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2016 Education Research Grant Program


The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) was established in 2009 by Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia to further strengthen Malaysia’s business tourism brand and position for the international business events market. A non-profit organisation, MyCEB serves as a central hub to assist meeting and event planners to bid for and stage international business events in Malaysia and act as a conduit for national product development. To support the development of business events industry, MyCEB offers financial assistance through the Education Research Grant.



Aims and objectives

The aim and objective of the grant is to stimulate and encourage high calibre Masters Students, PhD candidates, PhD graduates and academicians to publish dissertations, thesis and academic journals to present new research findings particularly on Malaysia’s business events industry. It is meant to provide educational support to regenerate interest and awareness of the business events industry. It also can simultaneously build and maintain human capital and develop business leaders within the industry by helping to raise the professional standards in the international meetings industry

The Education Research Grant is open to all Masters and PhD candidates, PhD graduate as well as academicians in public and private universities in Malaysia. Research topics should be based on based on the following subjects


  • Convention and Event Tourism
  • Tourism & Events
  • Exhibition Management
  • Event Management
  • Venue Management
  • International Conference, Convention
  • Corporate Meeting and Incentive Travels
  • Trade Exhibition
  • International Festivals, Musicals and Concerts
  • International Sports event
  • Association Development
  • Other related topics pertaining to business tourism


Download ‘2016 Education Research Grant Program final

Download ‘2016 Education Research Grant Program final Application Form