doc.
  • Not in receipt of another scholarship.

For more information on requirements and how to apply please visit :


Closing date for Application is for Malaysia, 27th December 2010.

All application should be mailed, by the above date, to:

Scholarship Division

Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

Aras 41, Blok 1, Menara PjH

Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan Presint 2


(u/p: Pn Nureezan Bt. Daud)


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