Malaysian Public Service Department 9A+ Scholarship/Loan (Deadline: 30 June 2019)


This is a scholarship/loan for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) school leavers to pursue higher education locally. Students will undergo foundation studies before continuing at undergraduate level in Malaysia.

Fields of Study:

Based on a selected list of public and private universities and their selected courses. For public & private universities, it does not cover Education, Aviation, Nursing, Paramedical, professional and twinning programs. All professional courses have to be recognised by the relevant professional associations and for non-professional courses, the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).


  • Malaysian aged 18 years old (19 years with Remove class) or below on 31 December 2018;
  • Good health;
  • Sat for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) in 2018 for the first time at any secondary schools including special schools, private schools or private candidates and obtained 9 A+s;
  • Considerations for those from poor families and active in co-curricular activities;
  • Not receiving any other financial assistance/sponsorship from other agencies for the same course.

Value of Award & Conditions:

This is a loan which can be converted to scholarship based on the following conditions:

  • Full scholarship for candidates who serve the Public Service Department on completion of studies;
  • 25% repayment for candidates who serve Government linked companies on completion of studies;
  • 50% repayment for candidates who serve the private sector in Malaysia on completion of studies;
  • Full repayment for candidates who do not fulfil any of the above conditions.

Application & Enquiries:

For more information and online application, log on to Short-listed candidates will be called to attend a competency assessment.


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, June 2019

Information Source:
Public Service Department website

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