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Is there any full scholarship for an MBBS for a Nepali student?

The following are the list of scholarships available for Nepalese students to study MBBS:

  1. Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Every year Institute of Medicine (IOM) provides about 45 MBBS, 10 BSc.Nursing and many scholarships in Paramedical courses to Meritorious Nepalese students. The selection of students is done on the basis of merit list of IOM Entrance Examination. Out of total scholarships awarded by IOM, 80% seats are open for all and 20% seats are reserved. You can read more here [1]

2. Ministry of Education (MOE)

Every year Ministry of Education (MOE) provides about 250 MBBS Scholarships (55% General and 45% Reserved quota) and about 40 BDS (55% General and 45% Reserved quota) in different Medical and Dental colleges in Nepal and abroad.

3. MOE Scholarships in Pakistan through MOE

Every year Pakistan Government provides about 10 Scholarships for MBBS and 1 BDS Scholarship for meritorious Nepalese students. Selection is done by Ministry of Education (MOE) on the basis of merit list of IOM Entrance Examination. Students must have to secured 60% in aggregate in their +2 examination in order to apply for the Scholarship provided by Pakistan Embassy in Nepal.

4. MOE Scholarships in Russia through MOE

Every year Russian Federation provides about 5 Scholarship Seats for MBBS and BDS program for meritorious Nepalese students through Ministry of Education. Selection is done by Ministry of Education (MOE) on the basis of merit list of IOM Entrance Examination. Students have to secure 80% aggregate in their +2 examination in order to apply for the Scholarship provided by Russian Federation in Nepal. Since the teaching medium in Russia is Russian Language, Students have to take Language classes too.

5. MOE Scholarships in Egypt through MOE

Every year Egypt Government provides about 3 Scholarship Seats for those students who want to study Medicine in Egypt. Selection is done by Ministry of Education (MOE) on the basis of merit list of IOM Entrance Examination. Students have to secure 70% aggregate in their +2 examination in order to apply for the Scholarship provided by Egypt Government.

6. MOE Scholarship in China through MOE

Every year Chinese Government provides various numbers of Scholarship seats for MBBS and BDS program. Selection is done by Ministry of Education (MOE) on the basis of merit list of IOM Entrance Examination. Students have to take language classes as the medium of teaching in China is Chinese. The Application date to apply for Scholarship is October / November.

Ibrahim Abiola Abd-Lateef, Doctor at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (2017-present)