Yang Di Pertuan Agong Scholarship (Deadline: 15 Mac. 2019)


This is a scholarship offered by Malaysian Public Service Department for Malaysians to pursue Postgraduate Studies locally or abroad.

Fields of Study:

Masters and Ph.D programs in Economics, Law, Science & Technology, Islamic Finance.


  • Malaysian citizens;
  • Less than 35 years old in the year commencing study;
  • Excellent academic results with minimum CGPA of 3.75 or 1st Class Honours or equivalent;
  • Preference for those active in co-curricular and social activities or with creative and innovative work;
  • Preference for those proficient in more than one international language;
  • Have gained admission to study full-time at local research universities or prominent international universities recognised by Malaysian Public Service Department.

Number of Awards:



Successful candidates are required to sign a contract with the government to return to Malaysia to serve for a minimum of 5 years.


Application & Enquiries:

For further information and application online, refer to http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my/. Selected candidates will be called to attend an interview.

For any enquires, telephone 03-88853546/3053/3438 or email ldp@jpa.gov..my.


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Feb. 2019 

Information Source:
Malaysian Public Service Department website

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