June 11, 2011

Masters Degree Scholarship in Public Health for Ugandans

Makerere University / University of Copenhagen Scholarships in Public Health

Course(s) Offered: Public Health
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Makerere University / University of Copenhagen
Country to Study in: Uganda

Scholarship Description
Makerere University in Uganda AND University of Copenhagen in Denmark, has received a grant from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a project in Public Health.

The project 'Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda' is a 5- year multi-disciplinary collaboration that is devoted to improving the quality of medicine use and management for children in Uganda through research and research training.

Within the collaboration, there is one scholarship for Masters in Public Health.

Eligibility
Applicant(s) should be a qualified Ugandian.

Eligible candidates must have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following:
  1. Health Sciences- Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dental Surgery
  2. Social Sciences- Social Work and Social Administration, Sociology
  3. Community Psychology
Applicants should be currently working, with at least 2 years of relevant experience in health services or health research institution.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Uganda

Participating Institutions
Makerere University, Uganda
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fields of study
Masters in Public Health

Number of awards
One (1) will be given

Sponsorship duration
5- year multi-disciplinary collaboration

Scholarship benefits
Support for the successful applicant towards tuition, accomodation and other ancillary needs.

Method of Application
Enrolment in a relevant Masters training program at Makerere University must be for the academic year 2011/2012. Candidates must submit their written application together with: -
  1. An up-to- date curriculum vitae
  2. Copies of relevant academic certificates
  3. Undergraduate University transcript
  4. Two-page statement of purpose of study and proposed research
  5. Two letters of reference- academic and professional
You may download the Scholarship Guidelines and Application Details.

DEADLINES:
Application must be submitted no later than 17th June 2011

PLEASE NOTE:
Interested applicants should consult the project website - http://childmed.ku.dk for details on the description and the sub-studies.

The Coordinator, ChildMed Project
Child Health and Development Centre
PO Box 6717 Kampala, Old Mulago next to Ward 16

Email: jjitta@chdc.mak.ac.ug

Application Deadline: 17 June 2011
Open for International Students: No (ONLY Ugandans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

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