Type of Funding
Maastricht University is inviting talented young students from emerging countries who wish to undertake the Master in Global Health at Maastricht University commencing AY 2020 (September 2020), to apply for the Elisabeth Strouven Scholarship.
The Master in Global Health is a 1-year English-language programme that addresses the complex relationships between health, healthcare, technology, international business, economic development, politics, the sociocultural environment and management on a global scale. Students and staff will take part in both physical and virtual exchanges amongst the participating universities of:
- Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand
- Manipal University in Manipal, India and
- McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
All Global Health students will gather at a 2-week Learning Symposium, possibly in a developing country, to exchange ideas and experiences and to lay the groundwork for future collaboration.
The UFL Elisabeth Strouven Scholarship award is €30,000, which comprises a contribution towards tuition costs, living expenses, and visa and insurance costs for a maximum period of 13 months.
The €30,000 comprises:
- Pre-Academic Training – €695;
- Tuition fee contribution – €17,500;
- Living expenses per month, for up to 13 months – €875;
- Insurance for maximum 13 months – €710; and
- Visa costs – €174.
Applicants must be nationals of emerging countries in South America, Africa and Asia and meet the requirements for obtaining a Dutch visa (MVV residence permit).
Female candidates with a background in health sciences, healthcare policy, innovation and chronic care, are especially encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Applicants will be assessed on educational excellence and experience.
To apply for the scholarship, applicants must first apply for admissions to the Master in Global Healthat Maastricht University. After submission of the application for the Masters degree course, scholarship applicants will then need to submit the scholarship application form via email by 1 February 2020.