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2024 Dash Scholarship at the University of Ghana | Fully Funded

The University of Ghana is offering the 2024 Dash Scholarships to eligible candidates for postgraduate (Master’s and PhD) studies.

The Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana is fully funded inclusive of the costs of tuition, on-campus accommodation, living expenses, and the costs of research, seminars, and publication.

In this post, we will explain the details of the scholarship in simple terms. We will also provide information on the requirements, benefits, and the method of application.

Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana Summary

Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana Details:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for postgraduate (master’s & PhD) DASH Scholarships for training in Adolescent and Young Adult Health at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana.

The University of Ghana in collaboration with seven other universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan Africa, including Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda; and two German institutions is implementing a multi-country adolescent health intervention study titled “Research Network for Design and evaluation of Adolescent Health Interventions and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (DASH).

The overarching and long-term goal of DASH is to promote and improve adolescent health in sub-Saharan Africa through population-based intervention and policy research.

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Eligibility Requirements for DASH Scholarship 2024

To be considered for the 2024 Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana, you must:

  • be a Ghanaian.
  • be willing to pursue a full-time study.
  • be able to conduct statistical analysis of data independently.
  • be willing to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • meet the University of Ghana’s admission requirements for postgraduate studies.
  • be able to work both independently and collaboratively, including undertaking fieldwork in challenging settings.
  • Evidence of previous publication experience) will be an added advantage (PhD applicants.
  • Individuals under the age of 40 years are encouraged to apply.
  • Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits of Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana

  • Full tuition fees.
  • Cost of research towards dissertation/thesis.
  • Cost of on-campus accommodation.
  • Monthly stipend to support living expenses (PhD).
  • Conferences and workshops attendance (PhD).

Required Documents for Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form
  • A one-page cover letter.
  • Full curriculum Vitae (CV) highlighting statistical analysis skills and research experience (if any).
  • Personal statement (1 page for master’s and 2 pages for PhD applicants), indicating your suitability for a scholarship. Outline your previous research or work experience in young people’s health (if ever), and your willingness to pursue a career in adolescent health, and the specific domain.
  • At least one letter of recommendation, specifically for the scholarship, attesting to your suitability for an award.
  • Proof of application to the relevant postgraduate programme at the University of Ghana.

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How to Apply for Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana (Step by Step)

To apply for the Dash Scholarship at University of Ghana, interested and qualified applicants should follow the steps below;

  • Click on the button below to visit the application webpage
  • Follow the University of Ghana postgraduate admission requirements and apply online to either Master of Public Health or PhD Public Health programme.
  • After the general application deadline, individuals who meet the admission. requirements would be invited to participate in competitive entrance examinations.
  • Complete the DASH Scholarship Application form online using the link below
  • Upload the required documents in PDF format.
  • Only candidates who are shortlisted after the entrance examination would be invited for an
  • Successful candidates will be notified by 15 August 2024.
  • More information about the scholarship are available HERE

Deadline: June 14, 2024

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