The James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at in Dhaka is inviting applications for WHO/TDR International Postgraduate for Masters of Public Health for 2018-2019 academic year. Students from Lower and Middle-income countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The goal of this scheme is to enhance graduate training capacity and boost the quality and number of researchers in LMICs.

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health was founded in 2004 in Dhaka, to address the unmet public health challenges particular to Asia, Africa, and South America. The mission is to create innovative public health and solutions through cutting-edge, experiential Education, Training, Research, and Advocacy.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Public Health. This is full-time which promotes problem based experimental learning. The training will focus on courses relevant to a  career in implementation research.

Award: TDR scholarship covers:

  • One return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Bangladesh;
  • Tuition fees and a basic medical and accident insurance;
  • Access to laptop for the duration of MPH Programme;
  • Support for Summative Learning Project (SLP )

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in 

Eligibility: Eligibility for the Scholarship

  • Nationals/Residents from low- and middle-income countries ( out/country -and-lending-groups) of WHO South-East Asia and West Pacific regions.
  • Applicant should normally be under 35 years of age
  • Applicant must meet the following requirements
  • Applicant must submit a statement of purpose and letter of recommendation from supervisor

Admission Criteria

  • Bachelor and/or Masters degree(s) in social sciences including public health, medicine, nursing, midwifery, health sciences or equivalent disciplines
  • Excellent academic track records with GPA 3 .0 or above
  • Proficiency in Mathematics and oral and written English
  • Computer literacy, Microsoft Office, and data analysis skill


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have Bachelor and/or Masters degree(s) in social sciences including public health, medicine, nursing, midwifery, health sciences or equivalent disciplines.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have Proficiency in Mathematics and oral and written English.

How to Apply: Students should submit their online applications for MPH at JPGSPH

You are required to have scanned copies of the following documents in hand prior to start application process:

  • Academic Certificate & transcript ( To be attested) Passport size photograph
  • International Applicants need to attest the documents by respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ concerned ministry
  • Bangladeshi students  need to attest the documents by the GoB authorized persons
  • Signature
  • Application fee pay slip ( For Bangladeshi Students: Taka 1500 at BRAC BANK Branches)
  • Reference Letter
  • National ID card ( For Bangladeshi Students)
  • Passport ( For International Students)
  • Updated CV

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is August 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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