Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) International Scholarship 2017/2018 – Iran


Last updated on July 30th, 2017 at 08:53 pm

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 to foreign students who are interested to pursue their studies at TUMS-IC (Tehran University of Medical Sciences- International Campus. The Scholarship is available for undergraduate (BSc), Masters (MSc), PhD and Doctoral studies.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All countries except Iran

To be taken at (country): Iran

Eligible 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

About the Award: 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.

Offered Since: 2012

Type: Doctor of Medicine Scholarship


  • 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.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 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.

Duration of Scholarship: Seven (7) years

How to Apply: 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.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Office of Vice Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Important Notes: 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.

 Application Deadline: 31st Annually for the September academic session. Anything later than this date will be considered for the January academic session
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