The AMTEC Fellowship annually awards 10 fellowships to conduct short-term research attachment in Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC) UTM. The fellowships is for three (3) months, with stipends of RM 1,000 per student per month. All Master/PhD students registered in higher education institutions in Malaysia who are actively doing research in water reclamation are welcome to apply.


To provide meaningful experiences for successful applicants to conduct their research in AMTEC, one of higher centre of excellence (HICOE) in Malaysia in the field of water reclamation. These could enhance the talent generation of young Malaysian and empowering collaboration in research project and publication purposes between AMTEC and other universities.

Deadline of Application

21 February 2022

Residency period

1 March 2022 – 31 May 2022

Support Size

15 students from various universities in Malaysia with stipends of RM 1,000 per student per month

Requirement for Application

1. Malaysia citizens
2. Master by research/ PhD candidates in higher education institution of Malaysia
3. Must appoint a co-supervisor from AMTEC members
4. Fully vaccinated
5. Must submit a complete application form, curriculum vitae and recommendation letter from home supervisor.
6. For applicant that cannot be physically available in AMTEC during the fellowship, research can be conducted in your home university but it is compulsory to participate in several webinar conducted by AMTEC

Expected Output

The successful applicant should publish at least one Scopus indexed-journals with affiliation of UTM HICOE and acknowledgement to HICOE Grant (A.J091400.6800.07092), within 6 months after the end of the attachment.


Research Ecosystem
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia UTM Nexus - Research & Innovation

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

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Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HI-COE)

Advance Membrane Technology Research Centre - AMTEC Institute of Noise & Vibration - INV Wireless Communication Centre - WCC

Research Institute

Centre of Excellence (COE)

Institute of High Voltage & High Current - IVAT UTM-MPRC Institue for Oil & Gas - IFOG Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics - CAIRO Centre for Engineering Education - CEE Centre for Advanced Composite Materials - CACM Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing - ICA Institute of Bioproduct Development - IBD

Service Entity

Research Management Centre - RMC Penerbit UTM Press Centre for Community & Industry Network - CCIN Innovation & Commercialisation Centre - ICC University Laboratory Management Centre - PPMU Institut Sultan Iskandar - UTM-ISI

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