African Palliative Care Association MSc And PhD Scholarships For Africa-Based Healthcare Professionals-Apply

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Are you an African students aspiring to complete a Master or PhD degree on full time basis?  Applications are currently ongoing for MSc and PhD palliative care scholarships for Africa-based healthcare professionals. Interested applicants should apply for the African Palliative Care Association MSc and PhD Scholarships for Africa-Based Healthcare Professionals. See details below for more information.

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Scholarship Type:

Scholarship is awarded to pursue an MSc and PhD programme.

Field of study:

Scholarships are awarded for healthcare professionals. The MSc and PhD in Palliative Care have made a global impact on the volume of high quality research used to inform clinical care and palliative care policy.

Scholarship Benefits:

Each scholarship will fund tuition fees, travel, accommodation and living expenses. Additional research costs are available for the PhD student.

Number of Scholarships:

There is one MSc Scholarship and one PhD Scholarship available for those who wish to complete the course on a full time basis (MSc: one year, PhD: three years).

Host Country of Scholarship:


Eligibility Country Of Scholarship:

It is open for African citizens only.

Are You Eligible To Apply For The African Palliative Care Association MSc And PhD Scholarships For Africa-Based Healthcare Professional?

To be considered for the scholarship, applicant must demonstrate the following;

  • Applicant must be a national of one of the countries listed. Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.
  • Must have a good command of the English language.
  • The scholarships for these courses will allow students to gain essential qualifications, skills and experience that can be applied to local healthcare settings and to meet palliative care needs in Africa. The Cicely Saunders Institute is committed to working with funders to provide training for health care professionals in under-resourced countries and is pleased to welcome applications from African citizens who currently reside in Africa.

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

The documents listed below must be submitted.

  • A certified CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • A letter of support from your current employer.
  • Personal statement (maximum 800 words) in support of your application, explaining your reasons for applying, what you hope to gain from the MSc, your ability to complete the programme of study, and your interest in Advanced Care planning
  • Two references
  • MSc candidates must also apply online here:

All applications must be done online.

Application Closing Date:

September 14, 2018.

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  • I am Tamrat Dinkale Beyene from Ethiopia. I am a researcher at Oromia Agricultural Research Institute in Mechara Agricultural Research Center in the position of animal feed breeder. In Ethiopia in general, there is the deficiency of animal feed. This shortage causes low production and productivity in the country. When I upgrade my skill, I try to solve such kind of problem in animal production sector to increase production and productivity. Ethiopia is one of the countries that leading African countries by a number of animal quantity and last by quality and quantity of production and productivity. All this problem is happened due to the low level of knowledge concerning animal production. On the behind of me when I get the chance, I try to solve these obstacles of livestock production. So, I hope that I got this chance from the discipline by Animal science, Animal production, poultry, fishery, any field of the Livestock sector.

  • I am Berhan Tekeba from Ethiopia.I have a BSC in nursing from Gondar university.I also works in Gondar university in school of nursing as an assistant lecturer…I want to learn my MSC in palliative care abroad…please help me ,if you have a space for me in your institution …

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