Tuition and Fees

Applications for GHDI 2020 will be available during December 2019. 
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Tuition covers all course credit, some course materials, a graduation reception, and a signed Certificate of Completion for fulfilling program requirements. 

Students are responsible for lodging, food, local transportation and other living expenses while participating in the program. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

2019 course fees and related expenses
Tuition (6.25 Credits) $ 8,637.75 ($1,382 per credit)
SOPHAS Application fee $ 50.00
Course Materials/Books $ 200.00*
TOTAL $8,888.00*
 Estimated living expenses based on 1 month
Lodging $ 1,680.00* (See FAQ for details)
Food & Personal $ 800.00*
Local Transportation $ 85.00*
TOTAL $ 2,565.00*
  *Estimated cost

For more information visit Harvard School of Public Health: 2019-2020 Tuition and Fees.

Third Party Payments

Harvard School of Public Health facilitates third party payment agreements for students whose tuition will be paid by a person or organization other than the student him or herself. More information can be found here. 

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

The GHDI program does not directly offer scholarships.

The Center for Global Health Delivery – Dubai has generously committed to fund both 10 full and 10 partial 2018 GHDI scholarships. These scholarships are available to applicants that meet the following criteria:

  • Geography/residency: UAE citizen, long-term residency in the UAE, or from the Center’s region (Afghanistan, Mauritania, Algeria, Morocco, Armenia, Nepal, Azerbaijan, Oman, Bahrain, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Palestinian Territories, China, Philippines, Djibouti, Qatar, Egypt, Russia, India, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Serbia, Iran, Somalia, Iraq, South, Africa, Israel, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Syrian Arab Republic, Kenya, Tajikistan, Korea, Tunisia, Kuwait, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and Yemen)
  • Professional role: Preference will be given to students who will have a major role in hospitals, clinical or policy-making bodies

There is no separate application for these scholarships. Decisions will be made at the discretion of the faculty by the end of March/beginning of April, and applicants will be notified via email.

Applicants that do not meet the above criteria are strongly encouraged to pursue scholarship opportunities and offerings through their employer, university, funding organization, their home country’s ministry of cultural affairs, education or health, and/or local foundations or groups. Accepted students must seek and secure any financial assistance needed prior to their arrival. For non-US citizens, documentation of sufficient funding is required for a visa.