Since 2010, the Boris and Inara Teterev Foundation has provided support to Riga Stradiņš University with the objective of fostering the development of the most talented emerging specialists and raising the quality of studies.

The Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation Scholarships in Medicine provide support to diligent future specialists whose careers require financial support during their long years of study or whose achievements already deserve recognition. During the study year, 20 RSU students of the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, as well as the Faculty of Dentistry, and the Faculty of Pharmacy receive the scholarship.

25 scholars have already joined the ranks of medical professionals.

The purpose of the Boris and Inara Teterev Foundation’s RSU study programme modernisation target grant is to foster the development of new innovative study courses at the RSU, as well as the improvement of existing study courses, integrating appropriate methodological solutions. These grants are intended for academic personnel working on healthcare study programmes. More information is available in on the RSU website.

The purpose of the Boris and Inara Teterev Foundation’s international experience integration target grant is to increase the number of foreign guest lecturers at Riga Stradiņš University. Lectures, practical activities, consultations and the development of materials required for study courses may be incorporated during the grant period. These target grants are intended for healthcare study programmes and to improve the competence of academic personnel lecturing in them. More information about the grant is available on the RSU website.

In turn, the Boris and Inara Teterev Foundation’s target grant aimed at improving RSU lecturers’ standing in the international citation index is received by representatives of academic personnel working on RSU healthcare study programmes, as well as by authors of articles whose academic article has been published or accepted for publications in which the citation index reaches at least 50% of the average citation index for the sector according to the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Report. For more information, please visit the RSU website.

Philanthropist Boris Teterev’s Grant in Medicine to support diligent students of medicine whose study opportunities are limited by material considerations or whose outstanding achievements during the course of their studies to date merit special recognition. 

“Competitive medicine is a cornerstone of public health and welfare. Our contribution to the excellence of RUS students is an investment in the development of our country and people. We hope that the recipients of our grants will join the ranks of Latvia’s best doctors,” explained philanthropist and Riga Stradiņš University (then known as – the Riga Institute of Medicine) graduate Boris Teterev, congratulating the recipients of the 2017 grants.

In the period of 2011-2021, 23 students received scholarships that were granted until the end of their undergraduate studies. At present, all scholarship holders have joined the ranks of medical professionals.