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University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health Scholarship 2019

The University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR – hosted at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland) invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a full scholarship supported by TDR to undertake full-time Master Degree Programme in the field of Implementation Science.

The degree programme is open to candidates from a range of disciplines including Clinical and other health-related fields; Statistics and other quantitative fields, as well as Demography and Social Sciences. The degree programme should also appeal to candidates who want to become more involved in research in health-related fields.


The scheme will provide full scholarships for nine (9) Masters in the 2020 academic year and covers the following:

  • Return economy air fare
  • Tuition fees
  • Basic medical and accident insurance
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses including accommodation.
  • Support for the research project expenses


  • Be resident in and a national of a low- or middle-income country in the WHO African Region.
  • Applicants should normally be under 35 years for the Master’s Programme. Women are encouraged to apply.
  • Be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty
  • Be proficient in English.

DEADLINE: July 31 2019

To apply and for more information visit here

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