The Master of Science in International Health Policy & Management (IHPM) program is pleased to announce a competition in which a full tuition and fees scholarship will be awarded to an early– to mid-career development professional with a demonstrated commitment to effective health policy and management. The Scholarship for this one-year degree begins in August 2010.
The MS program is designed to train students to take on increasingly responsible roles in health policy planning, and in the management of policy and program implementation in health ministries and planning organizations, multilateral and bilateral development organizations and NGOs. Students in this one-year program learn how to make the best use of policy analysis to determine which plans work, which are the most cost-effective and which are sensitive to a country’s values and culture.
The IHPM Scholar will receive full tuition and fee remission for the 2010/2011 academic year. The scholarship does NOT cover airfare,health insurance or any living expenses. Although nominations are encouraged from international and governmental development institutions and NGOs, self-nominations are accepted. Women and candidates with experience in policy, service delivery or education-related work with poor and vulnerable populations are especially encouraged to apply
Nominators may mail, fax (781-736-2774), or email HellerAdmissions@Brandeis.edu a letter of nomination to the Admissions Office.
For more information, please visit http://heller.brandeis.edu Applications (to be submitted by the applicant) should include: Letter of Interest in IHPM Scholarship
Completed Application Form
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
Detailed Statement of Purpose describing career objectives and work experience
Three original letters of recommendation (at least one professional and one academic) on official letterhead sent directly to the Admissions Office from the recommenders (These letters must be accompanied by a Brandeis University Recommendation Form)
Original or certified true copies of transcripts from all university-level studies, sent directly to the Admissions office from each university (Transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied by an official English translation)
Official TOEFL or IELTS score report is required for all international applicants.