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Humanitarian Health Scholarships at Johns Hopkins University


Two Humanitarian Health Scholarships are available for students from low- and middle-income countries who wish to apply for the online Master of Applied Science (MAS) in Humanitarian Health program at John Hopkins University. All enrolled MAS students will also receive the OPAL (Online Programs in Applied Learning) Scholarship, which is a per-credit amount that will be applied to all required courses throughout the academic program.


Applicants of the Humanitarian Health Scholarships must be citizens and residents of low- or middle-income countries (LMICs), as defined by the World Bank. Applicants who are temporarily residing in high-income countries may be considered as well, but they will have to contact the University for additional information. Only those who are able to fluently speak, read, and understand English and to actively participate in a fast-paced English-only academic program; are eligible. They must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree, with a strong record of successful academic performance. They have to be professionally involved in humanitarian health emergencies/disasters for over 2 years, and plan to continue to work in these contexts after completion of the degree. Humanitarian health emergencies/disasters refer to a wide range of settings and situations that includes conflicts, natural disasters, infectious disease outbreaks as well as mixed migration in low- and middle-income countries.

Prospective applicants from the US and other high-income countries are not eligible for the Humanitarian Health Scholarship for this program.


Those who wish to be considered for the Scholarships for the MAS Humanitarian Health program, must apply for admission to the course by 15 May 2020 and complete your application by 1 July 2020. The course begins in Fall each year.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Please note that this is not the official scholarship webpage. Mauritian students are eligible for this scholarship but not guaranteed to be awarded one. For complete and updated information on this scholarship, please check Official Scholarship Website:

  • Offered by:

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Level:

    Masters Degree (Online)

  • Field of study:

    Master of Applied Science in Humanitarian Health (Online)

  • Website

  • Deadline:

    15 May 2020 (Annual)

  • Starting date:

    Course starts Fall 2020