University of Manchester Equity and Merit Scholarships for Distance Learning in UK, 2014/15

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The University of Manchester is invited applications for up to 6 scholarships for postgraduate study of Public Health, through an online distance learning course which starts in September 2014. Citizen of Uganda or Tanzania are eligible for this postgraduate scholarship. Six scholarships are offered which include tuition fees and the cost of required text books, grant to contribute to the costs of internet access. Students will be invited to attend a study skills day in their home country during their first year. Application deadline is 20 January 2014.

Study Subject (s): The scholarship is awarded in Public Health at University of Manchester in UK.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing postgraduate at University of Manchester in UK.
Scholarship Provider: University of Manchester
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -The scholarships are intended to support Ugandan and Tanzanian citizens, who would not otherwise be able to study for a UK qualification.
Applicants should: – Be a resident citizen of Uganda or Tanzania and have not previously studied abroad or undertaken a UK distance learning course.
- Have at least 2 years work experience in their own country within the health care sector.
- Have a clear idea how studying the MPH would benefit their country.
- Hold the equivalent of a UK first or 2.1 undergraduate degree classification.
- Satisfy the MPH English language requirements
- Have regular access to a PC and the internet.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Resident citizen of Uganda or Tanzania are eligible for this postgraduate scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The University of Manchester is the UK’s largest and most popular university and has a worldwide reputation for research, teaching and innovation. The Masters of Public Health (MPH) is only available through distance learning, so students can continue to work as doctors, nurses, health researchers, health promotion specialists and health service managers in their home country. Students may be working for their respective Ministry of Health, research institutes or NGOs. We assume that most students will work part time on the course and complete it within 3 – 5 years, though some students may be able to take a career break and study full time.

Number of award(s): The University of Manchester is pleased to invite applications for up to 6 scholarships for postgraduate study.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Scholarships will cover tuition fees and required text books. We also provide a grant to contribute to the costs of internet access. Students will be invited to attend a study skills day in their home country during their first year.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline is 20 January 2014.

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