Scholarship & Study Grants

The tertiary education of art & design is ever costly as compared to other courses due to the increase in academic standards and additional utility 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-EXSIM Scholarship & Study Grants is to encourage more talented students with financial constraints to take on the challenge of a career in the profession of art & design.


DASEIN-EXSIM Full Scholarship

Terms & Conditions
  • Applicant is required to submit SPM / UEC / O-level or other equivalent qualifications results upon the application. Forecast result is not accepted.
  • Dasein-EXSIM Scholarship is only applicable for new enrollment and offered strictly to full-time registered students at Dasein Academy of Art.
  • The minimum criteria for the scholarship application are as follows:
  1. Results requirements, SPM or UEC : 6As and above / O-Level  : 4As and above
  2. Applicants should be active in curricular activities (attach supporting documents if any).
  3. Applicants to demonstrate strong interest and passion in art and design (attach portfolio if any).
  •  Application opens from 10 March - 10 April 2020. Incomplete or late submissions will not be entertained. Selected candidates will be contacted for interview in April 2020, failure to attend may lead to disqualification unless valid reasons and supporting documents are presented.
  • The scholarship quantum awarded is in the form of tuition fee deduction; it is not a cash award. The schedule of miscellaneous fees must be paid as and when required, in accordance to Dasein Academy of Art’s policy on enrollment and fees. The scholarship only covers tuition fee deduction in subjects enrolled for the first time (first attempt), NOT for the ‘repeat’ subjects.
  • In the event that the recipient withdraws from the program, is suspended or terminated by Dasein Academy of Art at any point in time, before the completion of the program, the scholarship shall be automatically terminated. However, should the recipient withdraw from the program due to the medical reasons, his/her scholarship may be retained, subject to the absolute discretion of the committee, and only after the recipient has provided adequate supporting medical documents acceptable to Dasein Academy of Art.
  • Should such withdrawal, termination or suspension occur, Dasein Academy of Art reserves the right to claim for the recovery of fees due, which are calculated on a pro rata basis. This is on the valuable benefit received by the recipient.
  • Dasein Academy of Art reserves the right to alter, add or delete any of the terms and condition and scholarship scheme at any point in time as and when Dasein Academy of Art deems necessary. In the event of a dispute on the eligibility for the scholarship, the decision made by Dasein Academy of Art’s scholarship committee is final.
  • Dasein Academy of Art reserves the right to involve the scholarship recipient in interviews, advertisements, photography or other publicity related activities for the purpose of promoting the institution.
  • Each applicant must obtain consent from his/her parent/guardian. Non-compliance to any of the terms and conditions related to the relevant scholarship would result to a breach of contract.


Terms & Conditions
  • Applicant is required to present SPM or other equivalent qualifications results upon application. Forecast result is not acceptable.
  • Dasein Academy of Art study grants are only applicable for the new enrolment students.
  • All results used for study grant application are only acceptable within 3 years of validity from the date of issuance.
  • Students are required to pay off their tuition fees before the commencement date of the semester or prior to the first day of class. Upon the approval of study grant, tuition fees will be refunded accordingly.
  • Study grants will be released for the following semester after being approved (unless otherwise stated). Study grants offered is not transferable nor exchangeable for cash.
    1. The student will be repeating the semester if unsatisfactory performance or academic misconduct occured. The student has to bear his/her own full tuition fees for that repeated semester.
    2. Should the student withdraw from studies or expelled from school, the study grant will automatically be forfeited immediately.
  • 9As study grant holder must achieve at least MERIT in every semester. Other scholarship holders (1A – 8As) must PASS in every semester. Failure to keep the standard or expelled from the college will lead to forfeiture of study grant for that particular semester.
  • The amount of study grants will be offered according to SPM or other equivalent qualifications as follows:
  • 1 A (RM200)
  • 2 As (RM400)
  • 3 As (RM600)
  • 4 As (RM1,000)
  • 5 As (RM1,400)
  • 6 As (RM1,800)
  • 7 As (RM2,200)
  • 8 As (RM3,000)
  • 9 As (RM5,000)
  • RM1,000
  • RM2,000
  • RM3,000
  • RM5,000
  • RM7,000
  • RM9,000
  • RM11,000
  • RM15,000
  • RM25,000
  • 1 A (RM500)
  • 2 As (RM1,000)
  • 3 As (RM2,000)
  • 4 As (RM2,500)
  • 5 As (RM3,000)
  • 6 As (RM3,500)
  • 7 As (RM4,000)
  • 8 As (RM4,500)
  • 9 As (RM5,000)
  • RM2000
  • RM4,000
  • RM8,000
  • RM10,000
  • RM12,000
  • RM14,000
  • RM16,000
  • RM18,000
  • RM20,000
  • 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 if his/her parents' declaration of annual income is below RM96,000.
  • Should the successful applicant deferred due to personal problem during the term of the scholarship, he/she will be allowed to retain the scholarship status for one year. After this period, it will be forfeited automatically.
  • All application forms must be submitted to the Finance Department within 3 weeks after the date of class commencement.

* Scholarship is applicable to tuition fees only e.g. miscellaneous fee, library expenses and 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.


The DASEIN-EXSIM Scholarship & Study Grant is supported by property developer, EXSIM Group as part of their commitment to sustainable education by providing financial support for deserving and well-qualified  students in Malaysia to pursuing their studies in the creative arts and mass communication.