WHO/TDR Postgraduate Scholarship in Implementation Science for Developing Countries

The University of Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health is welcoming applications for its WHO/TDR Postgraduate Scholarship in Implementation Science for Developing Countries.

Description

WHO/TDR Postgraduate Scholarship in Implementation Science for Developing Countries is a scholarship program by the University of Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health that offers financial aid to exceptional students from developing countries who wish to undertake any of the selected Master’s Degree programme in the Field of Implementation Science.

Deadline: 31 July 2021

Course starts: 2022

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: Master’s Degree

Host institution: Wits University, South Africa

Field of study: Implementation Science

Duration of Award: 18 months full-time

Country of Study: South Africa

Duration of Award: 18 months full-time

Target demographic: Students from developing countries

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship program, applicants must;

° be proficient in English

° be a resident in and a national of a low- or middle-income country in the WHO African Region

° be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty

° be under the age of 35

° meet the Programme’s requirements: http://www.wits.ac.za/publichealth/academicprogrammes/postgraduate/master-of-science-in-epidemiology/.

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award covers the following;

• Tuition fees

• Basic medical and accident insurance

• Monthly stipend to cover living

• Return economy airfare between the candidate’s home country and Johannesburg, South Africa

expenses, including accommodation

• Support for research project expenses

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.

Website: https://tdr.who.int/docs/librariesprovider10/calls-for-applications/2022-call-for-application_tdr-training-scheme_wits.pdf?sfvrsn=ff30731b_5

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