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IMU offers two Pharmacy Scholarships for STPM and Matrikulasi High Achievers

01 Aug 2013

Are you an STPM 2012 or Matrikulasi (MOE) 2012/13 leaver with outstanding academic results and a band 4 in MUET? If you have these, consider applying for the special Pharmacy Scholarships offered by the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 21 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. PharmacistsTo attract high-caliber students, two of these special scholarships will be offered to STPM or Matrikulasi students entering the September 2013 intake of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm IMU) programme . These exclusive and competitive scholarships will be awarded based on merit and will cover the full tuition fees while studying at IMU, subject to satisfactory progress. Recipients of the scholarship will complete the entire 4-year pharmacy programme locally at IMU. Applications for these scholarships are now open. The closing date is on 30 August 2013. If you have done well in your STPM or Matrikulasi and are interested in pharmacy, make an online application for these scholarships today via our website at IMU’s co-founder and Provost, Dr Mei Ling Young said, “We realise that there are students with outstanding academic results who are not able to achieve their lifelong ambition to be a pharmacist. It is the University’s ongoing commitment as one of the pioneers in Malaysian healthcare education to educate a new generation of pharmacists and address the country’s need for more pharmacists by providing these special scholarships. The scholarships also show our commitment to educating high achievers and encouraging students to take up quality university studies in Malaysia. These scholarships are designed to provide the best and the brightest young Malaysians with the opportunity to realise their fullest potential and give the University an opportunity to celebrate the calibre of students that the University is proud to have.” Pharmacist (524x800)“The special Pharmacy Scholarships reward the hard work that high achieving applicants have put into their studies so far, irrespective of their financial circumstances. Like all students at IMU, these two students will have access to a broad range of experiences in a nurturing academic environment which is designed to produce well-rounded graduates.” IMU’s School of Pharmacy, currently has the highest number of faculty members and registered students of any other private pharmacy school in Malaysia and has produced over 1000 pharmacy graduates since 1996. It is headed by its dean, Prof Michael Rathbone, a Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology with many years of experience in academia and industry. The school delivers a diverse mix of undergraduate pharmacy and pharmaceutical chemistry programmes that meets the needs of a changing world. Both of these fields of study are in demand and our graduates successfully transition into careers within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Our faculty, students and alumni remain passionate about enhancing the quality and scope of the profession through serving those most in need.

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