Online Application for Yayasan UTP Scholarship (MSc) PDF Print E-mail



Yayasan UTP (UTP Foundation) was established in 2007 to promote and further the cause of education in the country, and to support the future development of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) as an academic institution of excellence.

Yayasan UTP plays a key role in seeking donations and in forging new partnerships with individuals and organisations, and supports UTP through the next phase of its growth as a leading educational institution that promotes creativity and innovation.

It also provides opportunities for the next generation of students to pursue knowledge, especially in the fields of science and technology, as well as help prepare them for a career in the increasingly challenging global economy.


Yayasan UTP - The Scholarship

It is given to deserving students with excellent academic achievement with the potential to contribute towards the enhancement of research and development & innovation in the nation’s oil, gas & energy sector.



The recipient of this scholarship shall undertake Master by Research (On Campus mode) in programmes offered at UTP in the research areas related to Oil, Gas and Energy.

Master By Research Programmes


  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Applied Sciences

Maximum sponsorship up to 24 months




MSc Applicant

  • Must be a Malaysian citizen
  • Age must not exceed 35 at the time of application
  • Must possess a related Bachelor Degree qualification with a minimum CGPA of 3.25/4.00 or equivalent recognized by UTP Senate
  • Preference will be given to candidates with relevant industrial experience
  • Passionate to become a researcher and academician




Master by Research Programme

  • The scholarship will be for a maximum up to 24 (twenty-four) months.
  • Monthly allowance of RM 3,000.00 per month.
  • Tuition fees as approved by UTP.
  • Books allowance of RM 1,000.00 (over the whole duration of study).
  • Computer allowance up to a maximum of RM 3,000 (once off).
  • Thesis allowance of RM 2,000.00 (once off).
  • Attending and presenting of 2 (two) research papers at approved national or international conferences in Malaysia or approved international conferences in South East Asia Region - (2 (two) local conferences OR 1 (one) local conference and 1 (one) international conferences in South East Asia Region).
  • Successful candidates shall be bonded upon completion of their studies.




All application shall be made through Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS website

Prior to submitting the online application form, you are advised to:

  • Download Application Checklist for Yayasan UTP Scholarship (documents submission through email)
  • Download Guideline for Research Proposal (not more than 2000 words)
  • Please prepare 2 (two) Referees details in which at least 1 (one) of them must be Academician.  The referees must have no family relationship with the candidate.



Please follow the application procedures beginning with STEP 1

STEP 1 – Before application

Please prepare the a copy of the following documents into PDF format to be emailed;

  • Application Checklist for Yayasan UTP Scholarship
  • Malaysian Identity Card (NRIC)
  • Passport size photo (jpeg/gif format).
  • Academic Transcript and Degree Scroll (Official translation in English is required if the transcript is in other language).
  • Research Proposal (Please use the given format)
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Any other relevant documents to support your application.


STEP 2 – Guide to Online Application

Please follow the sequence below:

  1. Login to the Online Application FormComplete all sections (A – I).
  2. Under Financial Support, please tick “I wish to apply for Yayasan UTP Scholarship”. (additional – note application for YUTP)
  3. Please ensure all information in the Online Application Form is true and correct.
  4. Click the “SUBMIT” button to submit your Online Application. You will notice a notification message informing that your submission is successful. Record the Online Application Reference number for future reference/s. (Click submit YUTP/ UTP)
  5. Print the application form




STEP 3 – Documents Submission by Email

  1. Please scan the application form and attach all the documents required in the STEP 1 and email to by or before 1 June 2015.
  2. Please quote Yayasan UTP Scholarship and Application Reference No as a SUBJECT when submitting the scanned documents.  (Refer to screenshot below)
  3. Save a copy for your record



Successful candidates will be offered placement at UTP.



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