Tehran University of Medical Sciences Scholarship for Foreign Students

The Tehran University of Medical Sciences Scholarship is announced by the Chancellor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the President of the International Campus for foreign students who are interested to pursue their studies at TUMS-IC (Tehran University of Medical Sciences- International Campus).

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Masters, PhD) |Institution(s): Tehran University
|Location:  Iran |Field(s): Medicine
|Target: All (Except Iran) |Deadline(s): 31 May, 2017

The Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) Scholarship is available for undergraduate (BSc), Masters (MSc), PhD and Doctoral studies. 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.

The number of awards is not specified but 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. Grants will cover up to 7 years for the MD program.


The eligibility criteria for the Tehran University of Medical Sciences Scholarship are as follows.

  • Undergraduate level of studies: The applicant must have finished her or his high school.
  • 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 so applicants need to have proof of English language ability to write, read, and understand.

How to apply for the Tehran University of Medical Sciences Scholarships

Eligible applicants 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.

You can also visit the scholarship announcement page for the M.D. program for further information on that opportunity.

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