What is Dr P. G. Tulpule Scholarship Fund?

The Dr P. G. Tulpule Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage students to choose, pursue and advance career and work in public health, with specific focus on public health nutrition and allied areas. The full/part scholarship fund will be available to students enrolling for PGDPHM courses at PHFI. Training in Public Health Nutrition is a priority area for India.

Locations where PGDPHM Course is available

The PGDPHM course is currently being offered by Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) under the aegis of PHFI at Delhi, National Capital Region (Gurgaon), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Hyderabad (Telangana), Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

Scholarship criteria

Scholarship will be awarded to candidates who have specific interest in Public Health Nutrition. This will be assessed through:

  • previous work experience in public health nutrition OR;
  • previous education or research projects focussed on public health nutrition OR
  • specific focus on public health nutrition in proposed course of study at IIPHs

Amongst the group that meets the above criteria, preference will be accorded to

  • Women candidates
  • Candidates with NGO work experience, or who will work in backward and rural districts in India in PGDPHM course

Candidates Selection

A Scholarship Committee across PHFI and IIPH’s will assess scholarship applications from the pool of self-sponsored candidates selected for the PGDPHM course.

Application Guidelines

  1. Dr P. G. Tulpule scholarship would only be offered to the Indian nationals
  2. Dr P. G. Tulpule scholarship would be offered to the applicants applying for Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM) being offered by PHFI through the IIPHs.
  3. Applicants having good academic background and women applicants will preferred
  4. A select Scholarship Committee will review applicant’s candidature for the said scholarship
  5. Decision to call a candidate for interview or select a candidate for scholarship will be final and no representation in this regard will be entertained
  6. Incomplete and unsigned/unsubstantiated application forms are liable to be rejected

Last Date for application

Last date of receiving application for the PGDPHM and Dr P G Tulpule Scholarship is 15th October, 2021. Eligible students who have already taken admission in PGDPHM program at respective IIPHs, may submit the duly filled in scholarship application alongwith attachements to the Assistant Manager/ Program Officer at respective IIPHs.

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