The International Medical University offers scholarships for its pre-university and undergraduate programmes. Malaysian and International students who demonstrate academic excellence will be invited to apply through their offer letter. Awarded annually, the scholarships are in the form of tuition fee waiver.

Foundation in Science (FiS) Scholarships

Who is eligible

Malaysian and international students are eligible to apply. Minimum O-Level / SPM grades required are listed below.


How to Apply

Scholarship applications can only be made after applying for the FiS programme. Eligible candidates will be invited via email to apply for a scholarship.

Required documents for submission are:

  • SPM or O-Level results;
  • Laporan Ko-Kurikulum with GPA score or grade (applicable only to Malaysians);
  • A personal statement with at least 100 words.

These documents must be submitted to Admissions Department 7 working days after the closing dates (1 week after the commencement date). If an applicant is awarded a scholarship, the scholarship value will be deducted from Semester 2 fees.


Scholarships Available

    • The scholarships range from RM 2,000 – RM 6,000.
    • Candidates are required to achieve As in at least 3 Science subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry) and English in order to be eligible for the FiS scholarship.
    • Please refer below for scholarship eligibility:
Scholarship Amount SPM / O-Levels Required
RM6,000 9 A+ / A
RM5,000 8 A+ / A
RM5,000 7 A+ / A
RM4,000 6 A+ / A
RM2,000 5 A+ / A



Scholarships are ONLY open to all local and international students who have completed either the SPM or O-Level qualification at the immediate preceding year before admission into IMU.

Example: If the student is applying for admission into 2016, he/she is only eligible to be considered for the scholarship if he/she has completed SPM or O-Level in 2015 and met the requirements for scholarships. There should not be no gap year between the completion of SPM or O-Level to the commencement of study in IMU.

Scholarship will only be awarded based on the actual SPM or O-Level results and not on forecast results.

Eligible candidates will be required to pay Semester 1 fees to register into the course and qualify for the scholarship.

Important: Scholarship is not automatically disbursed and is subject to approval from the Scholarship Selection Committee based on the candidates’ actual SPM or O-Level results and achievement in ECA. An interview is not required.

IMU Scholarship Committee may vary the selection requirements as and when it deems necessary.

Undergraduate Scholarships

The International Medical University (IMU) has introduced a new scholarship programme for 2015. Scholarships will now be available for most IMU programmes. There will be two types of scholarships available:

  1.  Full Tuition Fee (100%) for full duration of programme
  2.  Partial Tuition Fee (50%) for full duration of programme

Scholarships application will be strictly by invitation only upon submission of admission application to a specific programme at IMU.

These scholarships will be awarded to students demonstrating outstanding academic excellence, extra curriculum participation and leadership qualities. Scholarship application will be strictly by invitation only upon receiving an offer letter for admission into the specific programme at IMU.

Scholarships are only applicable for the LOCAL option.

Scholarships Available

Programmes Intake Full Tuition Fee (100%) Partial Tuition Fee (50%) Application Closing Date
Medicine Feb icon_minus 6 Jan 2017
Aug 14 Jul 2017
Chiropractic Feb icon_minus 6 Jan 2017
Sep 18 Aug 2017
Chinese Medicine
Feb 6 Jan 2017
Sep 18 Aug 2017
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Feb 6 Jan 2017
Jul 23 Jun 2017
Sep 18 Aug 2017
Pharmacy Jul icon_minus 23 Jun 2017
Sep 18 Aug 2017
Biomedical Science
Medical Biotechnology
Dietetics with Nutrition
Jul 23 Jun 2017
Sep 18 Aug 2017


Pre-U Grades Required for Scholarship Eligibility

Pre-U Qualification A-LEVELS CPU STPM MOE Matrikulasi IB UEC Australian Matriculation Approved FiS IMU FiS
Grades % cGPA cGPA Points Grades ATAR cGPA cGPA
AAA 95 – 100 3.90 – 4.00 4.00 40 – 45 A1 A1 A1 A1 A1 98 – 100 4.00 4.00
Chiropractic AAA 95 – 100 3.56 – 4.00 3.90 – 4.00 40 – 45 A1 A1 A1 A2 A2 98 – 100 3.90 – 4.00 3.90 – 4.00
Chinese Medicine
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Biomedical Science
Medical Biotechnology
Dietetics with Nutrition
ABB 91 – 100 3.34 – 4.00 3.80 – 4.00 38 – 45 B3 B3 A2 A2 A2 95 – 100 3.80 – 4.00 3.50 – 4.00


How to Apply

  1. Make an online application for the programme of your choice at
  2. Upon successful application and meeting the scholarship’s eligibility requirements, student will be invited to apply for the scholarship via email.


Scholarship Details

  1. Scholarships will be awarded with bonding subject to the programme awarded.
  2. All scholarships will only cover the tuition fees and no allowance for living expenses, books and study-related equipment.
  3. The amount will be disbursed on a semester to semester basis
  4. Students are required to maintain the required minimum cGPA of 3.50 per semester in order to continue with the scholarship. Failing which, the scholarship may be discontinued with immediate effect.
  5. Students who withdraw (academic and non-academic reasons) without completing the programme will be required to repay the amount that has been disbursed for the financial award given.
  6. Repeat modules will not be covered and continuation of the financial award will be on a case by case basis.
  7. IMU Scholarship Committee may vary the selection requirements as and when it deems necessary.

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