Financial Aid

The tertiary education of art & design is ever costly as compared to other courses due to the increase in academic standards and additional utilities of equipment and art materials. However, the reward of a creative career is usually more satisfying as it will eventually become a life-long professional exploration and personal achievement.

The purpose of Dasein Scholarship is to encourage more talented students with financial constraints to take on the challenge of a career in the profession of art & design.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Applicant is required to present SPM or other equivalent qualifications results upon application. Forecast result is not acceptable.

  2. Dasein Academy of Art scholarships is only applicable for new enrolment students. 1A to 9A and above* scholarship will be equally divided at the starting of the Year ONE -2nd semester once approved. (Subject to Approval)

  3. All results used for scholarship application are only acceptable within 3 years of validity from the date of issue.

  4. Students are required to settle their tuition fees before the commencement of studies. Upon the approval of scholarship, tuition fees will be refunded accordingly.

  5. Scholarship will be released for the following semester after being approved. Scholarship offered is not transferable nor exchangeable for cash.

    1. The student will have to repeat the respective semester if unsatisfactory performance or academic misconduct occurs. The student has to bear his / her own full tuition fees for that semester.
    2. Should the student withdraw from studies or expelled from school, the scholarship will automatically be forfeited immediately.
  6. 9A scholarship holder must achieve a minimum of MERIT in every semester. Other scholarship holders (1A – 8A) must achieve a minimum of PASS every semester.
    Failure to fulfill the minimum requirement and expelled from the academy will lead to forfeiture of scholarship for that particular semester.

  7. The amount of scholarship will be offered according to the result of SPM or other equivalent qualifications result as follows:

  8. SPM or Equivalent Qualifications Scholarship (RM)
    Category Art & Design
    1 A (RM 100) RM 500
    2 A (RM 200) RM 1,000
    3 A (RM 400) RM 2,000
    4 A (RM 600) RM 3,000
    5 A (RM 900) RM 4,500
    6 A (RM 1,200) RM 6,000
    7 A (RM 1,500) RM 7,500
    8 A (RM 2,000) RM 10,000
    9 A & above (RM 4,000) RM 20,000
    SPM or Equivalent Qualifications Scholarship (RM)
    Category Mass Communication
    1 A (RM 100) RM 400
    2 A (RM 200) RM 800
    3 A (RM 400) RM 1,600
    4 A (RM 600) RM 2,400
    5 A (RM 800) RM 3,200
    6 A (RM 1,000) RM 4,000
    7 A (RM 1,400) RM 5,600
    8 A (RM 1,800) RM 7,200
    9 A & above (RM 3,500) RM 14,000
  9. Each applicant must obtain consent from his/her parent/guardian. Applicants are required to submit a copy of Form B/BE with the payment receipt of his/her parent’s declaration of annual income which is below RM75, 000

  10. For the successful applicant defer from the study due to personal problem during the term of the scholarship, his / her will be allowed to defer the scholarship for a maximum of one year. However, the scholarship will be automatically forfeited if exceeding the deferment period.

  11. All application forms must be submitted to Finance Department within 3 weeks from the starting date of the semester.

* Sholarship is only applicable to tuition fees only. Additional fees such as miscellaneous fee, library etc are not included. Dasein Academy of Art reserves the right to review and amend the rules and regulations (including policies) at any time. Students are advisable to refer to the respective department for the latest information.