Financial Assistance

Our options of various loans and scholarships are available for deserving students so that quality university education is accessible to all.

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Loan

Need support to finance your studies? Apply for any of the loans available especially for Multimedia University students to continue pursuing your education.

  • SPP1M

    Skim Prihatin Pendidikan 1Malaysia (SPP1M) or 1Malaysia Education Caring Scheme is additional financial assistance to deserving students to pursue quality degree qualifications in identified disciplines and courses. This additional financial assistance will act as a top-up fund to their existing fun or scholarship.

    Eligibility
    Malaysian citizens only
    Course
    • Bachelor of Law (Hons.)
    • Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons.)
    • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.)
    • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons.)
    • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) in Data Communications and Networking
    • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) in Artificial Intelligence
    • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) in Information Technology Management
    • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) in Security Technology
    • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Medical Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Bioinformatics
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electrical
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Computer
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Microwave & Communications
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Optical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Nanotechnology
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Multimedia
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Telecommunications
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) in Electronics in Robotics and Automation
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) in Mechanical
    • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.)
     

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  • PTPTN

    PerbadananTabungPendidikanTinggiNasional (PTPTN) is the Malaysian government body offering national educational loan for Malaysian students enrolling for Foundation, Diploma and Degree programmes. Amount of the loan is subject to PTPTN’s approval (refer here)

    Eligibility

    • Malaysian citizens only
    • Not exceeding 45 years of age on date of application
    • Been offered a place at any IPTA/IPTS or Polytechnic by fulfilling entry requirements determined by Ministry of Higher Education and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
    • For IPTA/IPTA and Polytechnic students, the applicable courses must obtain the approval from the Ministry of Higher Education and registered with PTPTN
    • For IPTS students, the applicable courses must obtain the Accreditation Certificate from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and still be valid on the date of application
    • The remaining period of study upon application should not be less than (1) one year
    • Have no other sponsor
    • Posses an SSPN-i account
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Scholarship

Multimedia University awards scholarships to students who display excellence in academics and other related fields.

  • 2017 Bursaries & Scholarship
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  • President's Scholarship

    100% of tuition fees

    Degree-All years based on exam results

    Eligibility

    • Malaysian citizens only
    • Below 25 years of age as of 1 January
    • Pass STPM / UEC / A-Levels with a minimum CGPA of 3.75 in a single sitting in the relevant subjects
    • Active in sports and co-curiculum activities at school, district, state or national levels
    • Possess outstanding leadership traits and have a good track record in extracurricular, social and voluntary activities
    • Proof of socio-economic background
    • Received an offer letter / proof of acceptance to University
    • Not a recipient of any scholarship or financial assistance from any other agency or Organisation
    • Completed the scholarship and fully received by the Bursary Unit within the deadline

    Course

    1. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics
    2. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electrical
    3. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics majoring in Telecommunications
    4. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics majoring in Computer
    5. Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Artificial Intelligence
    6. Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Security Technology
    7. Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Information Technology Management
    8. Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons.) Data Communications and Networking
    9. Bachelor of Computer Sciences (Hons.)
    10. Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Bioinformatics
    11. Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics majoring in Nanotechnology

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  • Rhizophora-MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarship

    100% of registration, tuition and annual resources fees,  

    plus monthly stipend for 1-year foundation and 3-year degree programmes; CGPA 3.00 every trimester.

    Foundation 1 year
    Degree 3 years
    Bond Requirements 5 years

    Eligibility

    • Malaysian citizens and permanent resident of Malaysia only
    • Fulfil the entry requirements for the Foundation in English, or Foundation in Creative Multimedia, or Bachelor in Cinematic Arts
    • Proof of active involvement in co-curriculum or sports activities at school, state or national level

    Course

    • Cinematic Arts

     Application procedure:

    1. Complete an application form for the Foundation in English, or Foundation in Creative Multimedia or Bachelor in Cinematic Arts 2. Complete an application form for the Rhizophora-MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarship 3. Submit both application forms before the stipulated closing dates The application for a Rhizophora-MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarship asks for your personal background, extra-curricular activities as well as academic performance. The most important part of the application is your creative portfolio. Cinematic Arts lecturers will assess the creative portfolio in terms of storytelling abilities and the personality or the applicant.

    The creative portfolio contains the following (in English):

    a) A 500-word short story based on one of the following scenarios:
    • Two strangers sitting on the same table at a food stall
    • Three children sitting near a river. One of them looks up to the sky and says
    • A letter to yourself from the perspective of your favourite animal
    b) A 1-minute video/short film/comic/animation OR a photo/drawing essay of equal length, in English or any language (with English translation). c) A 500-word personal statement that lays out your academic, professional and personal goals and ambitions (in English).

    Send your application form to:

    Multimedia University Johor Campus,

    No. 5 Persiaran Canselor 1, Kota Ilmu Educity @ Iskandar, 79200, Nusajaya, Johor

    Attention: Ms Siti Aishah Abdullah
    Email : aishah.abdullah@mmu.edu.my
    Call : 07-509 2050 (Ms Aishah)

    Apply Now

  • JPA Scholarship 2017

    Full Scholarship

    The Program Penajaan 9A+ 2017 is an automatic sponsorship to outstanding students with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM ) in 2016 who scored A+ in all subjects taken in the SPM 2016 with a minimum of nine (9) of the subjects were taken for further studies at universities in the country. Candidates will be offered sponsorships in the form of a Convertible Loan (PBU) to pursue preparatory courses until they obtain their First Degree.

    General Terms

    • The candidate is a citizen of Malaysia;
    • Mother and / or parents and / or family members not listed Black by JPA or are in litigation JPA;
    •  Candidate does not receive financial support / sponsorship from any other agency for the same level or studies;

       

    Special Conditions

    • Sitting for examination SPM for the FIRST TIME in 2016, in any secondary school including special schools, private schools and private candidates;
    • A + in all subjects taken in the 2016 SPM with a minimum of nine (9) subjects; and
    • Age does not reach 18 (19 year for  transition students) on December 31 in the year SPM was taken.

    How to Apply:

    http://esila2.jpa.gov.my

    Important Dates:

    Activity Date
    e-Profiling Open 3 April 2017
    e-Profiling Closed 22 May 2017
    JPA offer letter issued 2 June 2017

    For more information:

    Download Info Pack Here

  • Sin Chew Education Fund

    100% of tuition fees*

    Tuition Fees Only

    The University also pledges several scholarships via Sin Chew Daily Education Fund for Undergraduate & Postgraduate programmes of study. Several full scholarships are made available every year. This scholarship is open to Malaysian students only.

    Requirements;
    • Students must possess good results in SPM/O-Level /UEC /A-Level/ STPM/ Degree or other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government.
    • Students must be active in sports and extra-curricular activities.
    • Must be financially needy.
    • Students must not be bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational organisations or institutions.
    • Obtained an offer letter from MMU.

    How to Apply:

    Look out for the announcements in Sin Chew Daily.  Hardcopy Form with supporting documents must be reached to Sin Chew Daily. Four (4) scholarships are available for the following degree programmes in June 2017:

    Programme Scholarship Amount (RM) – (Approximately) Intake
    Bachelor of Science (Hons) Bioinformatics
    (Including Foundation in Life Science)
    72,000
    June 2017
    Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Specialization in Game Development
    (Including Foundation in IT)
    74,220
    June 2017
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronics majoring in Telecommunications
    (Including Foundation in Engineering)
    87,840
    June 2017
    Master of Science in Engineering Business Management (MScEBM)
    24,100
    June 2017

    Closing Date :

    Documents Submission : Expected March 2017 (refer to Sin Chew)    

  • 2017 Pacific Prime Singapore Annual Scholarship Program

    How to participate

    To enroll in the 2017 scholarship program, please write and submit an essay on the following topic:

    The impact technology has had on healthcare.

    The essay should be no shorter than 1,000 words in length, and contain your thoughts, opinions and/or experiences on how technology has shaped and influenced healthcare, or how it will impact it in future.

    At the time of submission, students must be currently enrolled or have been accepted to MMU for the upcoming semester.

    Closing Date :

    Documents Submission : 30th Sept, 2017    

    For more details, please refer to the scholarship page:

    https://www.pacificprime.sg/scholarship

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  • The STAR Education Fund

    100% of tuition fees*

    Tuition Fees Only

    4 Scholarships are available for the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered in year 2017.

    Requirements;
    • Students must possess good results in SPM/O-Level /UEC /A-Level/ STPM/ Degree or other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government.
    • Students must be active in sports and extra-curricular activities.
    • Must be financially needy.
    • Students must not be bonded to or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational organisations or institutions.
    • Obtained an offer letter from MMU.

    How to Apply:

    Look out for the announcements in The Star newspaper.  Hardcopy Form with supporting documents must be reached to The Star Publication. Four (4) scholarships are available for the following degree programmes in June 2017. This scholarship is open to Malaysian students only.

    Programme Scholarship Amount (RM) – (Approximately) Intake
    Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Virtual reality (Including Foundation in Creative Multimedia)
    69,360.00
    June 2017
    Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons) Interface Design
    (Including Foundation in Creative Multimedia)
    69,360.00
    June 2017
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronics majoring in Nanotechnology (Including Foundation in Engineering)
    87,840.00
    June 2017
    Master of Science in Sustainable System Management (MScSSM)
    24,100.00
    June 2017

    Closing Date :

    Documents Submission : Expected March 2017 (refer to The Star)    

  • Wuhan Fiberhome Scholarship

    The objectives of the FiberHome Scholarship Program are to recognize graduating high school students for academic achievement, to provide financial assistance that they may accomplish their future financial management baccalaureate educational goals, and to increase local chapter scholarship programs.

    1. Award Criteria
      1. Applicants must be a Malaysian citizen or a permanent resident of Malaysia.
      2. Applicants must be below 20 years old.
      3. Academic Achievement

    i . SPM – minimum of 6A’s

    ii. STPM /A-Level / Diploma with minimum CGPA of 3.50

    iii. CO-curriculum/ Sports

    Field of Study    

    Applicants can apply for the scholarship for:

    1. Foundation in Engineering & B.Eng (Hons) Electronic majoring in Optical Engineering
    2. Foundation in Engineering & B.Eng (Hons) Electronic majoring in Telecommunications

     

    Deadlines: Apr 9th the Committee/Board will require 1 month to review the application.

    Submission Requirements
    1. Be accepted for admission into MMU.
    2. Submit the completed scholarship application accompanied by the related certificates to The Bursary Unit, MMU no later than 9th April 2017
    3. Copy of Parents’ EPF statement (3 months)/ income verification.
    4. Passport size photo.
     

    Download Application Form

  • Merit Scholarship

     25% & 50% of tuition fees

    Foundation & Degree – Whole duration based on exam results

    • Malaysian citizens
    • New Student Intake - successfully received an Admission offer letter.
    • This scholarship will be offered to eligible candidate upon enrollment to MMU
    • Possess SPM / UEC/ STPM / A level with the following conditions :-
      • SPM/UEC with 7As or 8As - 25 % discount on tuition fees
      • SPM/UEC with 9As and above - 50% discount on tuition fees
      • STPM / A level with CGPA 3.50 - 3.74 - 25 % discount on tuition fees
      • STPM / A level with CGPA of 3.75 and above - 50% discount on tuition fees

    Merit scholarship recipients are eligible to continue to receive a scholarship throughout the remaining duration of their studies in Multimedia University subject to excellent academic performance depending on the scholarship percentage category that they hold.

    Result / CGPA
    Discount Entitlement
    1st Trimester Based on SPM / STPM / A-Level qualification as above
    2nd Trimester onwards

    CGPA 3.67 and above
    CGPA 3.33 - 3.66
    CGPA 3.32 and below


    50% from the trimester fee
    25% from the trimester fee
    Scholarship terminated

    Course

    • Foundation level
      • Engineering / IT / Management / Creative Multimedia / Life Science / English
    • Degree level
      • All Engineering majoring
      • All Information Technology majoring
      • Computer Science
      • Human Resource Management
      • Analytical Economics
      • Business & Knowledge Management
      • All Creative Multimedia majoring
      • Cinematic Arts
      • Bioinformatics
      • Financial Engineering
      • Strategic Communication

    Termination of Merit Scholarship:

    • Scholarship will be directly terminated based on the following:
      • Failure / Leave of Absence / termination / change of course involving repeating the trimester / extending the study year
      • Falsification of information during the application;
      • Quit / Withdrawal studies from MMU;
      • Chooses to continue the studies in the field or program that is not within the Merit Scholarship Scheme.
  • Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

     25% – 50% of tuition fees

    Whole duration of study based on exam results every trimester

    Duration:

    Whole duration of study based on exam results every trimester

    Eligibility:

    • Malaysian citizens only
    • Successful received an Admission offer letter
    • Completed and submitted the scholarship form to MMU's Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) within the specified deadline
    • Completed a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution with a minimum CGPA of 3.33

    The initial scholarship amount shall be based on the following:

    Result / CGPA Discount Entitlement
    3.67 - 4.00 50% discount from tuition fee
    3.33 - 3.66 25% discount from tuition fee

    The academic performance of the recipient of the scholarship will be reviewed every trimester, whereby the scholarship amount for the following trimester will be determined based on CGPA achieved in the previous trimester of the postgraduate programme as below:

    Result / CGPA Discount Entitlement
    3.75 - 4.00 50% discount from tuition fee
    3.50 - 3.74 25% discount from tuition fee
    Below 3.5 Scholarship terminated

    Course

    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering & Software Architecture
    • Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)
    • Master of Engineering (Microelectronics)
    • Master of Engineering (Photonics)
    • Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Master of Engineering in Embedded System
    • Master of Engineering in Advance Manufacturing Management
    • Master of Knowledge Management with Multimedia
    • Master of Multimedia (E-Learning Technologies)
    For more information on the scholarship, please email to ips@mmu.edu.my
  • MMU Sports Excellence Scholarship

     50% & 100% of fees

    Whole duration based on exam results

    As part of our ongoing commitment to sport and enhancing our student experience, we are delighted to offer MMU Sports Excellence Scholarship; available to full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. MMU Sports Excellence Scholarship provide an oportunity for talented students to develop their performance in Sports, becoming a MMU champion for sport, performing in the Sukan IPT and in any major competions organise by KPT; whilst gaining a recognised degree qualification from MMU.
    State Level
    (Athlete who represents the state in sport at the state level)
    National Level
    (Athlete who represents the state in sport at the national and international level)
    Entry Requirement i. Pass in SPM/A-Levels or equivalent with at least 5 credits for degree programme and 4 credits for diploma programme,
    Or,
    Pass in STPM/O-Levels or equivalent with at least 3 principals/CGPA 2.0 for degree programme
    ii. Open to local and international student
    iii. The student must represent state or national, provided verification from Sports Association, in the games/category as specified
    i. Pass in SPM/A-Levels or equivalent with at least 5 credits for degree programme and 4 credits for diploma programme,
    Or,
    Pass in STPM/O-Levels or equivalent with at least 3 principals/CGPA 2.0 for degree programme
    ii. Open to local and international student
    iii. The student must represent state or national, provided verification from Sports Association, in the games/category as specified
    Area of studies All foundation, degree ,diploma and Postgraduate programmes All foundation, degree ,diploma and Postgraduate programmes
    Entitlement i. 50% waiver of tuition fees
    ii. 50% waiver of hostel fees
    iii. Flexible academic regulation i.e: academic attendance (lecture/lab/tutorial)
    i. 100% waiver of tuition fees
    ii. 100% waiver of hostel fees
    iii. Flexible academic regulation i.e: academic attendance (lecture/lab/tutorial)
    Condition of Scholarship offer i. The student need to maintain minimum CGPA 2.0 throughout his/her studies:
    ii. The student must represent MMU and uphold the university name in his/her respective championship
    iii. The student also required to take part in promotional activity and conduct workshop hosted by MMU, if necessary, especially in attracting the future batch of students who will enroll the same scholarship programme
    i. The student need to maintain minimum CGPA 2.0 throughout his/her studies:
    ii. The student must represent MMU and uphold the university name in his/her respective championship
    iii. The student also required to take part in promotional activity and conduct workshop hosted by MMU, if necessary, especially in attracting the future batch of students who will enroll the same scholarship programme
    How to Apply:

    Download Application form

     

    Download the application form here, complete fully and return to the MMU Sports Unit at:

     
    Student Affairs Division (STAD)   Multimedia University, Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama, 75450 Melaka
    Student Affairs Division (STAD)    Multimedia University, Jalan Multimedia, 63100 Cyberjaya Selangor
    Attention: Manager Sports Unit, STAD
     Application closing date:
    MMU Intake Latest date of Submission for MMU Sports Excellence Scholarship
    April 30th March
    June 30th May
    October 30th September
  • Sibling Discount

    10% of tuition fees

    Whole duration of study

    Duration:

    Whole duration of study

    Eligibility:

    • Open to MMU local / international students in Foundation, Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate by coursework programme only
    • Applicant must meet MMU's minimum academic requirements
    • Applicant is required to submit an application form with relevant supporting documents as proof of family relationship
     

    Course

    • All Foundation, Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate programmes at MMU while another sibling is still an active student of MMU

    Terms and conditions:

    • The discount is valid after student has completed registration into the respective programme.
    • A student is entitled to only one scholarship / discount scheme offered by MMU. In the event that the student qualifies for more than one scheme, he/she must choose only one scheme he/she wishes to apply for.
    • The discount is given in the form of tuition fees rebate ; it is not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
    • The discount will only be awarded to the sibling in the family for certain duration while there is another sibling pursuing a programme of study on a full time basis as an Active Student.
    • The discount shall be forfeited if the student withdrawals from the programme or if the student fails to abide by the rules and regulations of the university. Once forfeited, it shall not be reinstated.
    • Student must obtain approval of Dean / Registrar for leave of absence. The discount shall recommence once the student resume his / her studies at MMU. Failure in obtaining the approval shall result in the discount being forfeited.
    • Only completed applications received before the closing date wil be entertained. All decisions made by Chief Financial Officer (CFO) are final. Appeals will not be entertained and only successful applicants shall be notified.
    • MMU reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the discount scheme as when required and without prior notice.

    How to Apply:

    Get your application form from: a. Bursary Unit, Finance Division (Cyberjaya Campus) b. Bursary Unit, Finance Division (Melaka Campus)

    Complete the application form

    Send the completed application form together with relevant supporting documents to Local Promotion Unit (LPU) / International Office (IO) by the 3rd week after commencement of each trimester. For more information on the scholarship, please email to bursary@mmu.edu.my Application forms can be downloaded here  
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    You can also apply for scholarship assistance from organizations listed below:

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Bursary

You can also apply for scholarship assistance from organisations listed below:

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  • Melaka Campus

    Bursary Unit, Finance Division
    Multimedia University (Melaka Campus),
    Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama,
    75450 Bukit Beruang, Melaka
    Tel: +6 06 252 3639
    Fax:+606 – 231 5605
    Email:bursary@mmu.edu.my

  • Cyberjaya Campus

    Bursary Unit, Finance Division
    Multimedia University (Cyberjaya Campus),
    Jalan Multimedia,
    63100 Cyberjaya, Selangor
    Tel: +6 03 8312 5085 / +6 03 8312 5957 / +6 03 8312 5118
    Fax: +6 03 8312 5030
    Email:bursary@mmu.edu.my