The BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH) at BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the award of TDR Postgraduate Training Scholarships for one year Master of Public Health (MPH) 2021-22 Programme beginning in January 2021.
Taught in English, the MPH Programme is a 12-month full-time programme which promotes problem-based experiential learning.
The training will focus on courses relevant to a career in implementation research, which is a growing field that supports the identification of health system bottlenecks and approaches to addressing them.
It is particularly useful in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) where many health interventions do not reach those who could be benefitted from them.
Eligibility - Applicants must
Have a 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree or 3 Years Bachelor plus 1-Year Master’s/Postgraduate Diploma Degree in Medicine, Anthropology, Social Science or Public Health;
Be nationals of and residents in low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) of WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions;
Be under 35 years of age at the time of application for the Master’s programme;
Be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty, including neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis;
Submit a statement of purpose on the reason for pursuing a career in infectious diseases of poverty.
Women are encouraged to apply. Candidates from less privileged areas or groups, or with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Utilize This Offer
The scholarship is supported by TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, hosted by the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
The goal of this scheme is to enhance graduate training capacity and boost the number and quality of researchers in LMICs.
Candidates and residents in low- and middleincome countries (LMICs) of WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions are eligible to apply.
A limited number of scholarships will be offered to both national and international candidates for the 2021/2022 academic year on the Master Programme in Public Health.
Priority will be given to the applicant with 1-2 years of professional public health experience in infectious diseases of poverty, including neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis.
The application deadline is 15 September 2020.