Heidelberg University in Germany is welcoming candidates for Amirana Scholarship award for international students in the 2021/22 academic year.
The University of Heidelberg considers itself as a globally-oriented research and teaching institution with a broad range of subjects and disciplines, with a culture that assists in shaping the future. The university is devoted to her responsibility to people, society and nature and looks to improve her knowledge and skills in an open, bias-free attitude towards people and concepts, make them operational and pass them on to future generations.
As a globally active research university, Heidelberg University comprehends the high theoretical and methodological capability of its subjects and specialist cultures as an important feature of its scientific work.
Furthermore to her disciplinary strength, she also identifies her special potential, through partnership across the borders of the disciplines, to proficiently deal with complex situations that are central to forming the future and thus to undertake social responsibility. A huge part of the university research and teaching at the Ruperto Carola was combined thematically within the framework of the exceptional initiative of the federal and state governments under the umbrella of the major research areas, the “Fields of Focus”.
Thanks to a 2016 initiative by two former students from the United States, there is now a new financial support opportunity for studying Medicine and Dentistry at Heidelberg University: the Amirana Scholarship award.
The scholarship award was set up after a donation from Dr Annelene J. Amirana and Dr Mahomed T. Amirana. They got married after meeting in Heidelberg in the 1950s during their medical education and later on worked as doctors for many years in the US.
The study award can be applied for by candidates who have gotten into financial difficulties through no mistake of their own and who cannot proceed or successfully conclude their studies without financial assistance.
Application is also accepted from candidates who could not begin their studies without financial help. Successful matriculation at Heidelberg University is a requirement.
If you satisfy the funding conditions, please submit your credentials on time. They look forward to getting your application!
Subject areas: The Amirana scholarship award is granted only for the medicine and dentistry subjects of the two medical faculties of Heidelberg University.
Nations of origin: The Amirana scholarship award fund is aimed at scholars and candidates from nations in the global south. The current classification of the nations can be found in the present DAC list.
Worth of Award
The Amirana Scholarship award Fund provides scholarship awards to medical and dentistry scholars experiencing financial difficulties through no fault of their own and also future students in these areas who cannot finance their studies without help.
Eligibility for Amirana Scholarship at Heidelberg University
- Scholarship awards are obtainable for university candidates for Medicine and Dentistry from developing nation and newly industrializing countries.
How to Apply for Amirana Scholarship at Heidelberg University
The scholarship award application has to also include the following supporting credentials/certificates:
- CV with photo
- Motivation letter
- Description of education obtained up to now, school degrees, undertakings, etc.
- Explanation of finances and living condition
- Certificate of enrolment (can be handed in at a later date; admission to the
program is a criteria to obtain support)
- Admission of whether the candidate has applied elsewhere for scholarship awards
If you meet the criteria, please hand in an application by 15 July of each year to:
Heidelberg Alumni International
Reference “Amirana Scholarship Fund”
You can also forward your application through email to: [email protected]
July 15 – candidates for a degree in medicine/dentistry at the University of Heidelberg
December 01 – candidates at the University of Heidelberg in the disciplines of medicine/dentistry
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