Sifting through medical school scholarships can be a bit overwhelming and while the idea of graduating medical school debt-free may seem impossible, there are a few scholarships available that make a free medical education possible. A select group of medical schools offer full merit based scholarships, including Ben-Gurion University’s Medical School for International Health (MSIH).
Over the past several years, students at MSIH were awarded a record number of scholarships for both academic merit and financial need. These scholarships have helped students dedicated to the field of global health shrink their costs. Additionally, MSIH offers one full tuition merit scholarship, the Ben-Gurion Global Health Scholarship (BGGH). The highly competitive BGGH Scholarship covers full tuition for all four years of the M.D. program at MSIH, the groundbreaking medical school that incorporates global health components into all four years of its medical curriculum. The BGGH Scholarship is highly sought after, as it offers peace of mind for the recipient who is able to attend medical school without acquiring debt.
MSIH is a unique medical school that prepares physicians to address the impact of cultural, economic, political and environmental factors on the health of individuals and populations worldwide. Dedicated to preparing a new generation of doctors who have a comprehensive view of health around the world, MSIH considers highly qualified applicants who are interested in building a career at the intersection of medicine and global health for the BGGH Scholarship. Applicants are evaluated for this merit scholarship by a committee of world leaders in global health and medicine. Decisions are based on the applicant’s academic track record and demonstrated interest in global health.
If you are passionate about medicine and global health and want to make a real impact as a physician, MSIH may be a good fit and you may be a candidate for the BGGH Scholarship. To be considered for the BGGH Scholarship, a completed MSIH admissions application must be received by January 28, 2019. The application is available on the MSIH website.
Read more about how the BGGH Scholarship, and other MSIH scholarships, can help you become a skilled physician with a comprehensive view of health around the world. Questions? Reach out to our admissions team for a personalized consultation.
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