A full time programme in medicine at one of the top 20 medical schools in the U.S. ranges somewhere between $25,000 to $45,000. Though the number of scholarships offered by private medical schools to international students is quite less, it still might be worth trying for them. Being debt-free when you graduate is an ideal scenario but it is definitely possible to win scholarships that will reduce the amount you need to borrow.
Here are a few scholarships offered by leading medical schools in the U.S, which Indian students can apply for:
Johns Hopkins University
The University offers the Edith Seville Coale Medical Scholarship to female medical students from overseas who have completed their first year of medical school. international students. It is aimed primarily at encouraging women scholars to pursue a degree of Doctor of Medicine from an accredited medical college, to enable them to practice medicine or medical research.
Johns Hopkins University also offers the Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships to five outstanding students in their third year of medical school. Each recipient receives a $5000 scholarship.
University of Wisconsin-Stout
University students can apply for the scholarship offered by the Indian Health Service. This scholarship provides full tuition, fees, books, equipment, insurance and a stipend for students majoring in health professions.
Iowa State University
The Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant at Iowa State University , USA is an annual award given to one student in various disciplines such as gerontology, neuroscience and psychology.
University of Houston
Dr. Mary Lou and Eddie Hernandez Scholarship Endowment is offered to graduate students pursuing full-time masters’ or doctoral degrees for a career in healthcare. Applicants need to have completed undergraduate studies in healthcare and currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral programme.