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Award Category
  • MAKNA Cancer Research Award
Organization Award Provider
Awards Objectives

The aim of the MAKNA Cancer Research Award is to promote cancer research among young scientists.

Eligibility Criteria

Application is open to all Malaysians citizens with a basic degree and aged below 40 years, residing in Malaysia and interested in research. Students who are pursuing their postgraduate degrees are encouraged to apply.


MAKNA offers 3 to 4 research awards per year with the value of each award not exceeding RM 30,000.

These awards cannot be used to purchase equipment and to employ salaried personnel.

The project must be carried out in Malaysia and completed within 2 years.

Application Procedures

All applications must be submitted online through a database of Malaysian scientist research (TRSM) at before the closing date. Each application must be accompanied by a confirmation form from the institution signed by the Dean / Head of Unit where the candidate will realize the research will run.

Last modified
Dec 2018