The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship for Developing Countries, 2014

"The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship"

"The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship"The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarships for Bangladeshi and Developing Country Students, 2014 is pleased to announce the first ever MPH Scholarship for Online & Hybrid (online + campus) program candidates. We are offering two, $1000.00, merit-based scholarships to deserving online MPH candidates for each calendar year. Ideal for Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Community Leaders and more!

Study Subject:

All online MPH degrees and specializations will be considered, including but not limited to:

  • Master’s of Public Health – General
  • Master’s of Public Health – Epidemiology
  • Master’s of Public Health – Bio-statistics
  • Master’s of Public Health – Nursing
  • Master’s of Public Health – Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Master’s of Public Health – Environmental Health
  • Master’s of Public Health – Health Policy and Management

Qualification Requirements

  • The purpose of the merit-based Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship is to help public health students pay for the costs of their education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled OR will enroll in the next six months in a graduate level, online master of public health program.
  • International & developing country students qualify! You must currently be enrolled in a program. Military Welcome!!
  • Students who are participating in any type of online MPH program may qualify for this program. Note: Campus-based MPH programs are not eligible for this scholarship. Hybrid programs – a combination of campus and online classes – are eligible for the scholarship.
  • Only master’s degree candidates qualify for the scholarship!

Selection Criteria

Winning applicants for The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship are selected based upon the overall merit of their registration and the quality of their scholarship essay. Financial need is not a consideration. The winners of the scholarships will be chosen by the administrative staff of, based upon the overall merit of their registration.

One half of the weight of the judging will be from the formal registration, and one half will come from the written essay portion. Additional considered criteria are:

  • GPA (min 2.75 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Employment history

The criteria considered in the written essay is your ability to write a strong answer that directly answers the public health-related question, and gives insights based upon facts to support any claims you make.

Scholarship Deadlines: December 15th, July 15th (Every Year)

For further information: The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship


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