Deadline:

13 April 2019.

Location:

London, UK.

(Partially Funded)

Description

NUTRITION IN EMERGENCIES (SHORT COURSE) SCHOLARSHIP – UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER

This intensive week-long training course gives an overview of current best practice in nutrition and food security in emergencies.

It 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 2019.

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The University of Westminster boasts a rich history and has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement, and personal enrichment since its inception as The Polytechnic Institution in 1838. Together with their students, their staff make them what they are – an inclusive and diverse University with a passion for learning that makes a difference in the real world. Their academics are experts in their field and professionals in their own right, bringing current knowledge and new ways of thinking to the courses they teach.

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, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

 One week.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 programme managers, are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The scholarship provides Half tuition fee award only.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the program from Here, You will be directed to the UCAS Postgraduate website to make your application.

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

– You’ll have to include ALL of 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).

Second Step: Send your completed application form BY POST to: 

Scholarships Office
University of Westminster
Cavendish House
101 New Cavendish Street
London W1W 6XH
United Kingdom

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samira Shehta / Egypt

Reviewed by” Aya Gamal ElGeddawy/ Egypt
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