WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship | Scholarship for Master of Public Health

This WHO/TDR Scholarship is exclusively open to students from less developed countries in South-East Asia and West Pacific regions. Normally, candidates should be under 35 years of age. This year, there are ten awards available. Each of those covers all of the related expense.

Scholarship Description
TDR supports 7 universities from low- and middle-income countries to provide PhD and Masters degrees focused on implementation research in malaria, TB and neglected tropical diseases to improve health in those regions. There are 3 universities in Africa, 2 in Asia, and 1 each in Latin America and the Middle Eastern region. Each university serves students from their region.

Award Value
Each of the successful applicants may expect to receive the benefits as follow:

  • One return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Bangladesh;
  • Tuition fees and a basic medical and accident insurance;
  • Allowance toward recommended learning materials (e.g. text-books, laptop). Support for Summative Learning Project (SLP);
  • English language course and cultural competence to improve integration in the MPH Programme and overall learning environment of JPGSPH;
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses equivalent to local living cost.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-graduate degree in any field.

Place of Study
At BRAC University in Bangladesh.

Eligibility and Criteria
All interested candidates are required to meet the primary requirements as follow:

  • Nationals/Residents from low- and middle income countries of WHO South-East Asia and West Pacific regions.
  • Applicants should normally be under 35 years of age for TIPS
  • Meet the following standard University requirements

Applicants’ Nationality
Eligible students should be coming from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of WHO South-East Asia and West Pacific regions.

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Application Instruction
Please see the application guideline at the application link below.

Submission Deadline
August 31, 2017.

Website and Application Link

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