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HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship 2024


HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship 2024, August 26 2023







This scholarship is offered in memory of Dr. Jill Sanders, former Vice President of HTAi and President and CEO of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. Dr. Sanders was a long-time champion of international collaboration in Health Technology Assessment (HTA). She was deeply committed to building HTA capacity in developing countries and to mentoring students and professionals. The Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship provides funding for individuals residing in African countries to further their knowledge of HTA. The program objective is to have a positive impact on HTA capacity in African countries through developing professional HTA capacity.

The Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship provides funding support for individuals studying or working in the healthcare field in African countries to advance their knowledge and skills directly related to health technology assessment (HTA). By providing financial assistance to complete education programs or training in health technology assessment for the purpose of applying their knowledge and skills in their country of origin, HTAi advances its mission of promoting the development, communication, understanding, and use of HTA around the world.

For eligibility and application form, please refer to the documents below:

Scholarship applications are due October 15 of each year (unless otherwise specified).



HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship requirements


“Eligible Applicant” is an HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship applicant who fulfil the following criteria:

(a) A current student at an educational institution or employed by a health sector organization in an African country.

(b) Registered in a qualifying educational or fellowship program in health technology assessment or in a closely related field or have been accepted for an internship with a HTA body, other public sector body, or non-governmental organization.

(c) Agrees to complete the educational/fellowship/internship program for which the scholarship is requested.

(d) Agrees to attend the HTAi Annual Meeting following completion of the
educational/fellowship/internship program to present a short report of the
research undertaken and/or the experience gained through the program. Funding support for economy class travel and accommodation costs will be covered by HTAi.

(e) Attests to the intention that upon completion of the program, to apply to the best of their ability the knowledge and skills gained towards the advancement of HTA in African countries.


 Eligible Expenses:


A total of $20,000 CAD is available for the HTAi Educational Scholarship program each fiscal year.

An applicant may request scholarship funding to support the following expenses related to their education, fellowship, or internship program:

(a) Tuition Fees

(b) Books and other educational materials

(c) Accommodations

(d) Travel Expenses

(e) General Living Expenses


How To Apply


HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship Application Form PDF

HTAi Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship Policy and Procedure PDF

If you have any questions, please reach out to Nicola Vicari [email protected] or [email protected]





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