University of Edinburgh Online Commonwealth Scholarships in Global Health for Developing Countries 2018/2019
The University’s Global Health Academy has been awarded 5 fully funded studentships across five online Masters programmes within the domain of Global Health.
Application Deadline: 20th June 2018 at 2359 hours BST.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.
To be taken at (country): Online
About the Award: The Global Health Academy initiative cuts across the traditional vertical health structures moving to novel integrated health systems training. Our aim is to promote a global community of practice where students can access multiple strands of knowledge from many different experts to tackle some of the biggest challenges in the 21st century.
For example, non-communicable diseases are changing the face of African, Asian and Latin American health and healthcare and require not just disease specialists but experts in logistics, in training and policy and in technologies especially, e- and m-health, in order to create stronger community health. Students taking these courses find them rewarding in the opportunity they present to engage with professionals from industry, medicine, policy and research.
Fields of Study:
- MSc Clinical Education
- MSc Family Medicine
- MSc Global Challenges
- MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine
- eMPH Public Health
Type: Masters (Online)
- The scholarships will be awarded to a candidate who is accepted for admission on to an eligible programme and who are candidates who are citizens of and resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries above.
- Students enrolled on these Masters programmes above become members of the Global Health Academy community which encourages both intra- and inter-disciplinary engagement and communication.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship includes full tuition fee and resources to enhance student participation, access and research skills. This includes participation in a summer school; contribution towards student costs of internet access & printing (journal articles, etc); and a contribution to MSc project costs (materials, travel, etc).
Duration of Scholarship: 1 year
How to Apply: Applicants who are eligible for these scholarships should first apply for one of the five eligible programmes and have received an offer from the University of Edinburgh before applying for the scholarship. The closing date for scholarship applications is 20th June 2018 at 2359 hours BST.
Award Provider: University of Edinburgh