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Call for Applications: PhD and Masters Scholarships

Partnering for Health Professionals Training in African Universities (P4HPT - II) is an EU-funded project under the Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme which aims at building capacity of health professionals with a view to expand the health workforce size in the target countries and subsequently improve well-being of communities. 


The partnership is composed of:-

  1.  Moi University (Kenya) - Lead Partner
  2. Makerere University (Uganda)
  3. Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
  4. University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
  5. Linköping University (Sweden) - Technical Partner


The programme awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the partner institutions.


Masters Scholarships

There are full-time Masters Scholarships available under this call. Find list of institutions and the Masters programmes below;



University of Cape Coast

M.Phil in Drug Discovery and Development

M.Phil Infection and Immunity

Makerere University

Master of Science in Public Health

Moi University

Master of Dental Surgery in Peadiatric Dentistry

Master of Dental surgery in Oral pathology

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Master of science in infectious diseases and Global Health

University of Stellenbosch

Master of Nursing

Master of Science in Molecular Biology and human Genetics

Master of Science in medical Microbiology

Master of Science in Medical Virology


PhD Scholarships

The programme has full-time PhD Scholarships for staff/students,

 PhD courses available in partner institutions are;


PhD Programme

University of Cape Coast

PhD in Drug discovery Development

Makerere University

PhD Health Sciences

Stellenbosch University

PhD Molecular Biology and Human Genetics

Moi University                                               

PhD in Immunology




Students to be eligible for a scholarship (i.e. financial support to third parties), master students as well as doctoral candidates referred to as “students” must comply with the below criteria at the time of the application for a scholarship:


  1. Being nationals of a member state of the African Union and being resident in Africa
  2. Being registered/admitted in or having obtained a HEI degree (or equivalent) from: – one of the HEIs involved in the partnership (including the lead applicant) (Target Group I); or – a HEI not involved in the partnership but established in Africa (Target Group II)
  3. Have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses in the host countries
  4. Students can only benefit from one scholarship under the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme (regardless the type of mobility or the funding project). Students having benefitted from scholarship(s) under the previous Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme cannot receive scholarships under the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme.


Target Group 1

  • Applicants must be nationals and/or residents in one of the following countries – Ghana, Uganda, South Africa and Kenya


Target Group 2

African nationals and residents registered in a higher education institution of African countries not included in the partnership, or who have obtained a higher education institution degree or equivalent from an institution of these countries. Egypt, Senegal, Burundi, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Tanzania


The Scholarship

The scholarship covers:

  1. Round-trip flight ticket and visa costs (using a preferred travel agent and calculated against direct linear distance)
  2. Direct participation costs such as tuition fees, registration fees and service fees, where applicable
  3. Comprehensive Travel Insurance (Health, Accident and Travel)
  4. A monthly subsistence allowance for the mobility period



How to Apply

Candidates are to complete two (2) applications simultaneously for admission into the programme at the respective institution and another for the scholarship


Application for Admission

To apply for admission to any of the institutions listed below, visit the websites of the institution via the links or send an email to the contact person for guidance



Application website

Institution Contact Address

University of cape Coast

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Makerere University

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Stellenbosch University

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Moi University

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Scholarship Application

  1. Download the following forms and fill in:
  2. Applications for scholarships must be made online using the following link




Application Deadline

The deadline for this call is  7th October, 2022




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