How as a Nigerian can I get a full time scholarship to study medicine and surgery in any country of my choice?
Getting a full time scholarship to study medicine and surgery in any country of your choice as a Nigerian can be done through a number of ways. Firstly, you should look at the different countries that offer scholarships for Nigerians. Some popular ones include:
• The United Kingdom’s Chevening Scholarship
• The US-based Jules Dassin Physicians-in-Training Program
• The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre Fellowship Programme
• The Global Health Corps Fellowship Programme
• African Union Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Awards
You should also make sure that you meet all the requirements needed to be eligible to apply for these scholarships. This usually includes having superior academic achievements, community service or volunteer work experience and/or have engaged in medical activities or research projects related to the field of medicine and surgery. Furthermore, many universities offer merit scholarships which award funds on basis of excellent academic records, extracurricular involvement or leadership accomplishments. It is important to note that these types of awards are often highly competitive so preparation is key! You should also contact some medical schools directly by exploring their websites and other resources such as brochures about their scholarship programmes and applying accordingly when available. Finally, there are numerous private foundations who provide grants for students looking to pursue studies related to medicine and surgery in any country of your choice – it’s worth doing some research into those too!