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).
The scholarships will be awarded to a candidate who is accepted for admission on to an eligible programme and who is a citizen of and resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries:
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- MSc Clinical Education
- MSc Family Medicine
- MSc Global Challenges
- MSc Global eHealth
- MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine
- MPH Public Health
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.
Applicants who are eligible for these scholarships should apply for one of the six eligible programmes in the first instance and notify the programme director of their intention to apply for the scholarship. The programme director will then give you further information on how to apply. The closing date for scholarship applications is 12th May 2017 at 2359 hours BST.
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
Global Health Academy
MSc Clinical Education
MSc Global Challenges
MSc Global eHealth
MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine
MPH Public Health
MSc Family Medicine