University of Ghana DASH Scholarships for MS and PhD (Fully Funded)

  • Fully Funded
  • University of Ghana
  • Masters, PhD
  • Health
  • International Students
  • Ghana
  • 06/14/2024
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Description for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

Are you passionate about improving adolescent health in sub-Saharan Africa? The University of Ghana's DASH Master's and PhD Scholarships in Adolescent Health could be your perfect opportunity! This scholarship program, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, provides full tuition coverage, research funding, and living expenses for exceptional students dedicated to adolescent health research. Apply by June 14th, 2024, and take the first step towards making a significant impact in the lives of young people across Africa

Degree Level for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

University of Ghana DASH Scholarships for MS and PhD (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at University of Ghana.

Who can Apply?

Master's Applicants:

  • Hold a strong first degree in a field relevant to public health.
  • Possess at least two years of work experience in a health-related area.

PhD Applicants:

  • Have a master's degree in any health-related discipline, such as Public Health, Applied Epidemiology, Global Health, Geography, Population Studies, Psychology, Nutrition, Nursing, Health Economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Medical Sociology, Migration Studies, or a related science field.
  • Demonstrate at least two years of post-master's work or research experience, ideally in a health-related field.

Available Subjects for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Health

Benefits for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

  • Full tuition coverage
  • Research expenses for your dissertation/thesis
  • On-campus accommodation provided
  • Monthly living stipend for PhD students
  • Funding for conference and workshop participation (PhD)

Eligible Nationalities for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

Only Students from Ghana can apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

Core Qualifications:

  • Full-Time Commitment: Demonstrate a willingness to pursue full-time studies.
  • Quantitative Skills: Possess strong analytical skills and the ability to conduct independent statistical analysis of data.
  • Teamwork: Thrive in a collaborative environment and demonstrate a willingness to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

University Requirements:

  • Graduate Admissions: Meet all the admission requirements set forth by the University of Ghana for postgraduate studies (check their website for details).

Program-Specific Considerations:

  • Fieldwork Readiness: Demonstrate the ability to work independently and collaboratively in potentially challenging fieldwork settings. (This is especially relevant for PhD applicants.)
  • Publication Experience (PhD): A history of publication in relevant academic journals is a strong asset (applicable to PhD applicants only).
  • Age (Recommendation): Applicants under 40 years of age are particularly encouraged to apply (especially for the PhD program).
  • Gender Diversity: Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Application Procedure for University of Ghana DASH Scholarship:

Step 1: University of Ghana Postgraduate Application

  • Meet Admission Requirements: Review and fulfill the University of Ghana's general requirements for postgraduate studies .
  • Apply Online: Submit your application for either the Master of Public Health or PhD Public Health program (specifically focusing on Population, Family and Reproductive Health) through the university's online application system.
  • Entrance Exams: After the application deadline, those who meet the admission criteria will be invited to take competitive entrance exams. These exams will consist of two parts: analytical essays and basic data analysis.

Step 2: DASH Scholarship Application

Required Documents (all in PDF format):

  • Cover Letter: Write a concise cover letter (one page) outlining your motivations for applying.
  • CV: Submit your full Curriculum Vitae (CV), highlighting your skills in statistical analysis and any research experience you have.
  • Personal Statement: Prepare a personal statement (one page for master's and two pages for PhD applicants). In this statement, explain:
  • Your past research or work experience related to young people's health (if any).
  • Your commitment to pursuing a career in adolescent health and the specific area you're interested in.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Include at least one letter of recommendation specifically for the scholarship that emphasizes your suitability for the award.
  • Proof of Application: Attach proof that you have submitted an application to the relevant postgraduate program at the University of Ghana.

Step 3: Interview (Shortlisted Applicants Only)

  • Interview Invitation: Only shortlisted candidates who perform well in the entrance exams will be invited for an interview.
  • Notification of Results: Successful candidates will be notified by August 15th, 2024.

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