As a Nigerian, you should know that it’s hard to find scholarships to study abroad.
The benefit of producing qualified doctors and medical researchers is recognized throughout the world.
However, the acknowledgement of the need for scholarships for Nigerian students to study medicine abroad is one of the reasons behind the widespread of graduate scholarships for medical students, offered at medical schools worldwide.
At undergraduate level, medical scholarships for international students are more uncommon. Thus, there are still several opportunities for young students to receive funding for any first degree in medical and health subjects, covering a range of program types.
Whatever your area of study in University, for instance, from tropical medicine to hereditary disease study, make sure you search for potential scholarship opportunities online.
Below are some examples of the types of medical school scholarships on offer in any respect degree levels all over the world.
To Study in Australia or New Zealand
AFPHM John Snow Scholarship – This is a medical scholarship from The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, awarded to students at accredited medical schools and universities in Australia and New Zealand.
University of Auckland John Hamel MacGregor Award in Medical Science – This scholarship is the Medical scholarships for international and domestic students to study for a Bachelor of Medical Science or a postgraduate research degree at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
University of Melbourne Baillieu Research Scholarship – Scholarships for medical students to study in Australia at graduate level in the University 0f Melbourne.
University of Wollongong Undergraduate Scholarship – Medical school scholarships for undergraduate students, who wish t0 study Medicine and other related Health field programs at the University of Wollongong located in Australia
Studying Medicine in North America
ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers –Medical students scholarships that are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level medical program. You’ll need to write an essay contest talking about emergency medical care in your own perspective as a medical student.
AMA Minority Scholars Award – Medical scholarships for less privileged students studying medicine in the US. People from places like African-Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Hispanics and Native Hawaiians are eligible to apply for this medical school scholarship.
American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarships – International student scholarships for graduates who are interested in medical teaching or research and after the program will agree to research in the US
AMWA Awards – The American Medical Women’s Association funds medical school scholarships and fellowships are offered to all AMWA student members. You need to become a member in order to be qualified for this medical school scholarship.
ASCP Siemens Scholarships – This is a variety of medical school scholarships for those who are graduate medical technologists, technicians and scientists and wish to study in the USA at any accredited medical schools.
ASME Grants and Fellowships – A range of international student scholarships for medical students, teachers and researchers to continue their medical school education in the USA and other parts outside.
Doctor on Demand Scholarships – Health organization “Doctor on Demand” are scholarships offered to medical students, or any student who study in a related fields, to enable you study at a university in the US.
Edith SeVille Coale Scholarships – This is a special scholarships for women in their 3rd year of medical school studying in the US at one of four medical schools near Washington DC, including Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine.
University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine Awards – International Doctoral scholarships for students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at the University of Calgary in Canada.
US Army Health Professions Scholarship Program – If you join the Army, the US army will pay 100% of the tuition fees to a graduate-level healthcare degree for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program in the US or Puerto Rico.
UCLA David Geffen Medical Scholarships – This type of medical school scholarships are offered by merit-based for students (including international students) admitted in the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The school provides financial support that will cover 100% of 4 years cost of attending the medical school – including tuition fees, housing and other school related expenses.
To study Medicine in Europe
AMC Amsterdam Merit Scholarships – Medical school scholarships offered to international students studying medicine at Master’s level in the AMC University Amsterdam.
Carl Duisberg Scholarships – Medical scholarships for students who are undertaking their clinical traineeship and wish to study in Germany
Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Scholarships and Grants – This is a research medical scholarships for students within the field of clinical or biomedical research in Denmark.
University of Copenhagen PhD Scholarships – Ph.D. scholarship offered by department of health and medical science of University of Copenhagen Denmark
The Karolinska Institutet Global Master’s Scholarships – Scholarships for international students pursuing their master’s level at Karolinska Institutet in the country Sweden
To Study Medicine in U.K
QMUL John Abernethy (Barts) Scholarship for Medicine – Need-based medical school scholarship for medical students and other related health –field
St George’s Medical Scholarships – Various graduate and research scholarships to study in the field of medical, biomedical and health sciences
TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Students – This type of scholarship is funded by UK Medical research Council
University of Glasgow Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences Scholarships – Various master’s degree scholarships for medical students and students in related subjects to study at the University of Glasgow.
I hope that studying medicine and reading through the list of scholarships provided above, you should be able to find medical scholarships abroad. Good luck