JPA Dermasiswa B40

Published by Afterschool.my on Jul 10, 2018, 08:56 am

2017 SPM candidates are invited to apply for a sponsorship under the B40 Bursary Programme (JPA Dermasiswa B40). The programme targets students pursuing diploma-level and professional certificates in institutions identified from the background of low-income families, the B40s will receive aid in terms of scholarship.

The objective of the programme is to help students from low income families to pursue higher education, especially in the field of TVET and professional certificates with high prospects for the industry.

For the year 2018, sponsorships involved are in courses offered by Public Universities, Politeknik, Institut Kemahiran Awam, UniKL Malaysia Institute of Aviation Technology (MIAT), UniKL Malaysia Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (MIMET) and Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA (KUPTM).


Interested applicants must fulfill the general and specific entry requirements below:

General Requirements

  • Malaysian Citizen
  • Sat for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination in 2017 for the first time
  • Age has yet to reach 19 years on the date of application (20 years for transitional students)
  • Mother, father and family members are not blacklisted by the PSD or are under JPA lawsuit
  • In good health
  • Not accepting financial / sponsorship assistance from any agency for the same study
  • Household income is RM4,359.00 per month and below.

Specific Requirements

i. For Public Universities / Politeknik / UniKL MIMET / UniKL MIAT / KUPTM / UNITEN / MMU

  • Sat for SPM in 2017 and earn credits for Bahasa Melayu and History subjects and get at least grade C in any of the three (3) other subjects taken; and
  • Has been given an offer letter and has started their studies at the institution.

ii. For Institut Kemahiran Awam (National Youth Skills Institute (IKTBN) / MARA Skills Institute / MARA High Skills College / Community College / High Technology Training Center (ADTEC) / Japan-Malaysia Technical Institute (JMTI))

  • Sat for SPM in 2017 and earned grade B for Bahasa Malaysia and History and obtained at least grade C in any one (1) other subject taken; and
  • Has been given an offer letter and has started their studies at the institution.

Courses Not Offered

Courses not covered by this sponsorship includes education, nursing, courses that require students to take piloting license and professional courses such as ACCA, LINUX and CLP.

How to Apply

Applications are now OPEN online at eSILA Portal http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my for 16 days from July 10, 2017 (Tuesday) from 5.00pm, to 16 July 2017 (Wednesday) at 5.00pm.

Questions about the sponsorship programme and problems regarding technical issues can be made by calling 03-8885 3049 on every working day from 9:00am to 4:30pm or through their online portal here.


Results are estimated to be released on August 30, 2018 (Thursday) at 5.00pm through this portal.

Click here to apply now

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