The UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) offers an excellent multicultural environment in Malaysia for scholars to work on their research and interact with scholars from different countries and disciplines.
Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m. (Malaysian local time) on 4th November 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All. Applicants from developing countries and women are particularly encouraged to apply.
To be taken at (country): UNU-IIGH in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Eligible Field of Study: Research topics should relate to any one of the following UNU-IIGH thematic research areas:
- Systems Thinking for Urban Health
- Governance for Global Health
About the Award: The UNU-IIGH PhD Fellowship Programme aims to provide an opportunity for candidates enrolled in a PhD programme to expand their intellectual vision beyond their scientific disciplines.
The PhD Fellowship Programme is open to candidates who are enrolled in PhD programmes in educational institutions around the world, and who could benefit from a period of up to 12 months at UNU-IIGH. With a view to strengthening capacity building, doctoral students from educational institutions in developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Applicants must be able to make use of the UNU-IIGH facilities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to: (i) work on a project or projects assigned by the supervisor, and (ii) participate in other academic activities of the Institute while writing their dissertation. The fellows shall also participate in regular in-house discussions and seminars, as well as contribute to the research and writing of the UNU-IIGH Working Paper Series.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: UNU-IIGH offers a monthly stipend for the duration of the fellowship.
Duration of Scholarship: 12 months
How to Apply: Interested applicants should download and complete the UNU Personal History form (P-11). There is no Vacancy Number; instead, just state PhD Fellowship 2017 as the “Title of Post” in the section “What post are you applying for?”
Please submit all of the listed documents below via email to: [email protected]
- a completed and signed UNU P-11 form(See in Link Below) (Please do not use P-11 forms from other UN agencies)
- a cover letter outlining your motivation and how a 12-month PhD Fellowship with UNU-IIGH will benefit you and UNU-IIGH
- an abstract of your current PhD research/dissertation
- a sample of your recent publications (in English)
- two references to support your application (one must come from your current PhD supervisor)
- a scanned copy of your passport details page
Be sure to state PhD Fellowship 2017 with your name clearly stated in the subject of the email.
Note that only completed applications received by the deadline will be considered. We will acknowledge receipt of your application via email.
Award Provider: International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)