Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities for International Students in Shiraz, Iran, 2018-2019

  • Bachelor
  • Type C Scholarship covers all your expenses (including registration fee, furnished accommodation, Persian language courses) except for the tuition fee and English language courses (if deemed necessary).  Type B Scholarship is a partial or full tuition-waiver scholarship, which covers fees of registration, furnished accommodation, Persian language courses, and discount on the tuition fee ranging from 1% to 100%.
  • 21 May 2018

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) is one of the oldest and finest medical schools in Iran. Located in the heart of Shiraz, SUMS is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. At SUMS we are dedicated to inspiring diverse students of exceptional promise to become leaders and innovators in science and medicine for the betterment of humanity.

Since its foundation in 1946, SUMS has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. SUMS educates and trains more than 10,000 students and residents in 17 colleges and has nearly 30,000 employees, including approximately 900 faculty members.

At SUMS academic excellence, as well as compassion for the patients we are privileged to serve, are stressed. Skillful compassion is truly a hallmark of SUMS learning experience. SUMS consistently ranks among the top three medical universities in Iran.

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) will award a variety of generous scholarships to the applicants demonstrating outstanding educational skills in order to help them pursue their education, all students applying to one of the undergraduate programs listed below at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) are invited to apply for these scholarships. The undergraduate scholarship program is available to all undergraduate international students from across the world.

Study Field(s): As we believe cost should not be a barrier to pursue educational dreams, we offer generous scholarship options to students from every socioeconomic background. Interested applicants can apply to the below listed programs:

·         Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

·         Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)

·         Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.)

·         All Other Undergraduate Programs


§  The applicant must not be a citizen of Iran.

§  The candidate may not hold dual citizenship, where the first or second citizenship is from Iran.

§  The candidate must hold a high school diploma or the equivalent.


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§  A secondary school diploma or the equivalent certificate

o    Important notice: Please note that applicants should submit a certified copy of their School Leaving Certificate from an accredited high school/senior secondary school and certificate listing all the subjects they have taken and the grades they have achieved. Please note that the school reports should include all graded results obtained during your studies.

§  Transcript of the Records (Marksheets) of the secondary and higher secondary school

§  Curriculum vitae (CV)

§  Cover Letter

§  Color scan of the main page of the passport in high quality in any graphics file formats (PDF, JPEG, PNG)

§  Passport-size photo


The candidate should fill out the online application form and submit it. In addition to that, the applicant is required to attach a cover letter to the application form, determining which type of scholarship they are applying for explaining why they believe themselves to be eligible for this scholarship. Once applications are received by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), they will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. As the selection process is completed, candidates will be notified of the results via e-mail.

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