Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Scheme (UTAR PRS)



  1. Download the UTAR PRS Application form
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Get 2 referees to complete your referee form.
  4. Submit the completed application form and all supporting documents as stated in the form to IPSR Office in Sungai Long Campus (for Malaysian Applicant)

    OR mail to this address : 

    Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman   
    Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long,
    Cheras, 43000 Kajang,
    Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. 

    For non-Malaysians, the conditions of attachment are subject to the prevailing rules, regulations and conditions enforced by the Malaysian Immigration Department. Please send your completed application form (and referee form) with supporting documents (via email) to us (

    Please download ATTACHMENT A for full description of the supporting documents required.

No. of Scholarship (s) :

A maximum of ten (10) per year

Duration: Maximum duration of two (2) years with the initial offer of one year
Location :

UTAR Sungai Long Campus / UTAR Kampar Campus

Living Allowance :

RM4,500.00 / month


Education Level :

Applicant must possess a PhD degree relevant to the areas of interest of the University. The conferment of their PhD shall not be more than three (3) years prior to the application submission date.


Specific Skills /

Knowledge Required

Has experience in carrying out research and has published in reviewed journals at either the national or international level

Job Description :

(1) To carry out research on a full time basis under the supervision of a senior faculty staff of the University.

(2) To produce publications (affiliations with UTAR must be stated) in international journals.

(3) To source and apply for external research funding (through his/her project Principal Investigator (PI)).

(4) To assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in supervising postgraduate students


For more information, please go to Research Management Handbook