Sunday, October 1, 2017

M-HIRST Masters Degree Fellowships, Malawi 2018

Deadline: 30/09/2017 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: With funding from the National Institutes of Health-Fogarty Interna... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 30/09/2017


Degree: Masters


Scholarship Description: With funding from the National Institutes of Health-Fogarty International Centre in the USA, the Malawi HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program (M-HIRST) will fund Masters fellowships which will enable Malawians achieve research and academic excellence and leadership in the area of HIV implementation science research. Applicants who propose HIV implementation science projects as the basis for the MPH/MSc degree program will be considered for tuition support based on merit of the proposal, research aptitude of the applicant, and potential of the applicant to progress with doctoral (PhD) studies in HIV implementation science. Successful applicants will be required to take the following courses offered in the CoM Research Support Centre, the MPH/MSc programme or University of North Carolina Research Project (in Lilongwe), as part of the Masters program: Introduction to Implementation Research, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Grants Writing, Manuscript Writing, Clinical Research Design, Social Sciences for Public Health and HIV & AIDS.


Eligibility: 1. Bachelors degree from any recognized university, in any area relevant to the health sector relevant subject or;
2. Already admitted in an accredited CoM Masters degree programme




Benefits: Applicants who propose HIV implementation science projects as the basis for the MPH/MSc degree program will be considered for tuition support based on the merit of the proposal, research aptitude of the applicant and potential of the applicant to progress with doctoral (Ph.D.) studies in HIV implementation science.


Application: Interested candidates should applications along with their updated curriculum vitae and photocopies of their Bachelor’s degree academic transcripts to the CoM RSC Training Coordinator rsctrainingcoordination-at-medcol.mw.


Scholarship Website: http://www.medcol.mw/call-for-applications-for-m-hirst-masters-degree-fellowships/