TDR Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 Application Update : Current School News

TDR Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 Application Update

Filed in Scholarships Update by on August 10, 2022

TDR Postgraduate Scholarship is now open for applications from suitably qualified students. It is a fully funded scholarship for all students sponsored by African Regional Training Centre (ARTC)

TDR Postgraduate Scholarship

About African Regional Training Centre (ARTC)

The African Regional Training Centre (ARTC) was established in 2014 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR).

The center was set up to strategically lead Implementation Research (IR) capacity building in the African region where unforeseen barriers and context specific complexities impede access to efficacious tools making interventions unable to reach target populations, hence suboptimal health outcomes.

Aim and Benefits of TDR Postgraduate Scholarship

The scholarship covers:

1. One round-trip economy airfare between the student’s home country and Accra, Ghana;

2. Tuition and academic fees;

3. Basic medical and accident insurance;

4. A monthly stipend to cover living expenses, including accommodation equivalent to local living costs; and

5. Support for research project/thesis expenses during data collection.

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Requirements for TDR Postgraduate Scholarship 

Applicants should:

1. Be resident in and nationals of a low- or middle-income country (as defined by the World Bank) in the WHO African Region;

2. Be under 35 years old at the time of application;

3. Meet the standard University of Ghana admission requirements for international or local graduate students (for postgraduate admission requirements at the University of Ghana, visit the how to apply to postgraduate programs page);

4. Be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty;

5. Be proficient in English;

6. Provide evidence of ability to obtain study leave from employment (if applicable) before commencement of the program; and

7. Consent to meet health requirements in line with regulations of the Government of Ghana and the University of Ghana.

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Application Deadline

September 9, 2022.

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