Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Medical Science Scholarships for International Students in UK

Here is a great scholarship to study medicine in the United Kingdom (UK) and in Europe.  The Newcastle University is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 intake. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing the master degree programme at the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

University’s vision is to use strengths in research and teaching to improve the health of the population.

Scholarship background 
Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences is home to a world-leading collaboration of research scientists, engineers, medical doctors and teaching professionals. Key areas of focus include ageing, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience.

If English is not student’s first language they will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Study Programmes 

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.

Fields of Study The Faculty of Medical Sciences is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 entry into the following courses: MRes Ageing and Health, MRes Animal Behaviour, MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise, MRes Cancer, MRes Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease ,MRes Diabetes, MRes Epidemiology, MRes Evolution and Human Behaviour,MRes Immunobiology, MRes Medical Genetics, MRes Medical and Molecular Biosciences, MRes Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine,MRes Molecular Microbiology, MRes Musculoskeletal ageing (CIMA), MRes Neuromuscular Diseases, MRes Neuroscience, MRes Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, MRes Systems Biology, MRes Toxicology, MRes Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, MRes Transplantation and MSc Medical Sciences.

Scholarship Benefits: The value of award is £1,500

Number of Scholarships: Varies 

Eligibility: Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:

  1. Registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year
  2. Registered for one of the following eligible courses
  3. Wholly or partially self-financing
  4. Defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  5. Registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  6. Students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

Eligible Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

How to apply For this Scholarship
Application Procedure: Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence Scholarship.

Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017 (annual)