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AFFIRM MPhil Fellowship in Public Mental Health, South Africa 2013

Scholarship Name: AFFIRM MPhil Fellowship in Public Mental Health, South Africa 2013

Brief description

The MPhil Fellowship in the field of Public Mental Health for the citizens of Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi or Ethiopia, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa  2013

Accepted Subject Areas?

Public Mental Health

About Scholarship

In order to meet its aim of building capacity for intervention research, AFFIRM is offering 5 fellowships to candidates from Hub countries (excluding South Africa) to complete the MPhil in Public Mental Health in the Centre for Public Mental Health in 2013. Only 1 fellowship will be awarded per country i.e. one each in Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Ethiopia.

The Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH), a joint initiative of the Psychology Department at Stellenbosch University and the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, is proud to announce a call for applications for fellowships in public mental health research training.

Scholarship Offered Since:

Not specified

Scholarship Type:

MPhil scholarship

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

  • Applicant must successfully gain entry to the MPhil in Public Mental Health (the details of this programme is included in this call overleaf).
  • Applicant must undertake a research project that is aligned with the goal of AFFIRM, which is to use task shifting interventions to narrow the treatment gap in sub-Saharan Africa.

Who is qualified to apply?

Applicant must be from Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi or Ethiopia.

How Many Scholarship Positions are available?

Five  fellowships positions

What are the benefits?

Worth USD 5489 and cover travel and accommodation (USD 2828) and tuition fees (USD 2661).

How long will sponsorship last?

Till duration of the program

Eligible African Countries

Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi or Ethiopia.

To be taken at (country): South Africa

What time of year does Application Close?

Application Deadline is on 28th September 2012

Offered annually?

Yes

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsor: Department at Stellenbosch University and the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town

Important Notes:

please complete application documents and send to Songelwa Mobo ( [email protected]).

Any questions regarding the application forms or process can be addressed to Ereshia Benjamin ( [email protected])

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