Commonwealth Medical Fellowships (Enhancing Clinical Skills) are offered for mid-career medical and dental staff from developing Commonwealth countries to spend between three and six months at an approved UK university hospital.
15 Nov 2016
Each scholarship provides:
Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not
reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor usually the cost of journeys made before your award is finally
Research support grant, payable to your host university hospital
Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of ?1,594 per month, or ?1,977 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2016-2017 levels)
Reimbursement of the fee for a single English language test and the fee for General Medical Council (GMC)
Study travel grant towards the costs of approved travel within the UK or overseas
If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of ?448 per month for the first child, and ?110
per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and solely legally responsible for them. The level of financial support provided through family allowances is under review and subject to change in both eligibility and rate
OTHER KEY DATES
You must provide the following supporting documentation to be received by the CSC by 6 January 2017 in order for your application to be eligible for consideration:
References from at least two individuals
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
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