Scholarship details

The Public Service Department Malaysia (JPA) welcomes officials of the Management and Professional Group (R & D) of the Ministry / Department / Agency to apply for the United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship Program in 2019 for full-time Master’s and PhD studies.
Applicant must meet all the below requirements
Applicant candidates must meet the conditions and criteria set by the organiser as follows:
  • Must be a Government Management and/or Professional Group Officer who is currently in service;
  • Have been confirmed in the current service scheme by the closing date of the application;
  • Age must not exceed 50 years for Master's degree and must not exceed 45 years for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) level on 1 January 2019;
  • Achieve the Annual Performance Evaluation Rate (LNPT) 85% minimum for the up-to-date period of the current 3 calendar year (2015, 2016 & 2017);
  • Have good English proficiency;
  • Have declared property;
  • Clear of any charges or disciplinary actions and free from the Court's allegations;
  • Not blacklisted in the list of JPA education loan scheme borrowers
  • Not currently taking short courses abroad within the past year or long courses within the past two years (measured from October 26, 2018)
  • Courses taken are related to areas that are relevant to the field of work;
  • Not obtaining sponsorship (loan or scholarship) from other sponsoring agencies for the course taken; and
  • Obtained higher levels of academic qualifications owned by employees
  • Download detailed information according to the level of study you want to follow:
Preferred Discipline

The course chosen must be related to the area that corresponds to the job field.

How to apply for United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship

Interested Officers should:
(i) fill in the online application form at the JPA eSila portal via the link my; and
(ii) fill in the online application form at the Commonwealth Scholarships UK website via the following links:
The Head of Department or Head of Services is advised to make sure that the applicant can be released for follow-up if their scholarship application is successful.
The closing date for online applications for officers who wish to apply is December 19, 2018. Any questions or concerns in this matter may be submitted to:
In-Service Offer Management Unit
No. Phone: 03-88853546
Contact Info

For more information, please contact:
Unit Pengurusan Penawaran Dalam Perkhidmatan
No. Telefon: 03-88853546