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Apply For The Commonwealth Medical Fellowships By May 13, 2019

Brief Description

Commonwealth Medical Fellowships are for mid-career medical staff from low and middle income countries, to enhance their clinical skills. Commonwealth Medical Fellowships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development.


To apply for these fellowships, you must:

Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person.

Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.

Have an academic appointment in an eligible Commonwealth country at one of the medical schools by the World Directory of Medical Schools employed by a hospital affiliated to the Medical School where you have the academic appointment.

Be available to start your fellowship in the UK in January 2020.

Have qualified as a doctor before 1 October 2004.

Have qualified at a medical school recognised by the World Directory of Medical Schools.

Have met the English language requirements of the General Medical Council (GMC) within 2 months of being notified that you have been provisionally selected for an award.


Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award

Research support grant, payable to your host university hospital.

Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,656 per month,or £2,055per month for those at university hospitals in the London metropolitan area.

Reimbursement of the fee for a single English language test and the fee for General Medical Council (GMC) registration.

Warm clothing allowance.

Study travel grant towards the costs of approved travel within the UK.

If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent,child allowance of £466 per month for the first child, and £114 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK.

Deadline is May 13, 2019.

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