WHO-TDR Scholarship at the University of Antioquia for Developing Countries – 2023

The World Health Organization – Translational Research and Development (WHO-TDR) is providing a unique opportunity for students from developing countries to pursue their dreams of studying at the esteemed University of Antioquia. With generous support from WHO, up to five talented individuals will have the privilege of receiving full scholarships in 2023.

About the University of Antioquia

The University of Antioquia, also called UdeA, is a public, departmental, coeducational, research university located primarily in the city of Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, with regional campuses in Amalfi, Andes, Caucasia, Carmen de Viboral, Envigado, Puerto Berrío, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Segovia, Sonsón, Turbo, and Yarumal. It is the oldest departmental university in Colombia, founded in 1803 by a Royal Decree issued by King Charles IV of Spain under the name Franciscan College (Spanish: Colegio de Franciscanos).

Scholarship Details

Eligible Countries: Developing countries

Type: Masters

To be taken at (country): Colombia

Details of Award: This incredible offer provides recipients with access to a world-class education at no additional cost. Scholars will be expected to complete courses within fields related to modern medical science or public health, such as epidemiology, biomedicine research methods, global health policy, and law just some examples among others. The unique program includes many exciting benefits that enable scholars fulfilling potential and prepare them for addressing today’s most pressing issues regarding public health:
• Clinical openings specializing in practical aspects directly associated with tropical diseases like malaria;
• An exclusive two-month internship organized by international organizations operating in Colombia;
• Undergraduate seminar series presented by experienced professionals working on disease control programs across Latin America;

  • Economy airfare between the home country of the student and Colombia.
  • Tuition and academic fees.
  • Basic medical and accident insurance.
  • Monthly stipend to cover food and accommodation for one person.
  • Support for research project/thesis expenses, including travel during data collection in the home country.

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Eligibility Criteria for the WHO-TDR Scholarship

Applicants for this Scholarship Should;

  • Be citizens or inhabitants of low- and middle-income nations (as the World Bank defines them) in the WHO African Region.
  • aspire to a career in implementation research on the contagious diseases of poverty.
  • Give proof of your ability to take a study break from your job (if applicable) before the program starts.
  • under age 35 at the time of application for the Master’s program.

Application Deadline: 29th May 2023

Steps to Apply

Interested candidates should visit this link for more complete application details

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