MAKNA Cancer Research Award 2019


MAKNA Cancer Research Award 2018 is now open.
The award is open to young Malaysian scientists below 40 years of age who are pursuing cancer research. It is awarded annually to research proposals selected by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
All applications should be submitted online through Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM) database at
Click here to view application guidelines:


A. Registration

i. Register at
ii. Create username & password
iii. Choose Type of User as "Awards, Grants, Research Fellowship & Membership"
iv. Enter verification code & click submit
iv. Verify email.

B. Log in

i. Choose application type (funding) ---> MAKNA Cancer Research Award
ii. Fill up the online details/information
iii. Download form at ---> Section D: Research Project Proposal (Only for MAKNA Cancer Research Award Applicants)
iv. Download Attachment 3 institutional endorsement form at Declaration Section (bottom of page) - to be signed by IPSR.

C. Submission timeline

Application period 1 11 July 2019
- Research Centre Recommendation
- Evaluation by 2 internal experts
- Faculty recommendation

Submission to IPSR 12 July 2019
- Submission recommendation
- Institutional endorsement

Submission to funding body 31 July 2019 - By applicant

Documents to be submitted in one (1) set of hardcopy (click to download):

i. MAKNA Cancer Research Award Research Project Proposal;
iii. Institutional endorsement form - The form will be signed by IPSR Director.;
iv. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations form from Research Centre & Faculty; and
v. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary.

Please email a copy of MAKNA Cancer Research Award Research Project Proposal, FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary and Institutional endorsement form to and


For further enquiries, kindly contact IPSR Sg Long:
i. Encik Abdullah Munir bin Roslan,; Ext 849
ii. Cik Azahian binti Abdul Kadir;; Ext 846