Applicants from SPM leavers are invited to get sponsorship under the JPA-MARA  Special Program to pursue first degree studies locally and internationally. Candidates are selected for this program will follow the setup program before pursuing First Degree.

The JPA-MARA Special Program is a sponsorship program for Bumiputera students with excellent SPM results and pursuing higher education in selected courses.

Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend scholarship interview.

  1. The applicants and applicant’s parents (either Mother or Father), who is of the Bumiputera ethnic group and a Malaysian Citizen.
  2. Applicants must not exceed 19 years old in the application (20 years old for transitioning students) and SPM for the first time.
  3. Applicant is in good health
  4. Applicant’s Mother, father and family members are not blacklisted by the JPA or are in the JPA litigation.
  5. The applicant does not receive financial support / sponsorship of any agency to study or equal rank.

Obtained at least grade A (combination of grade A + and grade A only) in five (5) subjects following:

a) English

b) Mathematics

c) Islamic Education / Quran and As-Sunnah Education /Islamic Sharia Education /Moral education;

d) Two (2) other subjects.


Obtained at least grade In the following two (2) subjects:

a) English

b) History

Based on the agreement set by the scholarship provider.

Accounting / Economics / Finance / Actuarial Science

  1. Applicants must register first before you can apply ONLINE.
  2. Applicants should read and understand all of the guidelines and conditions that are available prior to making application.

Contact Info

Bahagian Pembangunan Modal Insan,
Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia,
Aras 2-4, Blok C2, Kompleks C,
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
62510 Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Website: http://www.jpa.gov.my | http://esilav2.jpa.gov.my