Universiti Teknologi Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) Malaysia 2020: The Petronas Education Sponsorship Program (PSEP) has a history of awarding Petronas Scholarships to more than 36,000 deserving and deserving students since 1975. Especially for those who dare to push the boundaries of performance and leadership.
For this reason, PETRONAS continues to focus on this. And equally, It strives to develop the right talent that will ultimately contribute to the growth of society and the nation.
Hence, the application of the Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) is once again open to outstanding Malaysians. Especially, for those who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in oil and gas-related fields. Also, they will be selecting and interviewing all eligible candidates before the final selection.
Level/Field of Study
The Petronas Scholarship sponsorship is open to students who wish to continue their university studies in institutions of higher education in the following manner:
- Universiti Teknologi Petronas: Complete 1-year Foundation Programme at UTP prior to pursuing the Bachelor’s Degree Programme
- Overseas Universities: Complete up to 24 months of Pre- University Programme in Malaysia prior to pursuing the Bachelor’s Degree Programme overseas.
Especially, for those who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in oil and gas-related fields. It Includes:
Accounting, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Economics, Law, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Instrumentation), Geology/Geophysics, Material Engineering/Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Software Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience.
PESP Host Nationality
The Petronas Education Sponsorship Program (PESP) scholarship is hosted in Malaysia.
PESP Eligible Nationality
The Petronas Education Sponsorship Program (PESP) scholarship is once again open for both Local & International Students.
PESP Scholarship Worth
The Petronas Education Sponsorship Program (PESP) is a fully-funded scholarship and equally takes care of the student’s tuition fee, welfare, and accommodation.
- Malaysian citizens from 17 to 19 years old in 2020.
- Strong leadership skills and active (demonstrable) participation in extracurricular activities
Academic qualification required for the sponsored program:
Below are the listed University and the programs as well as the Qualification Required
- UTP: with Minimum 9A- in SPM 2019, with a minimum A for the following subjects Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience
- Overseas Universities: Minimum 9A- in SPM 2019, with a minimum A for the following subjects Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics (for engineering courses) OR Minimum 9A- in SPM 2019, with a minimum A for Mathematics (for non-engineering courses)
Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Instrumentation), Geology/Geophysics, Material Engineering/Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Software Engineering
Accounting, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Economics, Law, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics.
How to Apply for Universiti Teknologi Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) Malaysia 2020
- All applications must be submitted via the online application system at https://educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my.
- For the PESP application, you won’t be requiring a processing fee.
- Notification of successful candidates for the PYD will be announced via https://educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my. You will be needing the same username and password for log-in purposes.
- Application opens from 14th March 2019 (9.00 am) and closes on 21st March 2019 (5.00pm
- Click Guideline for PESP Applicants 2019 and FAQ for your reference.
Click on the links above to go to the application page.
Important Information On Universiti Teknologi Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP) Malaysia 2020
- The application must be submitted online via the link provided above.
- If you choose to study at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), it is COMPULSORY that you apply for university admission at UTP.
- Incomplete or late applications will not be processed.
PETRONAS Online Application System (OAS)
Q: How can I apply the PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme (PESP)?
A: You can apply PESP via Online Application System at
Q: Who can apply for PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme?
A: Only SPM 2019 leavers who achieve the minimum of 8A- is eligible to apply PESP.
Q: I have difficulty in accessing the portal. Why?
A: Kindly ensure to use only Internet Explorer 8 and above or Google Chrome browsers to access the
online application system.
Q: I am now at https://educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my website, how should I proceed with the
A: Kindly click on “Register” to proceed with your registration.
Q: Where can I download the step by step process to apply for PESP?
A: You can download the Guideline for PESP Applicants 2020 which can be found at the bottom of
Q: I cannot proceed with my registration. Why?
A: This can be due to the following reasons:
A similar username has been registered.
2. Age limit
Your age is not between 17 to 19 years old in 2020
3. Similar email address
A similar email address has been registered.
4. Not meeting academic criteria
The total number of subjects (grade: A+, A and A-) is less than 8.
5. Incorrect captcha
The captcha entered is incorrect.
Q: How can I proceed if I have forgotten my password?
A: If you have forgotten your password, kindly follow these simple steps:
1. Click “Forgotten Password” at the login page.
2. Enter your IC number and given captcha in the required fields.
3. Click “Send”.
4. An email will be sent to your registered email address together with your new password.
5. Login with the new password and follow the next instruction accordingly.
Q: How can I change my password?
A: You may follow these simple steps:
1. Login to the Online Application System.
2. Click “Change Password”.
3. Enter your current password and new password.
4. Click “Save”.
Q: What happens if I do not agree to provide consent for my data to be shared?
A: You are not able to proceed with the online application.
Q: Can I only choose one programme selection?
A: No. The system requires you to choose two (2) programmes.
Q: Can I choose the same programme for my 1st and 2nd choice?
A: Yes. You are allowed to choose the same Programme Selection for your first and second choice.
However, you are required to choose different Discipline Selection based on your Programme
Q: How many numbers of a dependent should I declare?
A: You are required to declare the number of a dependent from the parents’/guardian’s point of view
including the parents/guardian, the applicant (you) and other family members who are dependent to the
Q: My father/mother/guardian is currently not working/private sector retiree. What should I put in the
Occupation, Name of Employer, Position and Monthly Income fields?
A: Please key in “Not Available” for Occupation, Name of Employer, Position and Monthly Income fields.
Q: My father/mother/guardian is currently the government sector retiree. What should I put in the
Occupation, Name of Employer, Position and Monthly Income fields?
A: Please key in “Retiree” for Occupation, “Government Sector” for Name of Employer, <Position held
prior retiree> for Position and <Pension Income> for Monthly Income fields.
Amend application details after submission
Q: I have already submitted my application but I wish to amend some details in the online application form. What should I do?
A: Kindly contact system administrator at hotline number 03 – 2051 2277 (5th March – 11th March
2020, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm) by providing your IC number, username or email address for verification
Q: How I will be notified as a successful candidate to attend the assessment?
A: PETRONAS will notify all applicants via email, SMS & online application system at
https://educationsponsorship.petronas.com.my/OAS on 20 March 2020.
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