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COHI SCHOLARSHIP

2022

The Caribbean Oral Health Initiative Ph.D. scholarship is for dentists from Caribbean countries. Its focus will be on Cariology and Periodontics.

If you have any question, please contact: 

contact@cohiweb.org scholarshipcohi@gmail.com

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Participant profile

  • Dentist with a master's degree (preferably).

  • A dentist can also apply without a master's degree.

  • Caribbean nationality or currently living in the Caribbean, committed to return to the Caribbean to work in research.

COHI Scholarship Benefits

Registration

  • US $ 800 per month, for housing and monthly expenses.

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  • COHI will finance the fellow for 36 months which can be extended to 48 months depending on the project and prior approval.

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  • All expenses paid (including transportation and accommodation) to attend a congress during the Ph.D. Program.

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  • We encourage academics to present preliminary results or results of their research project at the congress. Furthermore, this should be decided in coordination with the project advisor.

Note: The round trip to / from Brazil is not included.

Requirements

Participants must submit the following documents through the COHI website by February 21, 2022 11:59 pm AST.

  • Curriculum detailing your experience and trajectory in research, mainly in the Caribbean: no more than 4 pages: contact information, education, professional experience, awards, participation in congresses / conferences, publications. Text: Arial or Times New Roman 12 pt. Margins: 2.5 cm on all four sides.

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  • Two letters of recommendation.

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  • One page essay explaining your research aspirations.

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  • Select an area of research (cariology or periodontics) and explain why this area is important to the Caribbean.

  • Name PDF file to send as follows: NAME / SURNAME APPLICATION + COHI SCHOLARSHIP 2022 - PhD CARIOLOGY AND PERIODONTICS

Important information

  • The candidate after being selected from COHI must take and pass the University of São Paulo admission exam.

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  • Applicants must complete and follow the acceptance and admission process at the University of São Paulo.

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  • To maintain the scholarship awarded, the beneficiary must achieve an acceptable academic performance, which will be evaluated annually. An annual report must be presented to the COHI board.

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  • A research project will be prepared with the advisor. One of the projects must be developed in one or more of the Caribbean countries.

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  • Visa requirements to live in Brazil are the responsibility of the candidate.

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  • The candidate must meet the English and Portuguese language level requirements at the University of Sao Paulo.

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