29 September 2020

The Peter Salama Refugee MPH Scholarship in Humanitarian Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in conjunction with the Center for Humanitarian Health has launched a refugee scholarship program in honor of Dr. Peter Salama to support one individual who has been displaced due to the conflicts in Afghanistan, Myanmar, South Sudan, Syria, and Venezuela. These students will receive full tuition while pursuing a Master of Public Health graduate degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) in conjunction with the Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health.

Applicants must have been displaced by the conflict and political unrest in:

  • Afghanistan and currently residing in Pakistan or Iran, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.
  • Myanmar and currently residing in Bangladesh or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.
  • South Sudan and currently residing in Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan or Uganda, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.
  • Syria and currently residing in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, or Turkey, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.
  • Venezuela and currently residing in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, or residing under Temporary Protected Status, refugees or asylum seekers in the U.S.

Details of the Scholarship

  • Level of Study: Graduate
  • Fields of Study: School of Public Health
  • Scholarship Award Amount: Full tuition for the 11-month program of study
  • Approximate Funding Gap to be filled by student: Housing, travel, and living assistance
  • Award Duration: 11 months for Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate program
  • Number of Awards Available: One
  • JHSPH requires minimum TOEFL score of 100 or IELTS score of 7.0.
  • Applications Deadline is December 1, 2020, and all required materials are due by January 31, 2021

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.