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08 May 2013 The Government of Tonga’s Scholarships Committee is pleased to invite applications from resident nationals of Tonga for Republic of Cuba-Medical Scholarship for 2013-2014. Successful candidates will undertake 1 year of Spanish Language and pre-medical at ELAM (Latin American School of Medicine) in Havana, 5 years of medical studies at one of Cuba’s medical schools and a 1 year rotating internship.

The Scholarship Benefits include full tuition, return economy airfares, accommodation and a small monthly stipend.

To be eligible for the Cuba-Medical Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria;

  • Be a citizen of Tonga
  • · Be under the age of 25
  • · Have passed the South Pacific Form Seven Examination or the University of the South Pacific Foundation Program

The completed application form must be accompanied by;

  • · Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • · One copy of Birth Certificate
  • · Two (2) supporting references. Of these references, one reference should be from your School Principal, while other should be from a community leader who can commence on your overall ability and likelihood of your success in the program of study.

All application materials must be submitted by May 27, 2013 to the following address;

Scholarships Unit

Ministry of Education, Pahu


For application forms and enquiries, please contact Pelenaise Telefoni and Senolita Fonokalafi at Tel 22287



Issued by: Ministry of Education and Training


Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:46 )  

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