Thursday, August 13, 2009

PSD offering 12 Yang di-Pertuan Agong scholarships

Thanks to my loyal blog reader for sharing this.


This article is from The Star


PETALING JAYA: The Public Services Department (PSD) is offering 12 post-graduate scholarships under the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship Programme.

The scholarships are divided into six places each for Master's and PhD in the fields of Science and Technology, Economics and Law, said a press statement from the department.

"The scholarships are meant for candidates with excellent academic and non-academic (extra-curricular activities) achievements to pursue post-graduate studies either locally or overseas," the statement added.

Priority would be given to candidates who have achieved excellent results in their undergraduate and Master's degrees; and have abilities such as speaking several languages, are active in community activities, possessing special skills, and ability to produce creative and innovative works.

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship Programme's allowances are better than those offered under other scholarships, while fees are paid straight to the university.

The application closing date is Aug 24.

Application forms can be downloaded from or

For more information, call the PSD hotline 03-8885 3436/3892 or visit the counter at: Human Capital Development Division (Bahagian Pembangunan Modal Insan), Fifth Floor, Block C 1, Parcel C, Public Ser- vices Department, Putrajaya; from 8am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm.

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