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The top UK medicine scholarships for international students

15th May 2018 Posted by: Student World Online

STUDYING medicine and life sciences in the UK is one of the most popular choices for bright international students from countries around the world. 

So if you're thinking of studying in the UK, what are the top scholarships you could apply for to make your studies more affordable? 

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King’s College London Social Science, Health and Medicine Bursary

This one is open to a single award winner: a bursary award for entry to the university’s BA/BSc degree in Global Health & Social Medicine.

Applications are open to all nationalities, so this is a perfect option for international students who want to study in London. 

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The bursary is worth a total of £9,000 to undergraduates, which are made up of £3,000 payments for each of the years of the undergraduate degree (three years). 

This bursary has received particularly good reviews from students. 

Jiwon (Sophie) Lee, a  current BA Global Health & Social Medicine student, said: "The bursary was an unexpected and welcome addition to this opportunity and I am very excited for my years ahead at King's."

To find more information about this opportunity, take a look here

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University of Glasgow International Leadership Scholarship

The University of Glasgow is offering ten International Leadership Scholarships in any discipline in September 2018.

The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fees discount.

This is perfect for international students, as it's designed for international (non-EU) students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme at one of Scotland's most prestigious universities for life sciences and medicine. 

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International postgraduates who could be automatically considered will have achieved the grades equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours and hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme for admission in 2018.

The International Leadership Scholarship is quite large in terms of value: it's worth £10,000 to postgraduate international students who qualify. 

If you'd like more information, have a look at the University of Glasgow page here

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship

Funded by the UK Medical Research Council, this fellowship allows a master’s student from sub-Saharan Africa to study at the (LSHTM) on the MSc in Medical Statistics.

There are two fellowships available, and they provide the support required for two years training in medical statistics. 

The experience you'll have following this fellowship is invaluable, as you'll develop your statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from actual TEG scientists.

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What about the value of the fellowship? 

It's intended to help with fees, a stipend (£16,400 per annum) and return air travel.

Candidates will need to be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa, be in possession of an excellent degree in mathematics or statistics and have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.

The closing date for applications is likely to be April 2019, so stay tuned.  

You can find more information about the fellowships here.

 

 

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