QES Outgoing Scholarships are available for Dalhousie graduate students to conduct field research in Uganda or Tanzania.
Who can apply?
Dalhousie graduate students in International Development Studies or global health fields, who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and who are 35 or under at the time of application.
Where are the placements?
Students of International Development Studies will conduct research with Makerere University in Uganda. Dalhousie’s Department of International Development Studies (IDS) will work with Makarere University to identify research projects on which IDS graduate students will work, as Outgoing Scholars. At the same time, the IDS graduate students will gain invaluable professional experience in a developing country setting. While in Uganda, they will be provided with academic and professional support from host supervisors at Makerere University.
Students in global health fields will conduct research with Muhimbili University of Health Sciences (MUHAS) in Tanzania. Dalhousie’s Global Health Office will work with MUHAS to identify research projects on which global health graduate students will work, as Outgoing Scholars. Dalhousie students will benefit from having the opportunity to put their professional training to work in a developing country setting. While in Tanzania, they will be provided with academic and professional support from host supervisors at MUHAS.
How many scholarships are available?
Six scholarships for Dalhousie grad students will be available, over the life of the project. Three scholars have now completed placements - meet our scholars!
How long are the placements?
Placements are for a period of one semester (minimum of 3 months).
How much funding is available?
Each Outgoing Scholar will be awarded a total of $6,000, as a contribution to the costs of travel, accommodation and daily living expenses associated with his/her placement.
How to apply?
For more information on how to apply for a scholarship to Uganda, contact contact Dr. John Cameron (John.Cameron@Dal.Ca) in International Development Studies.
For more information on how to apply for a scholarship to Tanzania, contact Said Msabaha (email@example.com) in the Global Health Office.