JPA Scholarship (Program Penajaan Nasional)


Where to Study


Study Level

Degree,Pre University


Convertible Loan

Scholarship details


Program Penajaan Nasional (PPN) 2019 is a sponsorship of the 20 most outstanding students of SPM in 2018 to study at leading universities worldwide. Candidates selected will be offered sponsorship in the form of a convertible loan to pursue a preparatory course geared towards a first degree, subject to the conditions set and recognised courses within the world's best universities in the US and the UK as listed in QS World University Rankings and/or THE World University Rankings.

Application period: 15th to 21st March 2019


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • Malaysian citizen;
  • Applicant must have good health;
  • Applicant is not blacklisted by JPA or in litigation byJPA;
  • Applicant is not receiving financial support/sponsorship by any agency or is currently pursuing the same study;
  • Applicant sat for the SPM 2018 exam for the first time in any secondary school including special schools, private schools and private candidates;
  • Applicant has not reached 18 years (19 years for transition students) on 31 December in the year SPM was taken.

Specific Requirements 

Obtained at least a minimum of 9A + and minimum grade A for other subjects (if available) in SPM exams with A + grade for subjects the following:

  • Bahasa Melayu;
  •  History;
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Additional Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Chemistry; and
  • Two (2) other subjects.

To read the full entry requirements, click here.

To read the FAQ, click here.

Preferred Discipline
  • Accounting & Business
  • Arts & Communication
  • Aviation & Maritime
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Education & Languages
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Environmental & Marine
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Law & Humanities
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Medicine, Health & Sciences
  • Pre-University

How to apply for JPA Scholarship (Program Penajaan Nasional)

Learn how you can apply now
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Interested students are required to fill in profiling online via the link above, which will only be available to applicants only. Candidates are allowed to register, updating the application information before the application closing date. Only the latest amendments were taken into account for the purpose of data storage.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia,
Aras 2-4, Blok C2, Kompleks C,
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
62510 Putrajaya, Malaysia


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