The Peter Salama MPH Tuition Scholarship for Refugees

Institution Contact: mphprog@jhu.edu

Level of Study: Graduate 

Program of Study: Master of Public Health (MPH). 

Scholarship Award Amount: Full tuition for the 11-month full-time program of study 

Approximate Funding Gap to be filled by student: Housing, travel, and living assistance 

Number of Awards Available: One 

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022; all required application materials are due by January 15, 2023. 

Application Requirements: The Master of Public Health program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH), in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, has launched a refugee scholarship program to support one individual who has been displaced due to the conflicts in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria and Venezuela. The scholarship recipient will receive full tuition, while pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate degree at BSPH). 

Applicants must have been displaced by the conflict in: 

1. Afghanistan and currently residing in Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, or who have fled Afghanistan in recent months regardless of their current location, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees, or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

2. Central African Republic and currently residing in Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees, or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

3. Democratic Republic of Congo and currently residing in Uganda, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees, or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

4. Myanmar and currently residing in Bangladesh, Malaysia, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees, or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

5. Somalia and currently residing in Ethiopia, Kenya, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees, or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

6. South Sudan and currently residing in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

7. Sudan and currently residing in Chad, South Sudan, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

8. Syria and currently residing in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

9. Venezuela and currently residing in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S. 

The scholarship recipient will begin their studies in late June 2023 (full-time MPH program only). 

JHSPH requires a minimum TOEFL score of 100 or IELTS score of 7.0. 

Applications are due by December 1, 2022; all required application materials are due by January 15, 2023.

International Applicants can apply for waivers for the SOPHAS application

Applicants with questions are asked to please contact the MPH Program by e-mailing:  mphprog@jhu.edu


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