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SAARC Regional Inter-professional Masters Program in Rehabilitation Science
Scholarships and Admission to M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Science (7th batch; July 2023 intake)
Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI), the academic institute of the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) under the Faculty of Medicine, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh is inviting applications from the SAARC member countries for scholarships and admission to its sixth batch of M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Science (2 years) program funded by SAARC Development Fund (SDF).
Scholarships detail: 30 seats are available for admission in the 7th batch. However, 27 seats for admission with scholarships: eleven (11) full scholarships and four (4) partial scholarships will be reserved for students from SAARC member countries except Bangladesh. Eight (8) full scholarships and four (4) partial scholarships will be available for students from Bangladesh. Three (3) seats will be available for self-financing students.
The scholarship covers 2 years: the whole duration of the master’s program. The scholarship period cannot be altered or extended beyond the study program period. The tuition fee will be paid directly to the institute. There are no additional grants for family members. Further details is available within the document “Description of Scholarships-7th batch, July 2023 intake” at the bottom of this webpage.
Eligibility: Candidates must be citizens of any of the SAARC member countries. Candidates must have a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy/ Speech and Language Therapy, Medicine, Nursing, Prosthetics & Orthotics or an equivalent degree in health-related subjects from a public university or recognized by the relevant government authority. Candidates must have completed at least one year internship training/work experience in a recognized hospital/institute/center approved by the relevant government authority.
Application procedure: Detailed procedure is available in the documents: “Advertisement for Bangladeshi students”, “Advertisement for International Students”, and “Course brochure, 7th batch, July 2023 intake”, which are accessible at the bottom of this page. Please read “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)” at the bottom of this webpage for further information.
Selection of candidates from SAARC Member States except Bangladesh (international students): Candidates will be nominated for admission and scholarship based on several selection points including – Academic performance, English proficiency, relevant experience, number of publications and writing a motivation letter.
Selection of candidates from Bangladesh: Candidates will be nominated for admission and scholarship based on several selection points including – Academic performance, English proficiency, relevant experience, number of publications and writing a motivation letter. In addition, candidate will sit for an admission test (written & viva examination).
The application submission deadline for candidates from Bangladesh is extended till 24th June, 2023. Those who already applied do not need to apply again. Updated deadlines are available in the file: Important dates & deadlines within course brochure; page 12 (attached).
Further details are available in the documents below: