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Global Health Fellows Programme

Application for support to read Master of Public Health (Global Health) at NUS for AY22/23 is now open!


The SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Fellows Programme aims to groom future global health leaders by providing candidates from Academic Clinical Programmes (ACPs) an opportunity to advance their careers in global health. Selected candidates will receive a SDGHI scholarship to pursue a 24- month part-time Masters of Public Health (specialising in Global Health) at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS for the academic year of 2022.


Who Can Apply?

  • SingHealth clinicians who are Associate Consultants and above.

  • Singaporeans and PRs only.


Support Given

  • Tuition fees and miscellaneous fees for the enrollment of MPH (GH) 24-month part-time programme at Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS. Applicants will need to bear the application fees payable to SSHSPH.

  • Paid leave^ for up to 3 months over 2 academic years.

  • Eligibility to apply for top-up research grant for field research at an approved overseas site in ASEAN (research to be carried out remotely or in-person whichever is appropriate) as part of the course requirement. This grant award is based on merit of the field research proposal that is submitted to SDGHI.

^ Successful applicants will be required to serve an appropriate period of bond with their primary institution of employment.


Requirements

  • In addition to taking all the Core modules of the MPH Course, the Fellows must select and take all the Global Health Specialisation Core modules and other relevant elective modules.

  • Participation in a monthly global health seminar for Fellows and preparation of one or more global health manuscripts for publication.

  • Continue to contribute to the field of global health through related areas of work as a faculty member of SDGHI after the fellowship, for the agreed-upon appointment tenure duration.


Application Process

Submit application for the Global Health Fellows Programme through respective ACPs, with strong recommendation from the ACP Chair, and endorsements from the Head of Department, Division Chair & CMB of the respective sponsoring institution.

Applicant should separately apply for admission to the MPH (GH) programme in SSHSPH, according to the standard process. Application to the MPH (GH) at SSHSPH is via link: https://sph.nus.edu.sg/education/mph/

For further information and to apply for the programme please find the application form available for download here: APPLICATION FORM


Documents to submit

  • Updated curriculum vitae

  • A duplicate of all documents that have been submitted to SSHSPH for the MPH (GH) Course Application, including personal statement

  • Completed and signed application form, with the necessary endorsements


Deadlines

Application deadline for MPH (GH) at SSHSPH is 5 December 2021. Please refer to the official website for more details: https://sph.nus.edu.sg/education/mph/how-to-apply/

Application deadline for Global Health Fellows Programme with duly completed forms and endorsements is on 10 January 2022. All documents must be emailed to sdghi@duke-nus.edu.sg cc-ing Ms Hema Kalamogan at hema.kalamogan@duke-nus.edu.sg by 10 January 2022.


Apply now, download the APPLICATION FORM.