Apply for the GSK/London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Scholarships for Future Health Leaders

Background

Three scholarships are offered to support the training and development of the next generation of leaders in global health, and strengthen the capacity of health systems and health-related research in Africa.

These highly competitive scholarships are available to applicants intending to study on a one-year, full-time, London-based MSc programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Award details

Each scholarship will cover:

  • tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees; and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,175.00.

Eligibility for funding

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must:

  • be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at LSHTM;
  • confirm that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the proposed programme of study by submitting the supplementary questions form with tick-box checked;
  • meet LSHTM’s minimum English language requirements;
  • hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level; and
  • hold an offer of admission for 2020-21 for one of LSHTM’s 18 London-based MSc programmes of study.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate (in their application documentation) the potential to make significant contributions to public health and/or health-related research in Africa.

How to apply

Applicants should complete both steps below by the scholarship deadline.

Deadline

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 (GMT) on Wednesday 12 February 2020.

Decisions are expected to be reached, and the successful applicants notified, by 29 May 2020.

For more information about this opportunity and to apply, visit the official website here.

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