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Call for Applications: HEAL Computer Science Scholarship

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 12:24
Jembi Health Systems
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, July 20, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Fellowships and Scholarships

Jembi Health Systems (Jembi) is a NGO and voluntary association working to provide an organisational home and umbrella coordinating mechanism for related projects in Africa involving health informatics capacity development and health information systems development, implementation and support.

Health Enterprise Architecture Laboratory (HEAL) is funded by grants from the Rockefeller Foundation and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). HEAL seeks to apply the principles of architectural design to the development of better health information systems especially within low resource settings. A key focus of HEAL is to provide the academic infrastructure that will enable it to partner with organizations able to provide co-funding and innovative projects for students.

Jembi is calling for applications for the HEAL Computer Science Scholarship.

This is an opportunity for postgraduate studies and scholarships in computer science provided by the mathematics, statistics and computer science school at the University of KwaZulu-Natal - a strategic partner to Jembi.

Scholarship

  • Master’s scholarships will be up to R130 000 and doctoral scholarships up to R180 000 per annum;
  • Tuition fees at the University of KwaZulu-Natal will also be covered.
Successful applicants will undertake their research projects within the HEAL, which provides a research and development space to apply and advance the state of the art in computer science. HEAL is currently implementing several collaborative projects to develop innovative architectures and technologies to improve health care delivery within low resource settings in developing African countries.

For more information, refer to ://heal.cs.ukzn.ac.za/scholarships.

Enquires: Aban Pillay, E-mail: pillayw4@ukzn.ac.za.

For more about the HEAL Programme, refer to http://heal.cs.ukzn.ac.za.

For more about Jembi Health Systems, refer to www.jembi.org.

To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities.