Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship Is Open For Application

Kuala Lumpur, 10 February 2020 – Applications for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship (BYDPA) to pursue Master’s and Doctorate degrees for the 2020/2021 session at local and foreign universities, is now open.


Eligible Malaysian candidates for INCEIF’s masters and PhD programmes are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.

The Public Service Department (PSD) in a statement said applications could be made via online form at http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my, and the closing date is Friday March 6, 2020. The deadline for submitting applications by hand or post is the same.

BYDPA offers 12 scholarships, six at Masters-level and six at PhD-level for candidates pursuing studies in Science and Technology, Economics, Law and Islamic Finance.

Priority would be given to candidates with excellent academic results, with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.75 or a first-class Bachelor or Master’s degree. Applicants should not be more than 35 years old in the year of enrolment.

Eligible and shortlisted candidates will go through a selection process, including being called for interview.

For more information on the offer visit http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my, or call 03-8885 3371/3879/3438/3569 on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm or email topenawaranldp@jpa.gov.my

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