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WHO/TDR International Scholarships

Fully Funded WHO/TDR International Scholarships, 2019

Fully Funded
Country: Indonesia
City: Yogyakarta
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The Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a TDR Postgraduate Scholarship available in the International Master Programme in Public Health, with a focus on Implementation Research for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Moreover, the scheme is supported by TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, co-sponsored by UNICEF, UNDP, the World Bank, and WHO (hosted at WHO in Geneva, Switzerland), as well as provides a full scholarship.

In addition, the training will be focused on courses relevant to a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty, including neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis. Furthermore, implementation research is a growing field that supports the identification of health system bottlenecks and approaches to address them and is particularly useful in low- and middle- income countries where many health interventions do not reach those who need them the most. Also, the goal of this scheme is to enhance postgraduate training capacity as well as boost the number of researchers in low- and middle- income countries.


  • Return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • Also, Tuition fees and a basic medical and accident insurance.
  • Support for research project/thesis expenses, including travel and sustenance during data collection in home country.
  • Also, Indonesian language course to improve integration in the university’s environment.
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses equivalent to local living cost.


Applicants should:

  1. Be nationals of and residents in  low- and middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank ) of WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions.
  2. Normally be under 35 years old for the Master programme.
  3. Meet the standard minimum University requirements for international postgraduate students:
  • GPA 3.00 out of 4
  • AcEPT score of 268 or TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS score of 5.5
  • Desk evaluation on undergraduate academic documents


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline24 March,2019
Open toLow- and middle income countries of WHO
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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