IIiBF Fellowship

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IIiBF Fellowship is now open for applications to outstanding students with exceptional academic results and leadership qualities who intend to or are currently pursuing a full-time postgraduate degree at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance. This fellowship will provide full tuition fee waiver only amounting to RM 21,000 Malaysian/ RM 26,000 International (for Master Programme) and RM 25,0000 Malaysian/ RM 27,000 International (for Ph.D Programme)



  • Application is open to all students i.e upon application for the programme and IIiBF existing students.  However, students doing language and pre-requisite programmes are not entitled to apply.
  • Malaysian or international students
  • Full-time study mode
  • Must not be a recipient of other scholarship, loan or tuition fee waiver.
  • Academic achievement

      New applicants (Upon programme application)

  • Master programme:
    • Must have CGPA of 3.6 or equivalent in the undergraduate programme.
  • Ph.D programme:
    • Must have CGPA of 3.6 or equivalent in the master programme.

       Existing students

  • Master programme:
    • Must have CGPA of 3.6 in the previous semester (Master programme)
  • Ph.D programme:
    • Good academic performance and progress report in the previous semester (Ph.D programme)
  • Other important considerations
    • Possess strong communication skills.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and leadership qualities.
    • Undertake research in the priority areas as determined by IIiBF


Important information

  • Full tuition fee waiver for full completion of postgraduate studies at IIiBF is subject to meeting annual performance targets.
  • Continuation for the subsequent year will depend on the academic performance of the students after completing one academic year and approval from the IIiBF Scholarship Committee.
  • During the tuition fee waiver period, the recipient.
    • is required to serve at least 12 hours per week under the Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) scheme. The assistantship allowance will be part of the tuition fee waiver received.
    • may be appointed to be a Graduate Teaching Assistant where a separate remuneration will be paid.


How to apply

  • Please download the application form
  • Completed forms must reach us by 4 February 2013. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


For further information, please contact

Sr. Nur Syuhada Mohamed Zin

Ext          : 03 2082 2800 /032082 2805 (DL)

Email     : nsyuhada@iium.edu.my