Call for Application: Merck Foundation Scholarships for Graduates in Africa and Developing countries 2022

Merck Foundation Call for Application for Scholarships in critically underserved specialties for Africa and Developing countries.

Merck Foundation Scientific Committee and Scientific Committee of Academic Partners will focus on African/developing countries with a special focus on French-speaking and Portuguese speaking and SIDS (Small Islands Developing State), with the aim to build healthcare capacity and transform patient care in the public sector which is under pressure due to its limited resources.

Moreover, Merck Foundation plans to offer English courses to candidates applied from French and Portuguese speaking African countries and also to Latin American countries, to give them an equal opportunity to benefit from the online specialty training which is only in English.

Benefits

The Merck Foundation for students in developing countries is offering a fully-funded scholarship.

Eligibility

The Foundation requests from Ministries of Health (MOH) or Medical Societies are preferable. In case of individual requests, the applicant must submit a recommendation letter from MOH or Medical Societies of these countries to indicate the applicant country’s gap in a specific specialty and the objective of improving access to equitable and quality patient care in his/her community.

Selection criteria

the Human Development Index, Population and number of eligible applications received from each country, and the number of scholarships that have been already provided to each country in such specialties for the Merck Foundation Scholarships for Graduates in Africa and Developing countries.

Application Process

To apply for Merck Foundation Scholarships for Graduates in Africa and Developing countries, a financial statement to prove the applicant’s monthly income may be required – A one-month Salary/Pay slip, or Salary Statement, or 3 monthly Bank statements.

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For detailed information on how to apply for the Merck Foundation scholarship, click here

Deadline: December 31, 2021.

For more information on Merck Foundation Scholarships for Graduates in Africa and Developing countries, visit the official site.

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