Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) International Scholarships for Foreign Students

TUMS International Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Medical/Health Sci.
Course Level: Undergraduate (BSc), Graduate (MSc, PhD)
Provider: Office of Chancellor TUMS
Country to Study in: Tehran (Iran)

Scholarship Description
The Chancellor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the President of the International Campus are pleased to announce the 2017/2018 round of scholarships for foreign students who are interested to pursue their studies at TUMS-IC (Tehran University of Medical Sciences- International Campus). The first round of this scholarship was offered in 2011/2012 academic session.

The Tehran University of Medical Sciences International Scholarship is available for undergraduate (BSc), Masters (MSc), PhD and Doctoral studies. The TUMS Scholarship Program is set up by TUMS-IC to facilitate students and scholars from all over the world to conduct their study and research at TUMS-IC.

The scholarship aims to increase the mutual understanding and scientific exchange of scholars and students of Iran and scholars and students from the rest of the world. TUMS is the best university in the field of medical sciences in Iran and it is the second best medical university in the Middle East.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) International Scholarships

The scholarship is only for non-Iranian citizens. The following applies:
  • For undergraduate level of studies: The applicant must have finished her or his high school.
  • For graduate level of studies: The applicant must have had obtained a degree in the field related to her/his desired field of study
  • The teaching language will be in English. The applicant need to have proof of English language ability to write, read, and understand.
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT Iran)

Participating Institutions
Office of Vice-Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Field of Study
Scholarship is open for students pursuing studies in the following schools:
Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Advanced Technology in Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Public Health, Nursing and Midwifery and Rehabilitation.

See the Degree Programs page for more details.

Number of awards
Not specified, but several will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
Grants will cover upto seven (7) years for the MD program

Scholarship benefits
The value of the scholarship varies from 3,000 to 15,000 US$. The scholarship covers students’ first transport from the airport, housing, partial food plans, computer labs, sports and student union membership, library, and internet access.

Method of Application
Applicant must complete an online Application Form.
Once the application has been submitted successfully the Scholarship Coordinator will contact the prospect student to submit further documents.

There are two sessions - September and January sessions. Annual deadline is May 31 for the September session, and December 31 for the January session. Thus, 31st May, 2017 is the deadline for the September academic session. Anything later than this date will be considered for the January academic session

Classes during the first 2 years of the program are held in English, but the rest of the M.D. program (the third year onwards) will be held in Persian.

The language of instruction at TUMS for international students is English both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. However, since some of the majors and programs at the undergraduate level require students to have interaction with patients who speak Persian, learning Persian could be obligatory for the students of those majors.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is the largest and most highly ranked medical university of Iran. Located in Tehran adjacent to the main University of Tehran campus, it was founded as part of Dar ol-Fonoon, and later absorbed into Tehran University in 1934. It finally separated from Tehran University by parliamentary legislation in 1986, coming under the new Ministry of Health and Medical Education. TUMS is ranked as one of Iran's top research universities.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application(Scholarships)
More Scholarship Information and Application(MD Program)

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