MUHAS connects community to international scholarships

DAR ES SALAAM: THE Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) held a significant informative session to make its staff, students and alumni familiarise with prestigious international scholarships.

The event was organised by MUHAS over the weekend in collaboration with the British High Commission.

It focused on two esteemed scholarships, the Chevening and Rhodes scholarships.

“The session aims to empower the MUHAS community by providing detailed insights into the application processes, eligibility criteria and benefits associated with these renowned scholarships,” said MUHAS alumnae and a former Chevening scholar with a Master Degree in Global Health and Development from the University College London, Dr Getrude Mollel.

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Dr Mollel emphasised the importance of starting the application early, emphasising thoroughness as crucial for success.

“Representatives from both scholarship programmes offered valuable advice on crafting competitive applications, highlighting the scholarships’ role in fostering global leadership and academic excellence,” stressed Dr Mollel.

Similarly, Mr Brian Micheni, a current Rhodes scholar pursuing a PhD in Education at the University of Oxford underscored the significance of personalising the motivation letter during the application process.

Ryan Mitchell from the British High Commission emphasised that the scholarships open doors to unparalleled academic and professional opportunities globally.

“These scholarships are more than just financial support, they represent a pathway to unparalleled academic and professional success on a global scale,” said Mr Mitchell.

Dr Maryam Amour, Head of the Internationalisation and Convocation Unit at MUHAS said MUHAS committed to preparing its students for success in an interconnected world through such initiatives.

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