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FINANCIAL AID

Regardless of any financial background you are in, IACT College hopes to assist the talent and passion to nurture deserving students to get the best education in the creative communication field. IACT College offers and assists a broad range of Scholarships, PTPTN loans and EPF Education Withdrawal to support its students.

SCHOLARSHIP

IACT College 2016 Scholarships offers 2015 SPM and O-Level students to be awarded with scholarships even before the release of their results. By providing forecasted results, students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Download the Scholarship & Bursaries Booklet here.

Applicants are required to follow the steps below to ensure that the application is successful.

Step 1

Obtain the application form from your school counselor, IACT College, or download the PDF provided above.

Step 2

Fill in all the required information in the application form.

Step 3

Attach all required supporting documents together with the completed application form. (Only certified true copies are accepted)

Step 4

Submit the application form and supporting documents via email or in person to IACT College.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Options

Click on the scholarship or financial and options below to learn more.

Programme of Study
Deadline: 14 Oct 2016 (early bird – Jan 2017 Intake) & 9 Jan 2017 (Jan 2017 Intake)
• Foundation in Media Studies
• Diploma in Graphic Design
• Diploma in Mass Communication
• Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
• Diploma in Broadcasting

Quantum of Tuition Fee Waiver
• RM4,000
• RM6,000
• RM8,000
• RM10,000
• 50% Tuition Fee Waiver
• 100% Tuition Fee Waiver

Programme of Study
Deadline: 9 Jan 2017 (Feb 2017 Intake)
• BA (Hons) Media, Culture & Communication (3+0)
• BA (Hons) Advertising & Design (3+0)

Quantum of Tuition Fee Waiver
• RM6,000
• RM8,000
• RM10,000
• RM15,000
• 50% Tuition Fee Waiver
• 100% Tuition Fee Waiver

Eligibility
• Latest Form 5 Results/SPM/O Level: 1A and above
• UEC: minimum 24 points or SM3 results with 70% and above
• CAL: CCC
• Foundation/Diploma/Other Matriculations: 70% or CGPA 3.0 and above

Creative Talent
Applicants are required to submit a PORTFOLIO with a minimum of 3 best works to showcase a creative-based talent or skill in the following categories:
• Design
• Poetry
• Public Speaking
• Photography
• Videography
• Music
• Dance
• Fashion
• Any other creative talent or skill

Visit HERE for more info.

IACT Top Achiever's Scholarship

Programme of Study
• Diploma in Graphic Design
• Diploma in Mass Communication
• Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
• Diploma in Broadcasting

Eligibility & Entitlement (Combination of A+, A and A-)
• 9A+ and above: Full Tuition Fee Waiver
• 9As and above: RM15,000
• 8As : RM10,000
• 6As - 7As: RM7,000
• 4As - 5As: RM4,000
• 3As: RM3,000

IACT Top Achiever's Award

Programme of Study
• Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
• Diploma in Broadcasting
• Diploma in Graphic Design

Eligibility & Entitlement (Combination of A+, A and A-)
• 2As: RM2,000
• 1A: RM1,000

Programme of Study
• Foundation in Media Studies

Eligibility & Entitlement (Combination of A+, A and A-)
• 9A+ and above: Full Tuition Fee Waiver + 50% tuition fee waiver
for degree*
• 9As and above: RM10,000 + 50% tuition fee waiver for degree*
• 8As : RM10,000 + RM15,000 tuition fee waiver for degree*
• 6As - 7As: RM7,000 + RM 10,000 tuition fee waiver for degree*
• 4As - 5As: RM4,000
• 3As: RM3,000
• 2As: RM2,000
• 1A: RM1,000
*successful recipients are required to maintain a minimum of CGPA 3.0 throughout their duration of study in Foundation

Programme
• BA (Hons) Advertising and Design (3+0)
• BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication (3+0)

Eligibility & Entitlement
CAL
• ABC/BBB: 50% tuition fee waiver
• BBC: RM10,000
• CCC: RM8,000

Foundation / Diploma / Other Matriculations
• 85% or CGPA 3.7: 50% tuition fee waiver
• 80% or CGPA 3.5: RM10,000
• 70% or CGPA 3.3: RM8,000
• 60% or CGPA 3.1: RM5,000

UEC
• 14 points and below for best 5 subjects: 50% tuition fee waiver
• 15-20 points for best 5 subjects: RM15,000
• 21-24 points for best 5 subjects: RM10,000

STPM
• CGPA 3.7: 50% tuition fee waiver
• CGPA 3.5: RM15,000
• CGPA 3.3: RM10,000

IACT Top Achiever's Scholarship

Programme
• BA (Hons) Advertising and Design (3+0)
• BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication (3+0)

Eligibility & Entitlement
IACT Foundation/IACT Diploma
• CGPA 3.7 & above: 60% tuition fee waiver
• CGPA 3.5: RM12,000
• CGPA 3.3: RM10,000
• CGPA 3.1: RM8,000

IACT Continuing Students Fee Waiver

Programme
• Diploma in Graphic Design
• Diploma in Mass Communication
• Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
• Diploma in Broadcasting
• BA (Hons) Advertising and Design (3+0)
• BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication (3+0)

Eligibility & Entitlement
• CGPA 2.0: RM2,000
• RM300 Registration Fee Waiver for all IACT Continuing Students
• For ALL IACT College students who are progressing to the next level of studies in IACT College
• Must register within 1 year from graduation date
• Must meet progressing programmes minimum entry requirements

Entitlement
• Foundation & Diplomas: RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
• Degree: RM8,000 tuition fee waiver

Eligibility
• Must meet IACT minimum entry requirements
• For students studying in any Malaysian institutions from one of the selected towns by IACT College

Kedah - Alor Setar, Sungai Petani
Kelantan - Kota Bharu
Penang - Penang
Perak - Ipoh, Taiping
Terengganu - Kuala Terengganu
Pahang - Kuantan, Mentakab
Melaka - Melaka
Negeri Sembilan - Seremban, Port Dickson
Johor - Batu Pahat, Johor Bharu, Kluang, Muar, Segamat
Sarawak - Bintulu, Miri, Kuching, Sibu
Sabah - Kota Kinabalu, Lahad Datu, Sandakan, Tawau
Labuan - Labuan

Entitlement
• Foundation & Diplomas: RM4,000 tuition fee waiver
• Degree: RM8,000 tuition fee waiver

Eligibility
• Must meet IACT minimum entry requirements
• Open to Malaysian citizens who are of Bumiputra status
• Students will need to provide photocopy of Birth Certificate

Entitlement
• Degrees: RM8,000 tuition fee waiver

Eligibility
• Must meet IACT minimum entry requirements
• For any UEC students studying in any Malaysian UEC schools
• Students will need to provide:
1. UEC Exam Results
2. School Leaving Certificate

Entitlement • Degrees: RM8,000 tuition fee waiver Eligibility • Must meet IACT minimum entry requirements • For any STPM students studying in any Malaysian secondary schools • Students will need to provide: 1. STPM Exam Results 2. School Leaving Certificate

IACT Sibling Discount

Entitlement
• RM300 tuition fee waiver

Eligibility
• For siblings of students of IACT College
• Sibling must be studying or have completed at least one academic year in any programme at IACT College
• Students will need to provide:
1. Photocopy of Birth Certificates of both siblings
2. Current sibling's Academic transcript / Student ID Card of IACT College

IACT Alumni Children Discount

Entitlement
• RM2,000 tuition fee waiver

Eligibility
• For children of IACT Alumni graduates
• Alumni must have completed at least one academic year in any programme at IACT College
• Students will need to provide:
1. Photocopy of student's Birth Certificate
2. Documented proof of alumni (certificate / academic transcript)

IACT Top Achiever's Scholarship

Programme of Study
• Foundation in Media Studies
• Diploma in Graphic Design
• Diploma in Mass Communication
• Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
• Diploma in Broadcasting
• BA (Hons) Advertising and Design (3+0)
• BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication (3+0)

Eligibility
• CAL: BBB
• SAM: >ATAR 80
• CPU: >Agg 80%
• IB: >30 points

Entitlement
• 30% tuition fee waiver

Indonesia - SMA
Bangladesh / Nepal / Pakistan - Higher Secondary Certificate
Any other equivalent qualification
• 75 and above

Loan Information

PTPTN is an Education Financing Scheme that is establish for the purpose of providing education financing to students pursuing studies in local institutions of higher education in Malaysia. The scheme enables students the opportunity to pursue their study at a tertiary level.

IACT College diploma and degree programmes are registered with PTPTN. This enables IACT students to fully or partially finance their course fees and their cost of living for the duration of their study.

IACT Support

IACT College has various PTPTN application dates throughout the year. At the beginning of each semester we hold workshops to inform students on how to properly submit their online application to PTPTN.  Once application is submitted, students will be notified when the loan is approved through email.

We provide continuous support to its students throughout the PTPTN application process.

The loan amount will be stated in the loan agreement attached to the email.  Students can expect the email seven (7) working days after the online application deadline closes.

If an application is rejected, we will find out why and if needed, cancel the loan for a reapplication at the next available deadline.  Subsequently, we would submit the semester results directly to PTPTN for the disbursement of the loan.

Maximum Funding

IACT College cannot guarantee whether an applicant successfully receives the PTPTN loan. However, here is the maximum funding that a student may get during their study here.

Diploma = A maximum of RM20,000 throughout the 2 ½ years of study at IACT College
Degree = A maximum of RM48,000 throughout the 3 years of study at IACT College

For more details about PTPTN click this link - http://www.ptptn.gov.my/web/english/loans

Employees Provident Fund is a compulsory savings scheme in Malaysia. Its primary aim is to provide a measure of security for old age retirement to its members. It also provides supplementary benefits to members to utilise part of their savings for educational financing.

Since, IACT College is fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); our students can withdraw their parents’ or their own EPF to finance selected programmes.

IACT College provides support to its students for the EPF application process.

For more details about EPF Educational Withdrawals click this link: http://www.kwsp.gov.my/portal/en/web/kwsp/member/member-responsibility/withdrawal/types-of-withdrawals

Terms and Conditions

  1. Open to students of all nationalities in public, private and international schools in Malaysia.
  2. Applicants must be registered and accepted as a student to be entitled to any disbursements.
  3. To claim the disbursements, applicants must complete the registration process, and meet IACT College’s minimum entry requirements for the respective programme.
  4. Quantum deduction is based on tuition fee ONLY.
  5. Students who applied with their latest SPM / O Level results must submit a certified true copy of their actual results within ten (10) working days of the official release of results.
  6. Subject to fund availability and management discretion, recipients who applied with their latest SPM / O Level results are eligible for upgrade based on their actual results.
  7. Scholarships / awards / bursaries / waivers will be granted to qualified applicants based on fund availability and successful and timely acceptance into a programme.
  8. Students are entitled to only ONE scholarship / award / waiver / bursary / other forms of financial sponsorship at any one time, including sponsorship from other institutions or bodies.
  9. ONLY IACT’s Continuing Students’ registration fee waiver of RM300 and IACT Sibling Discount is applicable on top of other scholarships & bursaries offered by IACT unless stated otherwise.
  10. Recipients must maintain a minimum CGPA set by IACT College at the end of each academic semester in order to maintain the scholarship. Recipients who do not meet the minimum CGPA are required to refund the scholarship amount disbursed.
  11. Students are required to complete their entire studies with IACT College.
  12. IACT College reserves the right to involve the recipients in interviews, advertisements, photography or other publicity-related activities for the purpose of promoting the institution.
  13. Recipients will be required to sign an agreement accepting the terms and conditions of the scholarship or award. Recipients who fail to comply with all the terms and conditions may be required to refund the amount disbursed to him/her by IACT College.
  14. All scholarship recipients are required to undergo a Scholars Development Programme during the duration of their scholarship which includes exposures to various departments within IACT College for enhanced working exposures, acting as an Ambassador of the College at various events and etc., in order to progress with their scholarship in the subsequent semester(s).
  15. The decision(s) of IACT College shall be final and binding on all matters pertaining to the scholarship and award.
  16. The terms and conditions of the scholarship and award may be modified and amended from time to time as deemed reasonable and appropriate by IACT College.
  17. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Note: This publication contains information which is current as of November 2015. Changes in circumstances after this date may impact upon the accuracy or timeliness of the information.