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Queen Mary University of London MBBS Malta Scholarships for 2018/19 entry

We are offering scholarships for our Medicine MBBS course in Malta.

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships you must:

  • Submit a completed Medicine MBBS Malta application
  • Submit a completed scholarship application

You must submit an application form to be considered for a scholarship. These will be awarded entirely on academic merit.

Total amount awarded by Queen Mary University of London per year

Number of awards

Total amount payable by student, for tuition, per year




*Tuition fees may rise over subsequent years in line with inflation.
The scholarships do not include accommodation fees or any other living expenses.

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The application deadline to be eligible for scholarships for the Malta programme is Saturday 30 June 2018. If some of these scholarships remain unallocated, or if candidates are unsuccessful in meeting the conditions set for the scholarships, they may be reallocated. In addition, further funding for additional scholarships may become available over the summer. In all circumstances, any applicant who has applied for a scholarship but has not yet been successful, will be considered or re-considered for an award. 

Note: It is not necessary to have had settled immigration status in Malta for the full five years of the course at the time of application. You only need to show that you have it by the start date of the first academic year of the course.

Scholarship criteria

The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are open to all candidates worldwide.

All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of applicants’ performance in the following measures:

  1. UCAS tariff points or international equivalent (50%)
  2. UKCAT score (50%)

The units of assessment will be weighted as outlined above using the score the candidate achieves in each of the two criteria.  

Graduates who meet the minimum academic criteria will be ranked against the other graduate applicants applying in that year according to 50:50 weighting applied to the UKCAT score and academic ability as measured using a points weighting of degree classification or postgraduate degrees.

In the event of a tie between candidates, the scholarship selection panel may, at its discretion, refer to the candidates' scores at interview and answers to Question 3 of the scholarship application form to reach a decision to award the scholarship(s).Once a student has been awarded the scholarship and started the course it will be retained by the student until the end of their programme, assuming they meet the necessary criteria to progress through the course each year, i.e. they fulfil the examination and professional requirements.

Application and awarding process

Students who wish to be considered for one of these scholarships need to first apply to the course then apply for the scholarship here

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. To qualify, applicants will need to meet the minimum requirements listed below:

  • AAB or equivalent; 2:1 or equivalent for graduates,
  • a minimum UKCAT score of 2331,
  • IELTS 7.0

Scholarships may be awarded on a conditional basis, subject to the student meeting the terms of the academic offer when exam results are announced.

Key information

A small number of scholarships may be available for late applicants.

  • Students can apply for the scholarship at any point, even if they have already been interviewed and offered a place. 
  • Scholarships for the first round will be awarded on 9 July 2018 once we have received all UKCAT scores and the majority of International qualifications (IB, CBSE etc).
  • Scholarships can be awarded to outstanding students who meet the criteria to receive an unconditional offer before this date.
  • Unconditional scholarship awardees will be expected to accept the offer within two weeks by making a deposit payment.
  • Conditional scholarship awardees will be expected to accept an offer within one week of becoming unconditional by making a deposit payment.
  • In the event of an individual who has been offered a scholarship on a conditional basis failing to meet those conditions, the candidate may still be offered a place, but the offer of a scholarship may be withdrawn.
  • Scholarships cannot be deferred.

Steps from application to scholarship award

  1. Apply for the MBBS Malta
  2. Apply for the Scholarship
  3. Be shortlisted for interview or rejected dependent on strength of application
  4. Attend an interview either in person or via Skype
  5. Student considered for scholarship if interview was successful
  6. Student informed of offer of admission to MBBS and outcome of scholarship application if a decision on this has been made at this point
  7. Student informed of offer of admission to MBBS and then the outcome of the scholarship application once this is available, then provided a deadline by which to accept scholarship offer by making deposit payment.

When will I know the outcome of my scholarship application?

Scholarships will be awarded by Monday 9 July 2018. A small number may be deferred to be awarded later over the summer.

How do I complete the application form?

Please ensure you answer all questions and complete all sections of the form. The questions help us to assess if you are eligible for a Scholarship. If you would like any help in preparing your application please contact the Admissions Team on

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