GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders in Africa 2021/22 (fully funded)

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Application is open to the GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders 2021-22.

The GSK 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 (face-to-face) MSc programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

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.

Benefits

The scholarship covers

  • tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees; and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,400.00.
Eligibility

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 LSHTM; and
  • confirm that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the proposed programme of study by submitting the supplementary questions form; and
  • meet LSHTM’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 2021-22 for one of LSHTM’s 19 London-based MSc programmes of study.
Application Process

The application process has two steps.

  1. Submit an application for 2021-22 for a London-based MSc programme of study, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the relevant programme of study page.
  2. Submit an online scholarships application, selecting ‘2021-22 GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders’ option from the drop-down menu. A completed supplementary questions form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application.
Deadline: February 28, 2020

For more information and application, visit the official site.

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