MBBS | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Scholarship Award in Nigerian Universities at Media Trust Limited

Media Trust Scholarship Scheme for Female  Medical Students

Media Trust Limited (Publishers of Daily Trust, Weekly Trust, Sunday Trust, Aminiya, Kano Chronicle and Kilimanjaro) hereby request applications for its 2010/2011 Academic Session Scholarship Award in Nigerian Universities.



To qualify for the Scholarship Award, applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Nigerian
  • Female
  • Medical Student (MBBS)
  • Must be in 200 Level and above and must have passed their examination.
  • Must be a student of


1.         University of Ilorin, Kwara State.

2.        Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto State or

3.        University of Maiduguri, Borno State.


Method of Application:

Interested students who meet the above requirements are to collect Application Forms from the College Secretary’s Office of their respective Colleges/Faculties, fill appropriately and attach passport, photocopies of Admission letter, I.D Card, Certificate of Origin and Course Registration Form for the current Academic Session.


Closing Date for the Application:

Completed Application Forms should be sent to:


Administrative Secretary,

Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme,

37, A. E. Ekukinam Street,

Opposite ABC Transport Company,

Utako District, Abuja.



P.O. Box, 6873 Wuse, Abuja,

On or before Friday 17th June. 2011.


Phone: 08065931928

E-Mail: scholarship@dailytrust.com

JRF, SRF and RA Positions at Translational Health Science And Technology Institute, India

Translational Health Science And Technology Institute (THSTI) is an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. THSTI has been developed as a part of the interdisciplinary Health biotech Science cluster to be located at Faridabad which is a part of the National Capital Region. The Institute is being mentored by globally recognized National Institute of Immunology (NII) and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HMHST). THSTI is designed to be a dynamic and interactive organization with a mission to conduct innovative translational research and develop research collaborations across disciplines and professions to accelerate the development of concepts into tangible products to improve human health. The other members of the cluster include The Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB) under the aegis of UNESCO and the NII with which the THSTI will have a seamless collaboration to achieve the interdisciplinary expertise. The cluster will have access to the state of the art experimental animal facility and the platform technology center for the sophisticated instrumentation. The permanent laboratories of the centre will come up in Faridabad within 3 years. The interim laboratories of the centre are functioning from Gurgaon in the South of Delhi area with adequate housing, transportation and schooling facilities. Campus housing may be available when the centre moves to Faridabad.Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Center (VIDRC) has been set up as a mission center of the THSTI to study infectious disease and pathogens with the aim to generate translational knowledge for developing prophylactic and therapeutic measures against diseases prevalent in India.
Eligibility: RA : Doctorate (PhD/MD) or an equivalent degree or 3 years of research experience after MVSc / MPharm.
SRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences with 2 years research experience or MBBS.
JRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 26 April 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Senior Research Fellow (Medical) at the Pediatric Biology Centre, THSTI, India

The project involves clinical interactions with pregnant women who are going to deliver at a clinical site (hospital). SRFs will enroll eligible women when they come to the antenatal clinic, into a research study and will follow up the enrolled women when they come to the labour room for their delivery; obtain clinical information and clinical samples and perform any other clinical/research activity for the project as determined by the investigators.
Qualifications required: The candidate should have a graduate degree of MBBS from an accredited Indian University, and should have a good academic record. Experience in one/more areas listed below is desirable but not mandatory.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical trials

Scholarship Application Deadline: 01st March, 2011 at 11 AM

Further Scholarship Information and Application