2015 Partnering for Health Professional Training in African Universities (P4hpt) Phd & Masters Scholarships for Africans

Application Deadline: June 12 2015

Partnering for Health Professionals Training in African Universities (P4HPT) 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 University of Ghana (Ghana), Makerere University (Uganda), Uganda Martyrs University (Uganda), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), University of Nairobi (Kenya), Moi University (Kenya), Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique), University of Burundi (Burundi), University of Juba (South Sudan), University of Lesotho (Lesotho), and Universite Catholique De Bukavu (Democratic Republic of Congo). The programme awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the partner institutions.

Study Major: 

Scholarships are awarded for studying

  • MSc./MPhil in Applied Health Social Sciences,
  • M. Phil Anatomy, Master of Nursing (Midwifery and Women’s Health),
  • Masters  of Public Health (MPH), MSc. Health Services Management,
  • Masters of Dental Surgery in Peadiatric Dentistry,
  • Masters of dental surgery in Prosthodontics,
  • Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology,
  • Masters of Dental surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery,
  • Masters in Cytopathology,
  • Masters in Microbiology,
  • Masters in Virology,
  • MSC International Health Research Ethics (masters programme) and
  • PhD programme in Public Health, Health Sciences, Medical Microbiology, Haematological Pathology.


Target Group 1

  • Applicants must be nationals and/or residents in one of the following countries – Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, South Sudan, Lesotho

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. Specific countries mentioned are Sudan, Mali, Togo, Cameroon and Zimbabwe,

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 (see below)

  • Master: €600 for 24 months

  • Doctorates: €900 for 48 months

  • Staff: €1000 for 6 months

Apply Now for the P4hpt Phd & Masters Scholarships for Africans

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the P4hpt Phd & Masters Scholarships


3 responses to “2015 Partnering for Health Professional Training in African Universities (P4hpt) Phd & Masters Scholarships for Africans”

  1. Lovemore Mphamba Avatar
    Lovemore Mphamba

    Am surprised to note that Malawi is not on this list. Why is it so?

  2. nyiransabimana genevieve Avatar
    nyiransabimana genevieve

    thx for information

  3. Dr adem Abdullah Avatar
    Dr adem Abdullah

    Comment: I am doctor of Dental Medicine who was graduated in 2014 jimma university,Ethiopia.
    I wants study maxillofacial surgery abroad because there is no higher institutions in ethiopia to give skills on this special field. I love this speciality I need to help my people on this.
    please i get my application right please afford it for me then I can bring my official documents on your website.

    my name was: Dr ADem ABdulahi Guru [DMD]

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