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MPHIL AND PH.D. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES: UG

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The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM), University of Ghana has announced that it has received funding from the Norwegian Program for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED).

According to the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM), the funding is aimed at promoting midwifery education and research in Ghana at the master’s and Ph.D. levels and will support Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Midwifery and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing programmes. Interested applicants are therefore encouraged to apply to the scholarship program.

RESEARCH AREAS

For MPhil applicants, priority will be given to research areas in midwifery and related areas, including Labour Pain, Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy, Chronic Diseases in Pregnancy, Maternal Mental Health, Domestic/Gender-Based Violence, Female Cancers, Infertility and Midwifery Education and Administration.

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For Ph.D. applicants, the priority research areas are Midwife-led Continuity Model of Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Domestic/Gender-based Violence, Shared Decision Making in Maternal Care, and Digitized Midwifery Education, and Training.

SCHOLARSHIP PACKAGE

MPhil

  1. Full tuition fee for 2 years
  2. Laptop
  3. Research support grant
  4. Conference/workshop support

PhD

  1. Full tuition fee for 3 years
  2. Research support grant
  3. Stipend
  4. Laptop
  5. Conference/workshop support
  6. International scholarship at OsloMet University, Norway (6 months).

Note: You must be committed to publishing at least 1 paper (MPhil) or 3 papers (Ph.D.).

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants for this scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled as a student in the MPhil Midwifery or PhD Nursing program at SoNM, University of Ghana.
  • Have excellent academic credentials and must demonstrate commitment to pursue a research-based career.
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GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION

Applicants should submit one PDF file of the following documents to the project manager:

midwiferygrant2021@gmail.com

  • A signed application letter
  • Most recent CV
  • A 3-paged research proposal containing: Background, research question, objectives, method, workplan and budget.
  • Written evidence of approval of topic from supervisor.
  • Letter of support from Head of Department.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline for the submission of applications is latest by close of day on 28th February 2022.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Only short-listed applicants shall be invited to attend an interview. For further inquiries, you may send an email to the Project Manager: midwiferygrant2021@gmail.com

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