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Universiti Kuala Lumpur

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation presents its compliments to the Permanent Missions/Embassies/Consulate Generals of the Member States in Jeddah/Riyadh and has the honour to state that the University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), Malaysia, has announced ten (10) postgraduate scholarships to qualified students from the OIC Member States to pursue their post-graduate studies by research (5 for Masters and 5 for PhD) in UniKL. The scholarships are being offered under the OIC General Secretariat’s ‘Educational Exchange Programme: Solidarity through Academia in the Muslim World’ (details at HYPERLINK "http://www.oic-oci.org" www.oic-oci.org).

The scholarships involve a) Tuition fee waiver and b) Graduate assistantship in the form of a monthly stipend of RM 1,100 and RM 1,300 for Master and PhD, respectively. The maximum duration of the Graduate assistantships are 18 months for studies at the master’s level and 36 months at the PhD level.

The minimum entry requirement into the Masters programme is a degree in a relevant area with a CGPA of 3.5. At the PhD level, the applicant must have a Master’s degree and have published 1 paper in any ISI-indexed journal.

A brief information note on the UniKL Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for International Students (OIC countries) is attached with this communication. In addition, copies of the following are attached:

Application Guidelines for Admission into UniKL Postgraduate Programmes
Application Form
Referee Report Form
Medical Report Form

Applications should be submitted to the UniKL with a copy to the OIC General Secretariat at the following addresses:

UniKL: Postgraduate Division
Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies
Level 26, Universiti Kuala Lumpur
1016 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur

OIC General Secretariat: OIC General Secretariat
Jeddah (P.O. Box 178, Jeddah 21411)
Madina Road, Sharafiah District,
Saudi Arabia.

All applications must reach the UniKL and the OIC general Secretariat before 15 Aug 2012.

Selection of successful candidates will be done by UniKL after obtaining recommendation from the OIC General Secretariat. Successful candidates will be notified by the General Secretariat. The decision of the selection committee will be final and appeals will not be entertained

Further information about the scholarship offer may be accessed at: HYPERLINK "http://www.unikl.edu.my" www.unikl.edu.my and HYPERLINK "http://www.oic-oci.org" www.oic-oci.org.

The esteemed Member States are requested to widely publicize the above information for the benefit of the interested students through all available channels including print and electronic media, local universities and relevant educational institutions.

The General Secretariat avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Member States the assurances of its highest consideration.