Deadline:

10 April 2020.

Location:

UK.

(Partially Funded).

Description

SHORT COURSE – NUTRITION IN EMERGENCIES SCHOLARSHIP

Short course-Nutrition in Emergencies Scholarship will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your practice and help you prepare for the complexity and the reality of working in an emergency context. It is particularly suitable for people who wish to consolidate their knowledge and experience and who are keen to learn from and with others. And due to the continued success of this course, scholarships are available for the week-long Nutrition in Emergencies course. This is scheduled to run in the summer of 2020.

More Details

This intensive week-long training course gives an overview of current best practice in nutrition and food security in emergencies. The course content is based on the Harmonised Training Package of the Global Nutrition Cluster, the Lancet 2013 Nutrition series and Global Health and Nutrition policies agreed at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. Guest lecturers from the Nutrition Cluster, ACF, Save the Children and MSF will also present sessions during the week.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Nutrition.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

You can know more about the Eligible Countries from here.

Program Period

1 week.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You must hold a conditional or unconditional offer on the Nutrition in Emergencies Short Courses at the University of Westminster before you can apply for the scholarship.
  • You must be an international student from a developing country.
  • You must prove your financial need.
  • You must be employed in the relevant sector in a country prone to disaster.
  • The course is aimed at staff of UN agencies, NGOs and national ministries of health in countries that are regularly affected by emergencies. Health workers, nutritionists, doctors, nurses, as well as program managers, are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Full tuitation fee award only.
  • If you are awarded a full scholarship or a full fee scholarship you will not be required to pay this deposit and your admissions office will be notified of this. If you are awarded a half fee or part fee scholarship, you will be required to pay the £4,000 deposit.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the program from here.

Second Step: Download Scholarship Application and fill it from here (Application must be typed, not handwritten).

Third Step: Upload all the following supporting documents with your application, as these are mandatory. An application received without any of these documents will be REJECTED:

  1. Course offer email from the Admission Offer.
  2. Copy of your official transcript translated into English.
  3. A reference letter was written specifically in support of your scholarship application. This should be written by a previous tutor, professor, academic or employer (where relevant to your chosen degree course).
  4. Personal statement.
  5. A statement explains your financial need (A maximum of 300 words).

Fourth Step:

Send your complete Scholarship Application form and the supporting documents by E-mail to:

Regina Keith

R.Keith@westminster.ac.uk

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ahd Ezzat/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Gehad Elazab/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team