KUALA LUMPUR — March 4, 2015: Students who scored 9A+ and above in the 2014 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination will each be automatically offered a bursary to take up a preparatory or pre-university course in the country.
The Education Ministry in a statement said the bursary was to cover their course fee, and subsistence and accommodation allowance before furthering their studies for a degree locally or overseas.
“The bursary is given to the SPM excellent performers regardless of their race or family background,” it said.
The preparatory studies sponsored under the bursary programme are the Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), matriculation, foundation, A-level and international baccalaureate.
Students can check the offer through the online bursary application system on the ministry’s website at www.moe.gov.my from today until June 30.
Those offered the bursary need to read and understand the set guidelines and conditions for sponsorship, and to update their personal information through the online bursary application system.
Enquiries can be made through the Bahagian Tajaan Pendidikan at 03-83217086 or email to [email protected]