The Global Health Scholarship is an academic award, offering up to £4, 500 to support students with their studies. All BSc (including intercalated)/MSc/MPH/MBBS current (and prospective students in 2014/15) undertaking research in global health are eligible and are encouraged to make an application. Funds will support areas of agreed research interest in maternal and child health, public health, international development, communicable and non-communicable diseases, development of healthcare services and management.
Although not compulsory, applications will be more preferable where research is tailored to countries concerning Bangladesh, Bosnia, Cambodia, The Gambia, Indonesia, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Jordan, Kenya and the UK.
Preference will also be shown to applicants demonstrating longer term engagement in their research and the respective country.
Applicants are required to submit a covering letter (max 2 A4 sides) including brief outline of proposed research project and a short biography of themselves. Please also submit a current CV including the contact details for two referees to email@example.com
The selection criteria will be based on the potential impact of the candidate’s research and their relevance to Global Health, applicants’ display of commitment to Global Health and in the countries listed above and finally their academic record.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend interview. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
The deadline for applications is 5pm, on the 2nd May 2014. If you have any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.