United Nations University-IIGH International PhD Fellowship in Malaysia, 2017

INTRODUCTION

The UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) is pleased to offer International PhD Fellowship in Malaysia. Applicants from developing countries and women are particularly encouraged to apply for this Fellowship Programme. The UNU-IIGH PhD Fellowship Programme aims to provide an opportunity for candidates enrolled in a PhD programme to expand their intellectual vision beyond their scientific disciplines. The UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) seeks to contribute to the development and strengthening of health services policy frameworks and management actions, particularly for people in developing countries and to support the implementation of a promotive and preventive approach to human health. All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Fellowships are awarded to undertake PhD programme. Research topics should relate to any one of the following UNU-IIGH thematic research areas: Systems Thinking for Urban Health and Governance for Global Health . The PhD Fellowship Programme is open to candidates who are enrolled in PhD programmes in educational institutions around the world, and who could benefit from a period of up to 12 months at UNU-IIGH. With a view to strengthening capacity building, doctoral students from educational institutions in developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply. . Applicants must be able to make use of the UNU-IIGH facilities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to: (i) work on a project or projects assigned by the supervisor, and (ii) participate in other academic activities of the Institute while writing their dissertation. The fellows shall also participate in regular in-house discussions and seminars, as well as contribute to the research and writing of the UNU-IIGH Working Paper Series. Nationality: Applicants from developing countries and women are particularly encouraged to apply.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a masters degree or equivalent. English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

PAY PACKAGE

UNU-IIGH offers a monthly stipend for the 12-month duration of the fellowship. During the fellowship, the fellow, in addition to working on his/her research, is expected to participate in the research and academic activities related to UNU-IIGH thematic areas. Scholarship can be taken in Malaysia Important Dates: The deadline for application is 4th November 2016.
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