JPA – Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam or Public Service Department (PSD) will offer 1500 scholarships to best SPM students under Overseas undergraduate scholarship programs. The total sponsorship fund will be RM1.24 billion and the main objective is to create quality human capital for our country in the future. According to Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, JPA scholarship programs will focus on medical, dentistry, pharmacy and engineering courses and the sponsorship distribution will be based on 4 major categories such as population (60%), academic excellence (20%), Bumiputra of Sabah and Sarawak (10%) and the socially-disadvantaged (10%).
As you know, the seats for JPA scholarship are limited and there were around 18,884 applicants who applied for these popular professional courses. Therefore, the selected 1500 JPA scholarships candidates are considering themselves lucky enough to stand out of crowd because the chances to get the JPA scholars is around 8%. If you are one of the JPA scholarship holders, the period of working with Malaysia Government are depending to which courses you applied. Below is the table to highlight the years of service with Malaysia Government after graduated.
2) Then scroll down the website to Semakan Keputusan section to check whether you are selected to join JPA Interview for JPA scholarship as shown in the screen shot below.
3) Fill in your MyKad number and the password, you should see the status of JPA Interview. Good luck and wish you success in the future.
I hope you have read the common FAQ of JPA scholarship before you applied for it. If not yet, you can download the JPA common FAQ from their main website.