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PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP/Biasiswa Petronas)

PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (Biasiswa Petronas)
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About PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP)
Since 1975, PETRONAS has awarded education sponsorships to more than 30,000 deserving students possessing high academic caliber. This was and still is pursued passionately by PETRONAS which continues to display a consistent appetite for innovation and a proven heart for the community.

The PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) is once again open to Malaysia’s most outstanding students to pursue undergraduate studies in oil and gas related fields. Eligible candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to final selection.

The sponsorships are open for undergraduate programme at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) and overseas universities.
  1. PESP for UTPSuccessful candidates are required to complete 1-year Foundation Programme prior to pursuing the Bachelor’s Degree Programme
  2. PESP for overseas universitiesSuccessful candidates are required to complete up to 24 months of Pre-University Programme prior to pursuing the Bachelor’s Degree Programme
Eligibility criteria
  1. Malaysian citizens aged between 17 - 19 years old in 2014
  2. Possess strong leadership skills and active participation (demonstrable) in extra-curricular activities
PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) SPM 2013 Selection Process 
20 March 2014: Online application opens
26 March 2014: Online application closes
4 April 2014: Announcement for PETRONAS YoungStars Day 2014
12 -16 April 2014: PETRONAS YoungStars Day 2014
25 April 2014: Announcement for PESP Award
2 May 2014: Last day of acceptance/rejection of PESP Award

PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) Award 
  1. Successful applicants to be awarded with PETRONAS sponsorship will be notified via PETRONAS OAS on 25 May 2014. 
  2. Country of study and courses offered will be decided by PETRONAS and will be communicated to successful applicants during issuance of award letter via PETRONAS OAS. 
  3. Sponsorship award is a conditional offer subject to medical screening at any government hospital or PETRONAS panel clinic and will be cleared and verified by group HSE prior to university admission. 
How to Apply

Sponsored programmes and qualification required Field 
Qualification Required 
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS 

 Chemical Engineering 
 Civil Engineering 
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering 
 Petroleum Engineering 
 Petroleum Geoscience 

Obtained a minimum of 7A+ and 2A- in SPM 2013 inclusive of the following subjects: 
 Physics 
 Chemistry 

Overseas Universities 

 Chemical Engineering 
 Mechanical Engineering 
 Petroleum Engineering 

Overseas Universities 

 Accounting/Commerce/Finance 
 Economics 
 Actuarial Science 
 Law 

Obtained a minimum of 7A+ and 2A- in SPM 2013 

Pre-University, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship Offers

  1. 23 April 2017: UEM Group Local Foreign Universities Scholarship for SPM Leavers
  2. 30 April 2017: Dermasiswa Program Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tunas Potensi
  3. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia (YABM) Scholarship for Form 5 Students Apply AFS Program
  4. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Undergraduate (Honours) Scholarships
  5. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Postgraduate (Master & PhD) Scholarships
  6. 2 May 2017: Biasiswa MREPC Local Undergraduate Scholarship Awards
  7. 2 May 2017: MREPC Scholarship Awards for Graduate Diploma of Rubber Technology
  8. 3 May 2017: The Astro Scholarship Award for Pre-University / Foundation / Diploma / Undergraduate
  9. 3 May 2017: The Astro Postgraduate Scholarship Awards for MBA & Data Science
  10. 3 May 2017: Skim Prihatin Pendidikan 1Malaysia (SPP1M) 1Malaysia Education Care Scheme
  11. 8 May 2017: Sarawak Energy Berhad Scholarships for Sarawakians
  12. 22 May 2017: Biasiswa JPA: Penawaran Program Penajaan 9A+ SPM 2016
  13. 30 May 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan Tun Suffian Cambridge Scholarship Awards
  14. 18 June 2017: Penang Future Foundation (PFF) Undergraduate Scholarship
  15. 30 June 2017: Biasiswa OCBC Bank Malaysia Local Undergraduate Scholarships
  16. 31 December 2017: Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) Discount on Repayment
  17. Open throughout the year: Maxis What’s Next Scholarship for Postgraduate Degree/Diploma Programme
  18. Open throughout the year: Biasiswa Karangkraf Scholarship Education Fund
  19. Open throughout the year: Amcorp Study Grant for ACCA Qualification in Collaboration with Yayasan Azman Hashim Foundation
  20. 36 Scholarships for IPTA Undergraduate Students
  21. Throughout the year: Intel Malaysia Scholarships