07 March 2008

More PSD scholarships


KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Service Department is offering 200 more scholarships to enable more excellent students to pursue their degrees overseas.

With the addition, the number of scholarships offered for this year totals 2,000. The government expects to spend an estimated RM1.74 billion on the scholarships.

Candidates eligible for the scholarships are Malaysian citizens, aged 17, who have achieved excellent results in their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia.

The selection process will be based on academic results, extra-curricular activities, and family socio-economic background. Students can apply online at www.jpa.gov.my after the results are announced.

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