The Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health is a unique and collaborative Johns Hopkins academic program conducted jointly by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the School of Medicine, and the School of Nursing. It is hosted at and administered by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and draws upon a variety of disciplines, including epidemiology, demography, emergency and disaster medicine, health systems management, nutrition/food security, environmental engineering, mental health, political science, and human rights. The Center collaborates with a variety of organizations including national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), multilateral and UN organizations, and governmental agencies, as well as other research institutions on field-based research and humanitarian projects.
Eligibility and criteria
To be eligible for the Humanitarian Health Scholarship for the online Master of Applied Science program, applicants must:
- Be a citizen and resident of a low- or middle-income country (LMIC), as defined by the World Bank.
- Applicants who are temporarily residing in high-income countries may be considered as well, please contact an Admissions Officer for additional information.
- Be able to fluently speak, read, and understand English in order to actively participate in a fast-paced English-only academic program;
- Have completed at least a bachelor’s degree, with a strong record of successful academic performance; and
- Be professionally involved in humanitarian health emergencies/disasters* for over two years, and plan to continue to work in these contexts after completion of the degree.
Awards and benefits
- The Humanitarian Health Scholarship covers $10,000 of the tuition cost, disbursed over the length of the program. There will be two scholarships offered for the 2019-2020 academic year.
- This program will allow the students to pursue new knowledge and disseminate this learning to save lives and reduce human suffering and other consequences of humanitarian emergencies and disasters.
- Two $10,000 scholarships are available for applicants from low- and middle-income countries.
How to Apply
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