Call for Applications: Master’s Scholarship Opportunities - Deadline: 29th July 2022

The Biomedical Engineering Unit, Department of Physiology at Makerere University (Uganda) in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University (USA) received a grant from the U.S. NIH - Fogarty International Center to train Ugandans in Biomedical Engineering (BME). The Title of the Project is Strengthening Research Capacity in innovative Global Health Technologies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Uganda (SIGHT) This program’s main aim is to build capacity for medical technology innovation and develop human capacity interested in research in Biomedical Engineering.

As such, this program is currently soliciting applications from suitably qualified Ugandans for Scholarships that will lead to the award of Engineering or a closely-related field. MSc students from these programs at Makerere University are highly encouraged to apply: Technology Innovation and Industrial Development from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Computer Science (COCIS) and Immunology and Clinical Microbiology, Masters of Health informatics, Master of Bioinformatics (CHS). Funding for tuition, stipend, and research costs will be available for a maximum of one academic year (Masters of Science). A modest monthly stipend and reasonable research funds will be provided.

Deadline:  29th July 2022

Submit the following documents as a single PDF file to sightproject2022@gmail.com and indicate in the subject “Scholarship Application 2022”.