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ACCA SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP
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DANA PENDIDIKAN PERUBATAN
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KHAZANAH CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP (UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE)
BIASISWA SUKAN PERSEKUTUAN
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GENERAL CULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (GCSS)
GENERAL CULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (GCSS)
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UM MEDICAL CENTRE DIPLOMA PROGRAM
UM MEDICAL CENTRE DIPLOMA PROGRAM
RANCANGAN LATIHAN KAKITANGAN  AKADEMIK (RLKA)
RANCANGAN LATIHAN KAKITANGAN AKADEMIK (RLKA)
YAYASAN SIME DARBY POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
YAYASAN SIME DARBY POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
NATIONAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
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INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS AYUSH SCHOLARSHIP
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DELL MALAYSIA SCHOLARSHIP
DELL MALAYSIA SCHOLARSHIP
AXIATA YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM (UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE)
AXIATA YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM (UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE)
NSTP SCHOLARSHIP
NSTP SCHOLARSHIP
SKIM BIASISWA MYBRAINSC
SKIM BIASISWA MYBRAINSC
Maxis What\'s Next Scholarship
Maxis What\'s Next Scholarship
GD EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP
GD EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP
TUN RAHAH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
TUN RAHAH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
YAYASAN DAYADIRI SCHOLARSHIP - UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE
YAYASAN DAYADIRI SCHOLARSHIP - UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE
HSBC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
HSBC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
CHANG MING THIEN FOUNDATION LOAN
CHANG MING THIEN FOUNDATION LOAN
Stamford Higher Education 1Malaysia (HE1M)
Stamford Higher Education 1Malaysia (HE1M)
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YAYASAN PENDIDIKAN BISTARI SCHOLARSHIP
YAYASAN PENDIDIKAN BISTARI SCHOLARSHIP
PINJAMAN PENDIDIKAN YAYASAN PAHANG KE UNIVERSITI-UNIVERSITI TIMUR TENGAH (MESIR & JORDAN)
PINJAMAN PENDIDIKAN YAYASAN PAHANG KE UNIVERSITI-UNIVERSITI TIMUR TENGAH (MESIR & JORDAN)
PINJAMAN PELAJARAN BOLEH UBAH PROGRAM PASCA SISWAZAH LUAR NEGARA MARA
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PROGRAM PENAJAAN PELAJAR TERBAIK STPM 2013
PROGRAM PENAJAAN PELAJAR TERBAIK STPM 2013
ASTRO SCHOLARSHIP
ASTRO SCHOLARSHIP
MAXIS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE - UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
MAXIS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE - UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
SHELL SCHOLARSHIP (OVERSEAS)
SHELL SCHOLARSHIP (OVERSEAS)
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KPMG ASEAN Scholarship
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CURTIN PHD SCHOLARSHIP
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AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU) MALAYSIAN ALUMNI UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
JARDINE SCHOLARSHIP
JARDINE SCHOLARSHIP
CHEVENING UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIPS
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NBC (NG BEE CHAI) FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
NBC (NG BEE CHAI) FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
AXIATA YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM (NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOL)
AXIATA YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM (NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOL)
MMC SCHOLARSHIP
MMC SCHOLARSHIP
THE IMU BACHELOR OF PHARMACY SCHOLARSHIP 2013
THE IMU BACHELOR OF PHARMACY SCHOLARSHIP 2013
UWE Bristol Lord Templeman LLB Scholarship
UWE Bristol Lord Templeman LLB Scholarship
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PINJAMAN PENDIDIKAN KERAJAAN NEGERI PULAU PINANG
PINJAMAN PENDIDIKAN KERAJAAN NEGERI PULAU PINANG
KHAZANAH GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP (FOUNDATION, UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE)
KHAZANAH GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP (FOUNDATION, UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE)
THE STAR EDUCATION FUND
THE STAR EDUCATION FUND
SUNRISE EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (UNDERGRADUATE)
SUNRISE EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (UNDERGRADUATE)
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TUNG SHIN HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP
YAYASAN SIME DARBY UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (US)
YAYASAN SIME DARBY UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (US)
OVERSEAS STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES AT LINGNAN UNIVERSITY HONG KONG
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YAYASAN TM TALENT-A 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
YAYASAN TM TALENT-A 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
SHELL SCHOLARSHIP (LOCAL)
SHELL SCHOLARSHIP (LOCAL)
SINGAPORE SCHOLARSHIPS
SINGAPORE SCHOLARSHIPS
BIASISWA YAYASAN TENAGA NASIONAL - PROGRAM UNIVERSITI TENAGA NASIONAL (UNITEN)
BIASISWA YAYASAN TENAGA NASIONAL - PROGRAM UNIVERSITI TENAGA NASIONAL (UNITEN)
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
“JOURNEY TO SEMICONDUCTOR” SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
“JOURNEY TO SEMICONDUCTOR” SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
BIASISWA NASIONAL JPA
BIASISWA NASIONAL JPA
KEN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
KEN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
YAYASAN SIME DARBY DIPLOMA BURSARY PROGRAMME (LOCAL)
YAYASAN SIME DARBY DIPLOMA BURSARY PROGRAMME (LOCAL)
Royal Military College (RMC) Intake
Royal Military College (RMC) Intake
TANJONG PLC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
TANJONG PLC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
MAAC SCHOLARSHIP
MAAC SCHOLARSHIP
MPOB Education Scholarship
MPOB Education Scholarship
TOP GLOVE SCHOLARSHIP
TOP GLOVE SCHOLARSHIP
YTL CEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
YTL CEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
JPA Scholarship review, no more for SPM leavers in 2012 PDF Print E-mail

This is indeed a good move. While waiting for JPA to finish reviewing/revamping the scholarship award, here's some of the info gathered:

- the review may consider “reserving” scholarship offers for top scorers at university-entry level

- may be providing small bursaries for SPM-level students for them to undertake pre-university courses such as STPM, matriculation or A-levels

 - key idea was to give scholarships to those able to achieve very good results and a place at top universities

- it was important to be “fair and balanced” in the process of awarding scholarships to ensure that all communities benefited from them [now, this is the muddly part that would create unhappiness]

- Scholarships will be reserved if you are able to get very good results (at foundation) and (a) place at top universities

- not all top students will be given overseas scholarships

- list of top universities will be provided

I also hope that JPA will consider all  pre-uni studies on an balanced footing and not favor one qualification over the others. 


The Najib administration has decided to only give PublicService Department (PSD) scholarships to university entrants instead of SPM top scorers from 2012 to avoid the distress they have caused in past years.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak however said those who do well in the Form Five SPM examination will receive small bursaries instead to pursue their foundation studies.

“Scholarships will be reserved if you are able to get very good results (at foundation) and (a) place at top universities,” said Najib (picture) in an interview with the Chinese-language One FM radio station today.

“Giving out scholarships at SPM level is not a good idea... Just because you do well at O-levels doesn’t mean you’ll do well at A-levels,” he added.

Putrajaya gives out 1,500 scholarships annually and has asked government-linked companies to also offer money for top scorers.

MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek had said last week public examinations are too easy, leading to a high number of top scorers seeking scholarships.

Asked which universities were deemed “top” institutions, Najib said they would be identified in due course.

The PM also stressed that not all top students will be given overseas scholarships.

“Our universities here need top students as well. Here, we complain our universities are not ranked highly in terms of the world ranking,” he said.

“At the same time we insist on sending our top students abroad. It is a contradiction in terms of what we want to achieve,” he added.

The ranking of public institutions in Malaysia has dived through the years to the point of dropping out of the top 200 universities in the QS World University Rankings last year.

Six out of seven Malaysian universities, however, improved their ranking on the QS Asian University Rankings this year, with Universiti Malaya climbing three spots to 39th, although no Malaysian university entered the top 10 ranks.

Despite Putrajaya handing out 500 special local scholarships recently on top of the 12,000 PSD grants it gives out annually, many top scorers were still disappointed they did not receive government funding to study overseas.

The main bone of contention in the annual allocation of PSD scholarships centres around the 1,500 overseas grants, of which only 20 per cent are decided based on merit.

Nine hundred are given out based on racial quotas, with Sabah and Sarawak natives getting 75 grants each and the remaining 10 per cent to special needs students.

source: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/federal-scholarships-for-undergrads-not-spm-top-scorers-from-2012/


A total review of the Public Service Department (PSD) scholarship policy will be conducted next year.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the review would include whether to “reserve” scholarship offers for top scorers at university-entry level and providing small bursaries for SPM-level students for them to undertake pre-university courses such as STPM, matriculation or A-levels.

“We will work out a new policy next year,” he said on Thursday during the one FM Morning Kaki radio show.

His son, Nor Ashman also appeared on the show.

He said the key was to give scholarships to those able to achieve very good results and a place at top universities.

“Giving scholarships at SPM level is not a good idea. Even if students do well in their O-levels, it doesn't mean they will do well in their A-levels,” he added.

Najib added it was important to be “fair and balanced” in the process of awarding scholarships to ensure that all communities benefited from them.

source: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/6/23/nation/20110623092935&sec=nation

 

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+1 #4 gez 2012-01-10 09:31
this will also benifit those who have money and be able to pursue studies in a level foundation and etc, even if they dont do well in spm, so this will cause great impact for those who come from average or middle class family..
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+10 #3 emmerine 2011-09-01 02:40
this will still benefit bumi's only as allocation for local matriculation for non-bumi is only 10%. Just imagine the ratio. It is fair?
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+7 #2 dinesh 2011-08-11 16:19
this will be a good idea if the scholarship is awarded to those who are really "qualified" without favourism
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+9 #1 Dinesh 2011-07-02 15:23
this will still benefit the bumi's as most of the places in ipta is offered to bumi's .non bumi's should either do form 6(which most of them don't) or use their own money to complete their A-levels
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