Apply for the University of West London Scholarship for PhD Study in Health and Ageing in Nigeria



Brief Description

Applications are invited from Nigerian citizens who wish to undertake a 3-year full-time PhD course in the area of demographic ageing, health ageing, gerontology, and elderly care management in Nigeria. This scholarship is supported by a collaborative research initiative between the University of West London (UWL), UK, and the Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria in the context of the HEPIQ-C project. The candidate will be expected to enrol as a UWL research student in January 2020 and will be based in the UK for the full duration of the research.


Benefits

  • PhD fee waiver at the international rate

  • Tax-free stipend of €15,000 Per annum


Requirements

  • 1. A good first degree (first or upper second class) in the field of health or social sciences;

  • 2. A Masters degree (MA, MSc, MBA or MRes) with merit or distinction;

  • 3. An IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a score of 6.5;

  • 4. To be a Nigerian citizen;

  • 5. To have a strong commitment to improving Nigerian health and well being both during and after the PhD.


How to Apply

To apply, you need to submit the following documentation to research.degrees@uwl.ac.uk using the heading "PhD scholarship in Health Ageing:

International student application form;

Research proposal in the region of 1000-1500 words;

A sample of any publications;

A personal statement which explains why you are interest in the scholarship

Transcript of your highest qualification;

Evidence of your IELTS score.


Deadline is 31st October, 2019

For further information, please contact:

Professor Hafiz Khan, Professor of Public Health and Statistics, The Graduate School, University of West London, UK, email: hafiz.khan@uwl.ac.uk.

Or

Dr Saidu Ahmed Dumbulwa, the National Project Co-ordinator for HEPIQ-C, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria, email: saidu114@yahoo.com.

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