Deadline : 3 May 2021, Apply for the 2021 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment Now!

Deadline : 3 May 2021, Apply for the 2021 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment Now!

Date : 04 March 2021

Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri

Category : Announcements

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Assalamu' alaikum  warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

Dear YBhg. Tan Sri/Dato'/Prof. /Dr. /Sir/Madam, 

May this email reach you while you are in the best of health and Iman by the Grace of Allāh Subhānahū Wa Taālā.  

We are pleased to announce that the application of the 2021 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment is now open!

The Merdeka Award Trust is looking for outstanding and eligible Malaysian students and professionals from various disciplines that fit the criteria to support them in their journey of excellence through short-term international attachment of up to three months with institution or organisation of international repute.

Enclosed below are the details of the grant programme for your reference.  

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Application Steps (Online - )

  1. Register your email to get a Token Code.
  2. Choose the Grant Award category relevant to your field of research.
  3. Fill in your personal information.
  4. State your Career and Academic Qualifications.
  5. Submit your Essay.
  6. List any Awards and Recognitions received. 
  7. Attach supporting documents. 
  8. Submit.

To find out more about the application process, please visit and visit their social media pages for updates:



For inquiries, please contact:

+603-2331 0952

We look forward to your submission of innovative applications.

Thank You. Wassalam. 

Grant Initiative Unit,
Level 3, Research Management Centre
International Islamic University of Malaysia
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
1. Prof. Dr. Mariana Mohamed Osman
Deputy Director, GIU
2. Sr. Raja Nur Sabrina binti Raja Ahmad Shah
Asst. Director
3. Sr. Nur Nadhirah Kamarudin
Admin Asst. Clerical and Operation

“Acculturating Itqan, Ikhlas and Excellence in Research & Innovation”