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Pre-France program for Malaysian students in Engineering Studies

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23 Jun 2024
Application deadline


This programme for Malaysian students wishing to enter an Engineering Studies programme after SPM is supported by the JPA government agency. 



Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Tuition fees and living expenses

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses


After obtaining their SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, equivalent to the British O-Level), students follow a 13-month pre-university training course in Malaysia (French and Engineering courses). Students then join a partner IUT, apply to an engineer school and continue their studies until the obtention of the Master of Engineering Degree. Students benefit from Intensive French Courses during the first 6 months of their studies to perfect their language level.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship covers tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of the studies (6 years).


  • Scholarships are awarded on academic criteria: very good SPM results are required.
  • Knowledge of French is not required, as students follow language training during their time in Malaysia.
  • Specialization in Engineering studies.
  • A very good academic level is required: SPM with an A level in all subjects.
  • Mastery of the French language is not required, students learn French during the first 13 months of the Pre-France programme in Malaysia.
  • Students who fail have to reimburse the scholarship.
  • Students sponsored by JPA will have to accept the job offers from JPA once they graduate. If JPA hasn't proposed any job offers within 6 months of graduation, students are free to work in the company of their choice.

Scholarship requirements


Engineering & Technology





Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

23 Jun 2024

Registrations can be made online with the JPA, after the publication of the SPM results.

Non-sponsored students should contact the MFI (Malaysia France Institute, UniKL) to register directly.

The selection is based on academic records and a motivational interview.


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