I am graduating with a pass mastersgrade in my Master's degree from a good university in London, as an international student it has wrecked havoc in my life seeing that quite alot of money was spent on my tuition but luckily enough my dad had planned this for me while i was still in primary. I I want to apply for a PHDPhD scholarship that is a perfect fit forat the direction i want to take careerwiseUniversity of Sheffield in non-communicable diseases.
I did public health undergrad,undergraduate degree and I found interestbecame interested in non communicable-communicable diseases in low income countries as itsit's a neglected area overshadowed by the high rate of infectious diseases. I wrote my undergraduate thesis in this area. I also have a personal interest in this field because iI lost my mum to cancer within one year of her diagnosis. I was also diagnosed with a fibro adenoma which affected meMy pass grade in some ways bringing my performance down. I have both my thesis on non communicable diseases and the PHD scholarship in Sheffield is targeting non communicable diseases and also decision making in that regard within limited resourcesMaster's can partially be explained due to difficulties with illness. My question is do
Do I stand a chance since I cannot think of any other PHD that is well suited to what I want to pursue? anyone?? supervisors?gaining my desired PhD place, taking into account the medical reasons for the low grade and my proven interest in the field? I will appreciate your responses.