UNIRAZAK is now recruiting suitably qualified individuals to pursue the degree of Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy at Graduate School of Business, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK). The postgraduate research scholarships are funded by the Government of Malaysia through the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) and the Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS). Each scholarship recipient will serve as a Graduate Research Assistant to the Principal Investigator of one of the following research projects: 1) Service innovation; 2) Halal supply chain; 3) Social network development; 4) Sustainability management; 5) Economic and social indicators; 6) Emotional labour; 7) Service commercialisations; or 8) Transgenerational entrepreneurship. As a scholarship recipient, the awardee will also be assigned a research supervisor by the Graduate School of Business, to guide him/ her to programme completion. Full-time students are expected to devote half of their 40-hour week to the assigned research project and the other half to pursuing the completion of their degree, and teaching or carrying out administrative duties as appropriate. All postgraduate students will be required to attend a series of research related courses. A full-time student is expected to complete his/ her studies within the minimum duration of one (1) year for Master of Science student or two (2) years for Doctor of Philosophy. The award of scholarship to students undertaking a postgraduate programme on a part-time basis will be at the discretion of the project’s Principal Investigator and the Scholarship Panel. In addition to the scholarship, Graduate Research Assistants will have the opportunity to receive stipends.
Applicants must fulfill general entry requirements set by the Graduate School of Business (GSB). Applicants should gain entrance to a postgraduate research programme at GSB in order to be considered for the scholarships. Programme details, fee structures and entry requirements can be downloaded from http://www.unirazak.edu.my/school-of-business-programme. The online application for admission to the Graduate School of Business is available at http://www.unirazak.edu.my/online-application. Applicants should also complete the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form (https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_Bar7dImilYLTBJVmFaUk83Ym8/edit?usp=sharing) and send it together with a letter of interest, to Dr. Dewi A. Sapuan, Bureau for Excellence in Research and Teaching, at email@example.com. Please state “2013 – 2014 UPRS” as the email subject. Further inquiries about the award can be forwarded to the same email address. International applicants are encouraged to apply. However, it should be noted that a different programme fee structure applies for international students, and only LOCAL tuition fee rate is covered by the award. International applicants will be required to demonstrate the ability to cover the tuition fee difference and cost of living.