GSK scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa for MSc study at LSHTM – deadline 18 February

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.

Award Details

Each scholarship will cover

  • tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP16,750.00.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must

  • be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and
  • intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and
  • confirm in writing that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the proposed programme of study; and
  • meet the School’s minimum English language requirements; and
  • hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level, and
  • hold an offer of admission for 2018-19 for one of the School’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.

 

The scholarship deadline is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 18 February 2018.

https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/fees-funding/gsk-scholarships-future-health-leaders-2018-19

 

 

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