Malaysian Public Service Department Local Scholarship/Loan (Deadline: 18 Mar. 2020)


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:

They are 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 2019;
  • Good health;
  • Sat for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) in 2019 for the first time at any secondary schools including special schools, private schools or private candidates and obtained 9 A+s;
  • Parents are not black-listed or in litigation with the Public Service Department;
  • 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. Enquiries can be made at 03-8885 3297/3553/3387.


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Mar. 2020

Information Source:
Public Service Department website

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