Scholarship Affairs


Create a broad international horizon for training Omani Physicians and Surgeons

We help Omani Physicians and Surgeons to become more qualified and skilled.

  1. To provide information about postgraduate programs and training requirements in different countries
  2. To assist Omani doctors in their application for training abroad
  3. To follow up the progress and evaluation reports of Omani doctors training in foreign institutions
  4. To coordinate with Cultural Attaches of Omani embassies in countries where Omani residents are training

  1. Application is open for all Omani doctors in different healthcare institutions.
  2. The program applied for must be clinical only.
  3. The program applied for must be accredited in the countries selected by the applicant for scholarships.
  4. Applications are only open for the following English-speaking countries (Canada, USA, New Zealand, UK, Australia and Ireland), in addition to France.
  5. The list of programs is available in the online application system webpage.
  6. All applicants, the programs and the countries applied for will be processed by the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training (supervised by OMSB) in line with healthcare needs of Oman.
  7. Applicants are prioritized according to the list provided by their employers and according to the review of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.
  8. Priority is given to the residency programs that are not available in OMSB.
  9. Any approval given by OMSB to the applicants will be deemed provisional. Final approval is only given after the Committee reviews the offer along with the curriculum of the program that the applicant will receive from abroad. The final approval is also subject to the availability of funds.
  10. The applicant should obtain the language test score as required by the university/country of interest. The language test certificate can be provided later upon receiving the provisional approval from OMSB.

  1. Updated CV
  2. Updated Personal Statement
  3. MD and Bachelor’s Certificates (Arabic and English) and Transcripts
  4. Internship Certificate
  5. Three recommendation letters by Consultants (not older than 18 months)
  6. International Exams and Qualification Certificates, if available
  7. Passport copy
* Certificates for conferences and workshops are not required, and should not be included in your application file.

  1. Application for residency abroad must take place during or after completion of Internship.
  2. Doctors willing to apply for residency in France must apply once announced through the French Embassy (Muscat) webpage:

https://om.ambafrance.org/-French-Omani-cooperation-x

Priority in France is given to Neurology, Neurosurgery and Urology provided that the applicant should have obtained the level "A1" in French Language.

The applicant must have completed a residency program and obtained "Completion of Training Certificate" and "Specialty Certificate" from Oman Medical Specialty Board or equivalent.

Apply online through the OMSB Services Webpage:

http://portal.omsb.gov.om/Services/Index.aspx

Application is open at the beginning of each year.


For inquiries, please contact the Scholarship Affairs Section Team at

Oman Medical Specialty Board: 24181012 / 1106 / 1047 / 1039


For Technical inquiries about the Online Application system, please contact:

dev_team@omsb.org


For inquiries related to scholarships and requirements, please contact:

scholarships@omsb.org



Canada Flag

CANADA

Specific Requirements:

MCCEE/MCCQE1 for all Residency Programs

MCCEE/MCCQE1 for Subspecialty Program applications to the following universities: Manitoba and Dalhousie

IELTS with a score of at least 7.0 in each component for the following universities: Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, and Manitoba


Universities:

1. Dalhousie University

2. University of Toronto

3. Western University

4. McMaster University

5. University of Manitoba

6. McGill University

7. University of Alberta

8. University of Ottawa

9. University of Calgary

10. University of British Columbia

11. Queen's University

12. University of Montreal

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.


Uk

UNITED KINGDOM

Specific Requirements:

Completion of Training at OMSB

For GMC Registration, IELTS with a score of at least 7.0 in each component and overall score of 7.5 OR OET with a mark of at least B in all components

* Applicants may apply to all Universities / Hospitals that provide structured hands-on training and are accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Click this link for information on available programs.

Institutions:

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Barts and the London
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital
Cardiff University
Central Manchester University Hospitals
Evelina London Children’s Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital
Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
INHANSE, Coventry
Keele University
Liverpool University
King's College London
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
University College London
University Hospital Bristol
University Hospitals Birmingham
University of Dundee
University of Edinburgh
University of Hertfordshire
University of Leeds
University of Manchester
University of Liverpool
Western General Hospital
Imperial College
National Hospital of Neurology & Neurosurgery
Newcastle University
Ninewells Hospital
Nottingham University
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal Free London
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.



Irish
 

IRELAND

Specific Requirement:

IELTS with a score of at least 6.5 in each component and overall score of 7.0 OR OET with a mark of at least B in all components.

* Applicants may apply to all Universities/ Hospitals that provide structured hands-on training and are accredited by the Irish Medical Council (IMC).

Click this link for information on available programs.

Institutions:

College of Anesthetists of Ireland
Irish College General Practitioners
Irish College of Ophthalmologists
Mercy University Hospital
Royal College of Physicians Ireland

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.

France

Requirements:

1. The applicant must be an Omani.

2. The application must be a medical doctor.

3. The application must be less than 33 years old.

Applicants for residency training in France must apply through the Embassy of France in Muscat. Details can be found on https://om.ambafrance.org/-French-Omani-cooperation-. The opening of applications is announced annually at the beginning of each year on the website. The application period is from January to March each year.

Institutions:
Sorbonne University
University Hospital, Amiens
University Hospital, Lille
University Hospital, Limoges
University Hospital, Lyon
University Hospital, Marseille
University Hospital, Montpellier
University Hospital, Nancy
University Hospital, Nice
University Hospital, Paris
University Hospital, Reims
University Hospital, Rennes
University Hospital, Strasbourg
University Hospital, Toulouse
University Hospital, Tours

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.

Us

USA

Specific Requirements:

USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (CK and CS) for Residency

USMLE Steps 1 to 3 for Fellowship

* Applicants may apply to all Universities/ Hospitals that provide structured hands-on training and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Institutions:
Beaumont Hospital
Case Medical Centre
CEDARS-SINAI Medical Center
Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery
Emory University
Harvard University
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mount Sinai Medical Center
St. Louis University
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston
Weill Cornell Medicine

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.



Austrailia

AUSTRALIA

Specific Requirements:

IELTS with a score of at least 7 in each component OR OET with a mark of at least B in all components

AMC Examination for Residency Programs. As for Fellowship, it depends on the institution/program if they require AMC Exam.

Click this link for information on available programs.

Institutions:

Alfred Hospital
Canberra Hospital
Logan Hospital
Monash University Hospital
New South Wales University
Prince of Wales Hospital
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Royal Hobart Hospital
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Sydney Local Health Network

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.

Other Opportunities

Important Note: Final Approval of any institution/program is under the discretion of the Higher National Committee for Advanced Medical Training.

Saudi Arabia

The Training Program must be accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Doctors who receive an offer for fellowship training in KSA may apply for Study Leave from their Employer.

Institutions: All Hospitals/Institutions under the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties such as:

King Abdulaziz Medical City- National Guard
King Faisal Specialist Hospital &Research Centre
King Saud University

Germany

Bethlehem Hospital Stolberg
Erlangen University
Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt
Klinikum DER University Munchen
Städtisches Klinikum München
Universitat sklinikum Schleswig – Holstein
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Campus Kiel
University of Frankfurt

Hongkong

Chinese University of HongKong

India

Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital
Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgery
Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Center

Italy

Servizio Sanitario Regionale Emilia – Romagna
University of Insubria


Korea

Asan Medical Center
Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Severance Academy
University of ULSAN

New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
University of Auckland

Singapore

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
National Skin Centre
National University Hospital
Singapore General Hospital
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Updated on 24 September 2020

Email: scholarships@omsb.org

Office numbers:  +968 2418 1058 / 1039 / 1012 / 1106 / 1047