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JPA Scholarships 2018

by StudyMalaysia on March 21, 2018 | Top Stories

JPA Scholarships 2018 - StudyMalaysia.com

If you’re a SPM 2017 candidate, you might want to check out the scholarships offered by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia (JPA) or the Public Services Department Malaysia this year.


Special Programme for Japan, Korea, France and Germany (JKPJ) 2018

Applications are open to candidates who sat for SPM in 2017. This special programme offers a sponsorship in the form of a convertible loan (Pinjaman Boleh Ubah) to students interested in pursuing engineering, science and technology (S & T), or social science in these countries—Japan, Korea, France or Germany. Successful candidates will receive sponsorship to undergo a preparatory programme before pursuing their first degree or diploma in the countries mentioned.

General Entry Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Malaysian citizens
  • SPM 2017 candidates (first attempt)
  • below 18 years (19 years for remove stream) at the time they sat for SPM in 2017
  • in good health

The parents of the applicants or other family members must not be blacklisted by or facing legal action from JPA. In addition, the candidate must not be in receipt of any form of financial assistance or sponsorship from any other agency for the same level of study.

Application Period

19 to 26 March 2018

For more information on how to apply, click here.


2018 9A+ Sponsorship Programme

Also known as Program Penajaan 9A+ Tahun 2018, this sponsorship is open to SPM 2017 candidates who scored A+ in at least nine subjects. Successful candidates will be offered a sponsorship in the form of a convertible loan (Pinjaman Boleh Ubah) to pursue a pre-university programme and a first degree at a university in Malaysia.

General Entry Requirements

Applicants must be Malaysian citizens. The parents of the applicants or other family members must not be blacklisted by or facing legal action from JPA. In addition, the candidate must not be in receipt of any form of financial assistance or sponsorship from any other agency for the same level of study.

Candidates who wish to pursue the fields of medicine, dentistry or pharmacy must be in excellent health condition.

Special Requirements

Applicants must be SPM 2017 candidates (first attempt) including candidates from special schools, private schools and private candidates. They must have an A+ grade in at least nine subjects and must be below 18 years (19 years for remove stream) as at 31 Dec in the year they sat for SPM.

Candidates must have secured an offer from an approved university and commenced pre-university studies before or on 31 December 2018.

Pre-university Programmes Offered Under This Scholarship

  • Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)
  • Matrikulasi Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (KPM)
  • Asasi Universiti Awam (UA) (E.g. Asasi UIAM; Asasi Sains UM; Asasi UNIMAS; Asasi UMS; Asasi UniSZA; Asasi Pengajian Islam UM; Tahmidi USIM; Asasi UKM; etc.)
  • Program ASASIpintar, Pusat PERMATApintar Negara
  • Foundation programmes at IPTS:
    • Foundation programme
    • A-Levels
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme
    • AUSMAT

First Degree Programmes Offered Under This Scholarship

All fields except education, flight (pilot), nursing, sub-science, professional programmes and twinning programmes
  1. Universiti Malaya (UM)
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  4. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  6. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  7. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
  8. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  9. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  10. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  11. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  12. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
  13. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
  14. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  15. Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  16. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  17. Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
  18. Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  19. Universiti Pertahanan Malaysia (UPNM)
  20. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
Medicine Dentistry Architecture
(including Part I & Part II)
  1. International Medical University (IMU)
  2. Universiti Kuala Lumpur – Royal College of Medicine Perak
  3. AIMST University
  4. UCSI University
  5. Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS)
  6. Management & Science University (MSU)
  7. MAHSA University
  8. University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  9. Taylor’s University
  10. Monash University Malaysia, Sunway Campus
  11. Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
  12. Universiti Perdana – RCSI
  13. SEGi University
  14. Lincoln University College
  1. AIMST University
  2. International Medical University (IMU)
  3. MAHSA University College
  4. SEGi University & College
  1. Taylor’s University
Pharmacy Engineering Science & Technology and Social Science
  1. UCSI University
  2. International Medical University (IMU)
  3. AIMST University
  4. Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS)
  5. Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
  6. Management & Science University (MSU)
  7. SEGi University & College
  8. Monash University Malaysia
  9. MAHSA University
  10. Taylor’s University
  11. Lincoln University College
  12. Universiti Kuala Lumpur – Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL- RCMP)
  13. KPJ Healthcare University College
  14. Quest International University Perak (QIUP)
  1. AIMST
  2. Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
  3. Curtin University of Technology
  4. Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
  5. INTI International University
  6. KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
  7. Monash University Malaysia
  8. Nilai University
  9. SEGi University
  10. Swinburne University of Technology
  11. Taylor’s University
  12. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  13. UCSI University
  14. UniKL Kuala Lumpur – British Malaysian Institute
  15. UniKL Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia France Institute
  16. Universiti Selangor
  17. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  18. UTM - Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)
  19. University Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  20. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
  21. Multimedia University (MMU)
  1. Monash University Malaysia
  2. Universiti Teknologi Petronas
  3. Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia
  4. Swinburne University of Technology
  5. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  6. Asia Pacific University Of Technology & Innovation
  7. University Tenaga Nasional
  8. Management And Science University
  9. Sunway University
  10. UCSI University
  11. Taylor’s University
  12. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  13. Kolej Universiti Sains Perubatan Cyberjaya
  14. Lincoln University College
  15. Universiti Multimedia
  16. Al-Madinah International University
  17. Asia E University
  18. City University
  19. INTI University
  20. MAHSA University
  21. SEGi University
  22. Universiti HELP
  23. Universiti Infrastruktur Kuala Lumpur
  24. Universiti Kuala Lumpur
  25. Universiti Nilai
  26. Universiti Tun Abdul Razak
  27. KDU University College
  28. Kolej Universiti Hospitaliti Berjaya
  29. Kolej Universiti Insaniah
  30. Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor
  31. Kolej Universiti TATI
  32. Kolej Universiti Teknologi Antarabangsa Twintech
  33. Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology

Application Period

19 March 2018 to 30 June 2018 (no later than 5pm)

For more information on how to apply, click here.

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