The application process asks applicants to input identifying information into a form and upload documents for review. To prepare to submit your application for the SQIL program, please have the following available to upload to Cvent:
Updated contact information and credentials: This information is required for the online application
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume/List of awards or publications: Applicants are prompted to either upload their CV or resume (.doc, .pdf).
- A 250 – 500 words Personal Statement explaining why you would like to be considered for the SQIL program. Your statement should include a brief description of your background, your area of professional interest, how this course will impact your career as well as the institution and country where you work.
- A letter of recommendation from a department/division head/director/chair or supervisor: The letter should address your suitability for the program and support your attendance at the workshops.
Many applicants find the process easier to complete on a desktop or laptop computer due to the length of the required personal statements and the required document upload.
Tuition Fees & Tuition Reduction
Early admissions tuition: $11,900
Standard tuition: $12,900
The full cost of attendance for each participant will vary based on airfare, accommodation, meals, and educational materials.
For qualified program candidates, limited tuition support is available in the form of 25% to 50% tuition reductions. Tuition reductions are awarded to students based on merit and eligibility. No assistance is provided for workshop travel, program materials, or other course-related expenses. The following support options are available for this course:
Harvard Medical School Tuition Reduction
Harvard Medical School will provide tuition reduction to candidates of high merit who are citizens and current residents of low-to-middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank.)
Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research
The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) can offer tuition support to a limited number of selected candidates in the form of tuition reductions. Reductions will be provided at no more than 50% of tuition. Priority is given to candidates from the United Arab Emirates, but candidates from the GCC and MENA region*, and candidates living and working in the GCC and MENA region, regardless of nationality, will also be considered. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and financial need. To apply for DHFMR support, please select this option on your application.
*The GCC and MENA Region includes: Algeria | Bahrain | Djibouti | Egypt | Iraq | Israel | Jordan | Kuwait | Lebanon | Libya | Morocco | Oman | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Syria| Tunisia | United Arab Emirates | West Bank and Gaza | Yemen
Payment Methods & Refunds
1. Credit Card (Preferred)
Credit card payments are accepted through your application/registration account. Please refer to your tuition invoice for complete payment details.
2. Wire Transfer
Reference "HMS SQIL- student last name" - in the memo section of the wire
Please wire funds in US dollars to:
Bank Name: Bank of America
Bank Address: 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110
WIRE ABA#: 026009593
SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N
Account Name: President and Fellows of Harvard College
Account #: 9372639404
(Reference "HMS SQIL- student last name")
Please inquire with your bank about any fees associated with sending a wire transfer, including any fees from an intermediary bank. Applicants are responsible for all associated wire transfer fees and should increase the total amount transferred to cover tuition and fees in full.
3. Check payable to Harvard Medical School
(Mail to this address:)
Safety, Quality, Informatics and Leadership Program
Postgraduate Medical Education
Harvard Medical School
4 Blackfan Circle, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02115
4. Cash payment is not accepted.
Email confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of your paid registration. Please provide the email address that you check frequently.
We regret that we are unable to provide refunds should an applicant register then be unable to attend the program. A full refund will be given should the program be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. Notification of cancellation will be provided at least 30 days prior to the program’s start.
Notice of Admittance
We will acknowledge receipt of all registrations and maintain all registration information in strict confidence. Qualified registrants are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Registrants will be notified within three weeks of receipt of registration regarding program admittance.
Students can expect to hear a decision on their application within four to six weeks from the date all application materials were submitted.
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