Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance



What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship to cover your tuition fees.

The scholarship does not cover:

  • examination costs
  • food, travel
  • accommodation
  • Overseas Health Cover
  • airfares
  • visa application costs


You must:

  • be a Malaysian student coming to study in Australia
  • meet the entry requirement for a PhD. Find out how to apply for a research degree.
  • have an IELTS minimum score of 6.5, with no subscore less than 6.
  • Recipients must have a living stipend that meets the minimum living cost specified by the Australian Government.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, see the scholarship details on the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council website.


You must:

  • make satisfactory academic progress, and meet your candidature milestones in an appropriate timeframe.

About the scholarship

The Malaysian-Australian Colombo Plan Commemorative Scholarship Scheme offers a scholarship to prospective Malaysian research students to cover the cost of their research degree tuition fees.

Contact us

Research Scholarships

3138 2932 or 3138 4923
+61 7 3138 1304
Postal address
Research Students Centre
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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