Apply WHO-TDR Scholarship 2023/2025

Apply WHO-TDR Scholarship 2023/2025


The WHO-TDR Scholarship is being offered by the School of Public Health, University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia, and they are pleased to announce a new extension to the Call for Applications for the award of TDR Postgraduate Training Scholarships for a two-year Master of Public Health (MPH) postgraduate program, with specialization in implementation science, for the academic session 2023–2025.

The University of Antioquia (Universidad de Antioquia in Spanish) is a public research university located in Medellin, the capital city of the Antioquia department in Colombia. It was founded in 1803, making it one of the oldest universities in Colombia and Latin America.

The University of Antioquia is recognized as one of the top universities in Colombia and is a leading institution of higher education in the region. It is organized into 14 faculties that offer undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of fields, including natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and health sciences.

The university is home to over 43,000 students and more than 2,000 faculty members, including many renowned scholars and researchers. Its main campus is located in the Robledo district of Medellin, and the university also operates several satellite campuses throughout the Antioquia region.

The University of Antioquia is committed to promoting research and innovation in a variety of fields, and has established partnerships with many institutions and organizations around the world. Its research efforts are supported by a number of research centers and institutes, including the Center for Complex Systems and the Institute of Biotechnology.

Eligibility Criteria For The WHO-TDR Scholarship

Applicants should be residents in and nationals of low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) in the WHO African Region.

Be 35 years old or younger

Be interested in developing a career in implementation research on infectious diseases of poverty.

Hold a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from any recognized university.

Be proficient in English.

Provide evidence of ability to obtain study leave from employment (if applicable) before the commencement of program

Type: Masters

Eligible Countries: 

Developing countries

To be taken at (country): 


Value of Award: 

This TDR Postgraduate Scholarship covers:

Return economy airfare between the home country of the candidate and Zambia

Basic medical and accident insurance

Support for research project thesis/dissertation expenses and supervision, including travel and sustenance during data collection

Monthly stipend to cover living expenses, including accommodation equivalent to local living cost

English course for non-English speaking candidates.

Number of Awards: 

Not specified

Duration of Programme:  

2 years

If You Are Interested You Can Apply HERE