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Education Ministry Bursaries (Program Bursary Pelajar Cemerlang SPM)

Education Ministry Bursaries for SPM Top Scorers (Program Bursary Pelajar Cemerlang SPM)
Andy Lau Chuen Weng, 2011 SPM 10A+'s scorer, wrote in SPM Straight A+'s for Dummies, on Education Ministry Bursaries (Program Bursary Pelajar Cemerlang SPM):
What I know about this new bursary thing is that, you MUST have at least 9A+’s to get it. This bursary is actually a sponsorship to do matriculations,A-levels, IB, or Form 6, if I’m not mistaken.

If you get 9A+’s and above in your SPM, you’ll automatically get it. No tests, no interviews! You just have to select what pre-U course you want, and it’s free!

I’ve registered for A-levels, as it is more recognised internationally, and it’s also quite valuable compared to matriculations. However, I’ve heard that it’s also tougher than matrics. I’ve also heard that they changed the STPM system, so I have no idea on how it actually is.

In the end, it all comes down to your own choice. Make sure you ask a lot of people and do some research before you make your choice!