2015 Short Course Scholarship in Nutrition at the University of Westminster

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Are you interested in learning how to deliver nutritional support services to people affected by humanitarian disasters? The Training on Nutrition Emergencies is an intensive week-long course that aims to provide an overview of current best practice within this rapidly evolving sector of nutrition in emergencies. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your practice and help to prepare you for the complexity and the reality of working in an emergency context.

Scholarships are available for the this short course.

Host Institution(s):
The course is run by the University of Westminster’s Centre for Public Health Nutrition.

Field of study:
Nutrition during humanitarian emergencies.

Number of Awards:
There are two full scholarships available for those from developing countries.

Target group:
The scholarship targets interested individuals from a developing country. It is particularly suitable for people who wish to consolidate their knowledge and experience of working overseas and who are keen to learn from each other.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility:

 

  • Must be from a developing country.
  • Those with limited experience may also apply for the course as no formal academic qualifications are required for entry.
  • Health workers, nutritionists, doctors, nurses and field program managers are encouraged to apply.
  • Criteria for awarding scholarships are (a) the level of financial need and (b) employment in a relevant sector in a country prone to disaster.

    Application instructions:

    Applications including the short course scholarship application form and required attachments (employer reference, etc.) must be sent by 15 August directly to the Scholarships Department:

    Scholarships Office
    University of Westminster
    32-38 Wells Street
    London W1T 3UW
    United Kingdom

 

3 COMMENTS

  1. hello, thank you for this good work to help countries that are developing.
    Am a university master’s student from Makerere University in Uganda which is a developing country in Africa am interested in getting more trained in nutrition please consider me among the fellows who will be admitted for the scholarship to the University of Westminster short course in nutrition.

    Am currently offering masters in applied human nutrition at Makerere University and am in my first year.

    please consider me for the scholarship since i have already finished my short from which i managed to get an award of a certificate in combating malnutrition in infants and i became a member of the International Malnutrition Task Force
    i believe considering me would bring me more to advantage of combating malnutrition with more knowledge.

    yours
    Musinguzi Muhsin
    MSc Applied Human Nutrition
    Makerere University

  2. Hello,
    Thanks for this great idea of helping developing countries. please i hereby request that you include me in the short term nutrion programme that will last between one to four months .I have just just completed my course work (masters in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology ) from one of the universities in Nigeria and hope to defend my thesis soon.
    Thanks. Hope to hear from you soon.
    Peace from Nigeria

  3. Hello,
    Thanks for this great idea of helping developing countries. please i hereby request that you consider me in the short term nutrion programme that will last between one to four months .I have just just completed my course work (masters in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology ) from one of the universities in Nigeria and hope to defend my thesis soon.
    Thanks. Hope to hear from you soon.
    Peace from Nigeria

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