Scholarships for Sandwich PhD Programs in Bangladesh, 2014

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"BRAC University Logo"Scholarships for Sandwich PhDs in Piblic Health for Women in Bangladesh. As a part of the Next Generation of Public Health Experts Program, funded by USAID, James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at BRAC Institute of Global Health is offering support for sandwich PhDs targeted for women to become public health leaders. A sandwich PhD is one where the majority of work for a PhD would be done based in Bangladesh while the student is enrolled in a foreign university.

Why is JPGSPH Unique?

  • Experimental learning, extensive field visits and problem solving teaching methods;
  • A global classroom: over 300 students graduated from 23 countries in Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South Americas, and Europe
  • Faculties from international universities like Heidelberg, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, George Washington, karolinska Institute, London SPH etc.
  • Graduates have exciting careers in public health all over the world.

Selection Criteria:

  • MPH or Masters in relevant field with excellent academic records
  • Significant research and work experience
  • Proficiency in oral and written English
  • An university that is interested in supporting a sandwich PhD with supporting documents

Interested candidates are requested to submit their proposals clearly mentioning the followings:

  • Qualifications
  • Proposed PhD area of study and thesis topic
  • Institutions where applied for or planning to apply is interested to work with JPGSPH

Applications deadline for 2014 intake: January 16, 2014. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

For proposal submission and further inquiries: Ms. Khadija Leena, email: or call: +88029827501-4
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