MULTIMEDIA University (MMU) recently announced that applications for its Cinematic Arts Programme (CAP) scholarship, worth RM73,200 per scholarship, is now open for the upcoming October 2014 intake.
The Rhizophora Ventures-MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarship is sponsored by Rhizophora Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Bhd (Khazanah), which was set up to oversee Khazanah’s investments into creative and media content.
The scholarship will cover the tuition and various fees at both the Foundation and Bachelor levels.
It also includes a monthly stipend for up to four years.
The Foundation programme is valued at RM13,200, while the three-year Bachelor programme at RM60,000.
This scholarship is open to all Malaysians who are SPM /STPM /Diploma certificate holders below 20 years old.
Candidates should be academically successful, active in sports or co-curricula activities at the school, state, or national level, and also have creative flair.
Applicants for the scholarship are required to submit an original 2,000-word story.
Alternatively they can present an original production video, short film, comic, animation production, script writing, photography or any other form of creative production.
The CAP is MMU’s latest offering co-developed with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.
The three-year degree programme will be conducted at MMU’s purpose-built, 45,000-square foot campus in Educity Iskandar at Nusajaya Johor.For those interested in applying for the Rhizophora Ventures-MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarship or in any other programmes offered at MMU, visit www.mmu.edu.my or call 1-300-800 668.