The Doctors in Italy Scholarships recognize and support students who have shown an international mindset and a passion for medicine, facilitating their participation in the Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program, a study abroad opportunity specific for their career goals.


A limited number of scholarships are made available to selected applicants. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, check the requirements and procedure outlined below. Other forms of financial aid may become available throughout the year.

Merit Scholarship
$500/ 00
  • GPA: 3.8 or more
  • Summer deadline: March 18 2022
  • (extended from February 25 2022)
  • Requirement: demonstrated committment to exceptional academic results
Diversity Scholarship
$1000/ 00
  • GPA: 3.5 or higher
  • Summer deadline: March 18 2022
  • (extended from February 25 2022)
  • Requirement: contribute to the cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity of the Program

How to apply

  1. Complete your application for a Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program, choosing between 2 week, 3 week and 5 week programs.
  2. You will hear back about your application and, if you are accepted, you’ll be invited within 2 weeks to attend an interview with our Program Manager.
  3. Within one week after your interview you will be notified of our final decision regarding your application.
  4. If you are accepted you will be invited to pay the €300 deposit to secure your spot and you will receive instructions on how to apply for a scholarship.

What you will need to provide

  1. A signed letter of request, with your full name and details
  2. A personal statement brief (up to 2 pages) describing how your life experiences have shaped your perspectives and values, why you are committed to a career in medicine and your plans after graduation
  3. Academic transcripts confirming that you are enrolled and current GPA
  4. A video (between 1 and 2 minutes in length) to explain why you wish to shadow doctors in Italy (creativity is appreciated!).