For those who are in the world of health and wish to pursue a master’s degree in health at home or abroad, but lack research experience, consider the S2 Health Fellowship Program offered by Wellcome. Wellcome is an independent, global charitable foundation based in the UK with one of its aims being to improve the health of all people. This year, they have reopened the scholarship in two phases through the International Masters Scholarship Program.

Applicants who have the opportunity to participate in the S2 Scholarship Program are low and middle income citizens, one of which is Indonesia. Applicants can choose a master’s degree program in health at one of the leading tertiary institutions in the country or abroad. The Wellcome Scholarship is awarded for a period of 30 months, of which the first 12 months are intended for master’s lectures and the next 18 months are for research activities based on a proposed research plan.

The Wellcome Health Fellowship from Wellcome includes a stipend, the amount of which can be adjusted. The stipend is £15,000 per year if the lectures and research are conducted in the UK (excluding London) and £17,000 per year if the healthcare program is conducted in London. However, if the lectures and research are conducted outside the UK, for example in this country, then a stipend may be provided to adjust to the subsistence needs of that country, or a stipend may be claimed from the organisation providing the relevant research activity.

In addition to subsistence allowances, travel scholarships are available, for example, for departure and return airfares and tuition and research fees based on the respective rates.

The total value of each scholarship offered by Wellcome to selected candidates is £120,000 (± Rp 2.1 billion).


Citizen of a low- or middle-income economy (one of which is Indonesia)
The proposed research focuses on health priorities in low- and middle-income countries
You have a sponsor from an eligible host institution in a low-income country or middle-income country
Hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
Be in the early stages of your career with limited research experience (but you must demonstrate interest or research aptitude) Also sign out “
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Registration for Wellcome’s 2019 Phase 2 Health Scholarship is open until 30 August 2019 at 17.00 UK time.Applicants can register online in advance on the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker page by completing the online application form provided. The application will then be sent to the approver of the official organization you want to process.

Next, the organizing organization will submit your application and submit it directly to Wellcome according to the set deadline.

In addition, applications that have been sent will be reviewed by the Wellcome International Interview Committee and a final decision will be made in November 2019. There are no interviews. If successful, applicants will be notified and asked to begin the scholarship program within one year of the award. Contact: Wellcome Trust Gibbs House, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK. +44 (0) 20 7611 5757

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