Applications are Now Open for the University Of Ghana DASH Masters and PhD Scholarship 2024

University Of Ghana DASH Masters and PhD Scholarship 2024
University Of Ghana DASH Masters and PhD Scholarship 2024

The DASH project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is a collaborative multi-country study focused on promoting and improving adolescent health in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The project targets three critical areas: sexual and reproductive health, nutrition and physical activity, and mental health and violence. Institutions from Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Germany are working together to develop a comprehensive framework for addressing adolescent health challenges.


  • Full tuition fee coverage
  • Research funding for dissertation or thesis
  • On-campus accommodation costs
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses (PhD)
  • Support for attending relevant conferences and workshops (PhD)


  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Public Health


  • Willingness to undertake full-time study
  • Ability to conduct independent statistical data analysis
  • Willingness to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Meet the University of Ghana’s admission requirements for postgraduate studies
  • Capability to conduct fieldwork in challenging settings
  • For PhD applicants, having previous publication experience is an added advantage
  • Age under 40 years
  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Selection Process

Master’s Applicants:

  • Hold a good first degree in relevant fields
  • Have at least two years of work experience in a health-related field

PhD Applicants:

  • Hold a master’s degree in disciplines related to health such as Public Health, Applied Epidemiology, Global Health, among others
  • Have at least two years of post-master’s work or research experience, preferably in a health-related field

Application Documents

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the project
  • Complete curriculum vitae (CV), including statistical analysis and research experience
  • Personal Statement
  • Proof of application to the University of Ghana
  • At least one (1) letter of recommendation

Application Deadline: June 14, 2024.

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