Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students

Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students

Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students

The Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students is now welcoming enthusiastic Nigerian students who are excited to join this remarkable opportunity. This program provides selected individuals with up to ₦1,000,000.00 along with additional advantages.

The utilization of data analytics can significantly enhance healthcare in various ways, including continuous health outcome monitoring, enhanced decision support, and informed policy creation. By harnessing data and analytics, policymakers and health stakeholders gain access to potent tools for valuable insights into public health, service quality, and financial aspects.

This fellowship stands to shape the upcoming phase of technological advancements and data-driven innovations for expanding the MSDAT platform. This progression aims to amplify healthcare provision and the monitoring of health systems in Nigeria. The HDA fellowship’s primary objectives are to:

  • Foster local research expertise in health data analytics.
  • Bolster the growth of health data platforms, specifically focusing on MSDAT.
  • Enhance the utilization of the MSDAT platform.
  • Employ findings to guide the development of Health Information Systems (HIS) policies.
  • Facilitate the publication of research findings in recognized academic journals.

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Fellowship Summary:

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.

Host Institution(s):

  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Lingnan University
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong

Scholarship Worth:

  • Up to? 1,000,000.00 (per fellow) for postgraduate research (including research expenses e.g. equipment, data collection, etc)
  • Capacity building in research and health data analytics
  • Possible job opportunities with eHealth4everyone on completion of the fellowship
  • Access to a network of individuals with shared interests
  • Mentorship and support from the administering body. This would translate into the provision of reviews and guidance during the course of their research.
  • Provision of datasets on request.

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: Nigerians

Requirements and eligibility criteria for Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students:

  • Identification: Must possess an acceptable form of identification such as an International passport, Driver’s license, Voters’ Card, or National Identity Number (NIN) card.
  • Student Status: Must be a postgraduate student at an accredited University with a valid means of identification.
  • Academic Qualification:
  • Master’s Students: Minimum Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.5/5.0 CGPA (Second class upper honors).
  • Ph.D. Students: At least a Merit or equivalent in Masters.
  • Research Focus: Research goals should align with improving the Nigerian health system, focusing on areas including but not limited to:
  • Data Management
  • Visual Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Data Integration
  • Health Outcomes
  • Health Financing
  • Health Workforce
  • Population and Demographics
  • Health Facility Service Availability and Readiness
  • Health Impact
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Open Data Advocacy
  • Big Data for Health
  • Data Demand and Use
  • Statistical Modelling of Health Data
  • Health Information System Interoperability
  • Artificial Intelligence

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Application Procedure for Health Data Analytics Graduate Fellowship 2023 for Nigerian Students (How to apply);

To apply, follow these steps:

  • Visit the eHealth for Everyone Foundation website at
  • Carefully complete all sections of the HDA fellowship form(s).
  • Attach the required documents, including:
  • Official transcripts from your Academic Institution
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Admission letters
  • Statement of purpose (maximum 500 words)
  • Research proposal/summary with timelines
  • Letter of recommendation from Supervisor, Head of Department, or Dean
  • A previously published paper (if available, for added advantage)
  • Provide a 2-minute video explaining your research proposal and motivation.
  • The HDA fellowship committee will review each proposal and make a final decision. If selected, you will be notified within 8 weeks after the application deadline.
  • If successful, you must officially accept the offer via email within a week.
  • Important Notes:
  • The granted funds should only be used for research-related expenses, such as textbooks, equipment, publications, and approved travel for data collection.
  • Any costs indirectly related to the research need approval from the HDA fellowship committee.
  • All research results funded by HDA will be openly accessible to the eHealth for Everyone Foundation and others. There will be no copyrighting of research.

Application Deadline: August 30, 2023

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