The university is aiming to build expertise, experience and research capacity in asbestos matters in South Africa.
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Course Level: Bursary is available to pursue Master degree programme.
Study Subject: Bursary is awarded to pursue Master in Public Health and MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics program.
Scholarship Award: The bursary covers all tuition fees but does not cover costs incurred in attending the MPH/MSc, e.g. books, transport, accommodation, meals, and incidental costs. Nor does it cover any research-related costs.
Number of Scholarships: One bursary is available.
Scholarship can be taken in South Africa
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants need to have an appropriate four-year tertiary qualification (or equivalent), as indicated on the websites above.
- Applicants must be South African citizens or permanent South African residents. Applicants must be committed to conducting asbestos-related research.
Nationality: South African citizens are eligible to apply for this bursary.
How to Apply: Interested applicants who meet the eligibility criteria can email Prof Gill Nelson at [email protected] with a strong motivation as to why they require a bursary for their studies. In addition, please include (1) a comprehensive CV (please detail all qualifications and work experience), (2) a letter explaining why you want to do the MPH/ MSc, and (3) why you require a bursary.
Application Deadline: The closing date for bursary applications is October 20, 2017. Eligible applicants will be interviewed by a committee set up by the trustees of the Trusts.