I want to get admission into a medical college in countries like New Zealand, Australia, the UK, USA. I want to know the details regarding the admission. Scholarships for international students?

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Deepali Singh

Deepali Singh

MentR-Me Team

Study Abroad Expert

There are several MCI-approved medical schools nationwide for those wishing to practise medicine in India after receiving their degree. Medical colleges in New Zealand offer degrees in medicine that are recognised worldwide.

Before applying to a medical science programme in New Zealand, you should know the following basic eligibility requirements. Still, exact requirements may vary depending on the university or the course you have chosen:

  • The applicant must hold a prior qualification in any area of biomedical or health sciences (often a bachelor's degree or postgraduate diploma). 
  • Results from language proficiency exams like the TOEFL or IELTS, with a minimum score of 7.0 often needed for admission to the MBBS programme in New Zealand.
  • SOP
  • LORs

When considering a foreign education, New Zealand is a budget-friendly choice. Students typically choose locations where they may finish their studies on a budget because medical courses typically have greater tuition prices than other courses. In New Zealand, you might expect to pay between INR 38,00,000 and INR 46,00,000 for your medical education.

The most well-known and famous profession in the world is medicine. Australia stands out among the many nations that provide courses in medicine, nursing, and public health, as well as among the world's top universities. 

English Language Proficiency ( Minimum score 7 in IELTS )
Higher Secondary Education from a reputable board completed
a minimum of 17 years old
Undergraduate Admission Test for Medical and Health Sciences (UMAT)

Doctor of Medicine
language proficiency in English (often high levels of proficiency is expected)
GAMSAT (Graduate Admission Medical School Australian Test) or MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) score for bachelor's degrees.

The USA and The UK is the global leader in healthcare and medical technology. Medical schools in the United States and the United Kingdom are among the best MBBS schools worldwide.

To be a medical aspirant in the USA and the UK, you must meet a few fundamental eligibility requirements:

Language Proficiency Tests: language tests like the IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE. The MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) is designed to evaluate a candidate's potential on several different fronts.
The NEET exam must be passed with the required score for all Indian candidates who wish to study medicine overseas.

Here is a list of the major scholarships you can earn as a medical student in the USA:

  1. ASAHP Scholarship of Excellence
  2. AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarship
  3. AMTIE Student Scholarship
  4. Vagelos Scholarship
  5. Financial Aid for Non-US Medical Students
  6. Stanford Institutional Aid
  7. Harvard Medical School Scholarship


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