We are delighted to offer five scholarships for each of the following Executive Short Courses (ESC):
|Course name||Course dates||Application deadline|
|Health Systems Assessment in Humanitarian Crises||19-30 June 2023||28 May 2023|
|Cash and Voucher Assistance in Humanitarian Crises: What Works?||3-14 July 2023||11 June 2023|
|Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises||4-15 September 2023||13 August 2023|
|Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts||18-29 September 2023||27 August 2023|
|Planetary Health||2-13 October 2023||10 September 2023|
|Digital Innovations in Humanitarian Action: Opportunities and Challenges||16-27 October 2023||24 September 2023|
The scholarships cover the course fees, and successful applicants will only be required to pay a CHF 200 deposit.
To be considered for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a national staff of INGOS/UN working in a country listed in the DAC List.
- Be a staff working in a local NGO based in a country listed in the DAC List.
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a Swiss or foreign university.
- Possess a minimum of two years of professional experience in the humanitarian or development sector.
- Demonstrate an excellent command of the English language
- Check your eligibility for a scholarship in ‘Who can apply‘ tab
- Upload the ECS scholarship application form duly completed
- Prepare all the mandatory documents (see the tab ‘Docs/info to provide‘)
- Go to the application portal of the University of Geneva by clicking “Apply” on the page of the course of your interest
- Fill out the online application form for the course of your choice
- Tick the box “I would like to apply for a scholarship”
- Submit your application
The Selection Committee will pronounce its decision with three weeks following your application. You will be notified about the result via email.
- CV (Resume)
- Cover letter (explaining what is the reason why you apply for this course and how will the acquired skills help you in your career)
- Employer’s funding agreement, if applicable
- Highest educational qualification obtained
- Work certificate or official document of your current job position
- A passport photo (.jpg format)
- Scanned copy of the passport
- Proof of English language competence to be dated less than 2 years (minimum B2 level)
- ESC scholarship application form
Mind the application deadlines:
1. Health Systems Assessment in Humanitarian Crises (19-30 June) – Application deadline: 28 May 2023
2. Cash and Voucher Assistance in Humanitarian Crises: What Works? (3-14 July) – Application deadline: 11 June 2023
3. Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises (4-15 September) – Application deadline: 13 August 2023
4. Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts (18-29 September) – Application deadline: 27 August 2023
5. Planetary Health (2-13 October) – Application deadline: 10 September 2023
6. Digital Innovations in Humanitarian Action: Opportunities and Challenges (16-27 October) Application deadline: 24 September 2023
☐ I have selected the ESC I am interested in and confirmed that I am eligible for it
☐ I am aware of the registration deadlines
☐ I am a citizen of one of the countries of the DAC List (columns 1-4)
☐ I work in one of the countries on the DAC List of ODA Recipients (columns 1 – 4 only)
☐ I am aware that the scholarships cover the course fees and prepared to pay a CHF 200 deposit if I am selected as a successful applicant
☐ I have filled in the ESC scholarship application form completely and accurately
If you have successfully checked all the items on the checklist and meet the eligibility criteria, you are ready to proceed with your application. Follow the application process guidelines, submit all the required documents, and make sure to meet the registration deadlines.
Best of luck with your application!