LSTM is inviting applications from medical doctors (MBBS or equivalent) from developing countries for its professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H).
Application Deadline: 31st May 2019
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To Be Taken At (Country): Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Liverpool (UK)
About the Award: The Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (East African Partnership) is a three month, full time short course taught by School staff and colleagues in Tanzania and Uganda. It is designed for doctors planning to work in Africa.
Eligibility: To be considered for one of the scholarships, applicant must be:
- A national of a developing country
- Working currently in a developing country and planning to return to work in a developing country upon completion of the programme.
- Applications are open to doctors from all branches of medicine.
- Scholarships will be awarded to graduates of African medical schools with a maximum of 10-years postgraduate experience
Number of Awards: Up to two dozen (24) DTM&H scholarships are open to students from low- and middle-income countries with an emphasis on applicants from partner institutions in Africa.
Value of Award: Scholarships cover tuition fees, course material, examination costs, accommodation and transport during the course. They do not cover study visas, meals, travel from Moshi to Kampala, internet connections or incidental spending.
Duration of Program: 3 months (Monday 26th August to Friday 22nd November).
How to Apply: Eligible students offered a conditional place on a course will automatically be sent a scholarship application form.
Important Notes: Applicants can expect to hear the outcome of their application within 4 weeks of the deadline date for applications.