Road To International Medical studentship

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A brief guide to the common ways of getting a place for studying abroad especially for medical students .. It's a BRIEF guide and additional efforts should be done from candidates to show good intentions :D ..

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Road To International Medical studentship

  1. 1. By : Ahmed Adel Abdelhakeem Assistant lecturer, Internal medicine Department, Asyut University hospital, Asyut, Egypt Ahmed_adel_1984@yahoo.com Road To Studying Abroad
  2. 2. Introduction How to start and types of scholarships ? Who can? Getting prepared Where ? Aboutthistalk
  3. 3. introduction
  4. 4. It really deserves ! - Personal ( scientific, cultural) - Your institute (scientific, academic rank) - Your country (decision making)
  5. 5. How to start (and types of scholarships) ?
  6. 6. Medical scholarships Governmental Missions Individual application Either
  7. 7. - Government scholarships (missions): From MOHE - Exchange programs: DAAD, Erasmus - University scholarships - Institution scholarships (Saweeres) . Types of scholarship
  8. 8. -Who can apply? - Advantages? - Disadvantages? - Requirements:Acceptance letter, research - -- - proposal, language skills + Egyptian routine. Government scholarships(missions):
  9. 9. Exchange programs DAAD, Erasmus -Who can apply? - Advantages? - Disadvantages? - Requirements: Acceptance letter, research proposal, language skills - Egyptian routine.
  10. 10. University scholarships - Research Scholarship -Teaching Scholarships - Unpaid Fellowship
  11. 11. Requirements: Application procedures Deadlines Fees Language SpecialVisa requirements University scholarships
  12. 12. - Masr El-kheir - Islamic development bank - Karim Camel Toueg International Fellowship in Hepatology at Cleveland Clinic Institution scholarships
  13. 13. USMLE then matching or fellowship (USA) MRCP and PLAB then GMC registration (UK) Others (Canadian) Individualapplication(notascholarship)
  14. 14. USMLE - Steps: ( Step one, Step II CK, Step II CS, Step III) - Preparation (Kaplan, first aid) - Fees - Application - Matching (residency program) - Fellowship
  15. 15. Fees
  16. 16. - Steps: ( Step one, Step two, Step three) - Preparation ( essential revision notes,… ) - Fees (half that of USMLE) - Advantages - Disadvantages - MRCS, MRCPCH, MRCOG, MRCOph, MRCOPsych, MRCR, MRCA, MRCPath MRCP
  17. 17. Who ?
  18. 18. - Students - Residents - Non university practitioners - Demonstrators - Assistant lecturers - Post doctor Who can apply for a scholarship?
  19. 19. Getting prepared (Requirements)
  20. 20. - Up to date CurriculumVitae - Language proficiency - Official E-mail - Official papers : - Passport - Recommendation letters -Transcripts & general grade - Any certificates ( military status,….) - Electronic payment access Beforeyoustart
  21. 21. Your CV Powerful points in your CV : - USMLE, PLAB or MRCP - International Publications - Observership - Scientific activities -Transcripts
  22. 22. Language skills TOEFL IELTS Which is better ?
  23. 23. -Yahoo - Hotmail - G-mail - Official institution mail (best) E-mail
  24. 24. - Last medical degree - Recommendation letters -Transcripts - Certificates of field training Official papers
  25. 25. - Make sure that all your papers are complete. - Choose your research/study topic, thesis or dissertation. - Decide what type of scholarship you could apply for. - Choose suitable universities and make sure that there is an available suitable scholarships. - Search for professors of your research interest. - Email them to get an acceptance letter through a cover letter (be polite, precise and avoid excessive unnecessary information). steps
  26. 26. Acceptance letter
  27. 27. Where ?
  28. 28. USA: USMLE then matching program UK: MRCP or PLAB then limited registration or IELTS score 7.5 and sponsorship. Germany: German language level B2 then a clinical practice job. Canada Australia Turkey Startbycountries
  29. 29. Good CV writing https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose World ranking of universities http://webometrics.info/ http://www.shanghairanking.com/ Cultural affairs and mission sector http://mohe-casm.edu.eg/ Scholarships for developing countries http://www.scholars4dev.com/ Find master http://www.mastersportal.eu/ DAAD https://www.daad.de/deutschland/en/ Erasmus Mundus http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/funding/available_partnerships.php IELTS - British council https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/egypt TOEFL http://www.ets.org/toefl/ Useful links
  30. 30. How to write to a prospective supervisor http://thesistips.wordpress.com/2012/07/30/how-to-write-to-a-prospective-phd- supervisor/ Masr El-kheir scholarships http://www.misrelkheir.org/static/80/scholarships.html Islamic development bank scholarships http://www.isdb.org/irj/go/km/docs/documents/IDBDevelopments/Internet/Arab ic/IDB/CM/ScholarshipAndAssistance/Scholarship/Merit_High_Technology/MHT _Announcemnt.html ECFMG http://www.ecfmg.org/ GMC website / PLAB http://www.gmc-uk.org/doctors/plab.asp MRCP website http://www.mrcpuk.org/ Useful links

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