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Application Guidelines For Candidate - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2015

PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP)


Since 1975, PETRONAS has awarded education sponsorships to more than 35,000 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 PESP is once again open to Malaysias most outstanding students to pursue
undergraduate studies in oil and gas related fields. Eligible candidates will be shortlisted and
assessed prior to final selection.
The sponsorships are open for undergraduate programme at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
(UTP) and Foreign Universities.
1. PESP for UTP
Successful candidates are required to complete 1-year Foundation Programme prior to
pursuing the Bachelors Degree Programme
2. PESP for Foreign Universities
Successful candidates are required to complete up to 24 months of Pre-University
Programme prior to pursuing the Bachelors Degree Programme

Application Guidelines For Candidate - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2015


Eligibility criteria
1. Malaysian citizens aged between 17 - 19 years old in 2016
2. Possess strong leadership skills and active participation (demonstrable) in extra-curricular
activities
3. Identify the sponsored programme you wish to study:

Qualification
Required

Field

Technical

NonTechnical

Minimum 4A+, 5Ain SPM 2015, with


minimum A- for the
following subjects:
1. Chemistry
2. Physics

Minimum 4A+, 5Ain SPM 2015

University

Programmes

UTP

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

Foreign
Universities

Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Geology/Geophysics

Foreign
Universities

Accounting/Commerce/Finance
Actuarial Science
Economics
Law

Process & Schedule


Online Application System opens

3 March 2016

Online Application System closes

10 March 2016

Announcement & Invitation for PETRONAS YoungStars Day (PYD)

March 2016

PETRONAS YoungStars Day (PYD)

April 2016

Announcement of Sponsorship Awards

April 2016

Acceptance/rejection of Sponsorship Awards

May 2016

Application Guidelines For Candidate - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2015


Important Notes

All

applications

must

be

made

using

the

online

system

via

educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my

A detailed guide to completing the online application is available for download in Word
formats

Processing fee is NOT required for PESP application

Notification

of

successful

candidates

for

the

PYD

will

be

announced

via

educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my. The same username and password will be


required for log-in purposes

Incomplete or late application will not be processed