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Scholarships at Tehran University of Medical Sciences Location: Tehran - Iran DL: 31 December 2011

The Chancellor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the President of the International Campus are pleased to announce their first round of scholarships to foreign students who are interested to pursue their studies at TUMS-IC.  The details of these generous scholarships are:
Name of the Scholarship: Tehran University of Medical Sciences International Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2012

Scholarship Description:  TUMS Scholarship Program is a scholarship program set up by TUMS-IC to encourage international students and scholars to pursue their studies 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 other parts of the world. TUMS is the best university in the field of medical sciences in Iran and it has been ranked the second-best medical university in the Middle East. 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.

Scholarship Taken at: International Campus, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,

Levels of Studies
Undergraduate Levels
- M.D. or Doctor of Medicine
- D.D.S. or Doctor of Dental Surgery
- Pharm.D. or Doctor in Pharmacy
- B.Sc.

Graduate Levels
- M.Sc.
- Ph.D.
- Subspecialty
- Fellowship
- Specialty

Hosting Schools
1- School of Medicine
2- School of Dentistry
3- School of Pharmacy
4- School of Advanced Technology in Medicine
5- School of Allied Health Sciences
6- School of Public Health
7- School of Nursing and Midwifery
8- School of Rehabilitation

Fields of Study: The prospect recipients of the Scholarship are welcome to study in one of these areas:

1. School of Medicine: Anatomy, Anesthesiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cardiology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Forensic Medicine, General Surgery, Genetics, Geriatrics, Histology, Immunology and Biology, Internal Medicine, Legal Medicine and Occupational Medicine, Medical Education, Medical Ethics, Medical Physics, Microbiology, Molecular Medicine, Neurology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Reproductive Biology, Social Medicine, Sport Medicine, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Urology, Virology

2. School of Dentistry: Community Oral Health, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Materials, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics

3. School of Pharmacy: Biotechnology, Drug and Food Control, Medical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacotherapy, Radiopharmacy, Toxicology and Pharmacology

4. School of Advanced Technology in Medicine: Medical Biotechnology, Medical Informatics, Medical Nanotechnology, Molecular Medicine, Neurosciences, Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy

5. School of Allied Health Sciences: Anesthesia Technology, Health Care Management, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Library and Information Sciences, Medical Records, Operation Room Technology, Practical Hematology, Radiology and Radiotherapy Technology

6. School of Public Health: Environmental Health Engineering, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Education and Promotion, Health Services, Management Sciences and Health Economics, Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Nutrition and Biochemistry, Occupational Health Engineering, Pathobiology

7. School of Nursing and Midwifery: Community Health Nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Mother and Child Health, Nursing Management, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Reproductive Health

8. School of Rehabilitation: Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy


- For undergraduate level of studies: the applicant must have finished high school.
- For graduate level of studies: the applicant must have obtained an undergraduate degree in the field related to her/his desired field of study.

Language Proficiency: The teaching language will be in English.  The applicant need to have proof of English language ability to write, read, and understand. Our official language is Persian/Farsi and we will assist those who wish to pursue their education in Persian/Farsi.

Eligibility: The scholarship is only for non-Iranian citizens.

How to Apply
- Applicants must complete our online Application Form.
- Once the application has been submitted successfully, our Scholarship Coordinator will contact the prospective student and give instructions for submitting further documents.

Application Deadline: 31 December 2011


The Process
1. You will apply online.  The link, as mentioned above, is:
2. We will send you an email informing you that we have received your application.
3. We will ask you to submit supporting documents.
4. We will gather all of your documents and will create a profile for you.
5. Your profile will be taken to the Selection Committee. In the Selection Committee meeting, representatives of departments will review your profile and will decide about your candidacy. Please note that the Selection Committee meeting takes place once per week.  All profiles are reviewed one by one and with seious attention. Your gender and country of residency are not important.  Your grades, publications, letter of motivation, work experience, letters of recommendation are important to the Selection Committee.  The level of your English language is also important.
6. Once the Selection Committee has reviewed your profile we will notify you about your status. A letter of admission (acceptance) or a letter of refusal will be sent to you.

Due to a high volume of calls and emails we are unable to answer your questions promptly. Please read all relevant pages with attention, before contacting us.

Office of International Affairs, International Campus, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
One Poursina Avenue, Tehran 14176-53861, Iran
Tel.: (+ 98 21) 81 63 42 04