MPH Graduate Scholarship for Syrian Refugees
Type: Master's Degree
Who: Refugee Students looking to pursue an MPH at John Hopkins University
What: Full scholarship
Where: John Hopkins University
Program Length: 1 year
Deadline to Apply: 01 December 2020
Destination Countries: USA
Academic Subject(s): Public Health
Applications for the Peter Salama Refugee MPH Scholarship in Humanitarian Health at the Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland, are now open.
The recipient will receive full tuition while pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in conjunction with the Center for Humanitarian Health. One award is available. The recipient will need to cover the cost of housing, travel, and living assistance. The award duration is 11 months.
Only students who have been displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, Myanmar, South Sudan, Syria, or Venezuela are eligible to apply.
The public health school and the center launched this scholarship program in honor of Dr. Peter Salama, an epidemiologist who was executive director of the World Health Organization’s Division for Universal Health Coverage at the time of his unexpected death in January 2020.
Deadline: Applications are due by December 1, 2020, and all required materials are due by January 31, 2021.
Applicants must have been displaced by conflict or political unrest in their countries, including Syrians currently residing in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, or Turkey, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.
How to apply
Students must apply to the program and to the scholarship through Sophas, the School of Public Health’s application portal, at this link.