Medicine | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme 2011–2012, Uganda: Agriculture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Commerce, Engineering, Food Science & Technology, Information Technology, Law, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Architecture, Veterinary Medicine, Actuarial Science, Environmental Studies and Human Medicine.

The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation is a Charitable Trust which was set up with the primary objective of promoting scientific
and technical education for the betterment of the people of Uganda.
It is in pursuit of this objective that the Board of Trustees of the Foundation set up a Scholarship Committee and instituted a University scholarship programme starting in the 2003/4 academic year. The scholarship programme is aimed at benefiting Ugandans pursuing either undergraduate or post-graduate education at University level in Uganda.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application

MIGA Doctors in Training Grants Program 2011-2012, Australia: Medicine

This Program is announced for assist doctors in training whilst pursuing specialist training opportunities in Australia and abroad.Funds are provided to assist doctors meet the expenses associated with this additional training.
The Program is open to doctors in Australia who are insured with MIGA at the time of Application and funding of the Grant.. Enrolled in and undertaking an accredited training program with an Australian Medical College or Society, or who have completed their College or Society training program within the last two years. Seeking to undertake a Training Program or Placement that is beyond the training prescribed through their College or Society.
The Grants consist of four individual DIT Grants of $5,000 per recipient, to assist in funding their training opportunity which can include travel, accommodation, Program fees, etc.Grants will be judged on merit and awarded to Applicants deemed as submitting the most outstanding Applications.Whether all four Grants are awarded or not will be subject to MIGA receiving suitable Applications which meet MIGA’s selection criteria.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 28 October 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowships 2011, UK: Medicine

This fellowship is for medical, dental, veterinary or clinical psychology graduates who have little or no research training, but who wish to develop a long-term career in academic medicine. Applications are encouraged from individuals who wish to undertake substantial training through high-quality research in an appropriate unit or clinical research facility, towards a PhD or MD qualification.
The fellowship is open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area (EEA) for fellowships to be held in a UK or Republic of Ireland institution. Non-UK candidates should contact the office for advice before submitting an application.
The applicant should have completed general professional training as defined by the relevant college.
-Medical graduates must have passed the relevant exam for their specialty, e.g. MRCP, MRCS, MRCOphth/FRCOphth Part 1, MRCPsych, MRCOG Part 1, MRCPCH, FRCA Part 1. GPs are advised to contact the office to clarify their eligibility.
-Dental candidates must have obtained MFD, MFDS, MGDS, MFGDP or equivalent.
-Veterinary candidates should have a degree in veterinary medicine (e.g. BVSc, BVM&S, BVMS, BVetMed, VetMB) and some experience in clinical practice. An intercalated degree is desirable, but not essential.
-Clinical psychology candidates must have obtained a professional Doctorate-level qualification in Clinical Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society before taking up the award. Candidates are advised to contact the office to clarify their eligibility.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 6 June 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application