Fully funded Scholarship for MSc program- The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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Fully funded Scholarship for MSc program- The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Fully funded John Stephenson Scholarship for MSc program- The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Fully funded John Stephenson Scholarship for MSc program- The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is currently accepting applications for John Stephenson Scholarship to pursue MSc program for the academic year 2018-2019. Nationals of low to middle-income countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

It is intended to support an excellent candidate who would be unable to take up a place of study without this financial support. London School’s mission is to be a world-leading school of public and global health, working closely with partners in the UK and worldwide to address contemporary and future critical health challenges. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading center for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. This scholarship has been created in recognition of John Stephenson, and the dedication he has shown to the School throughout his term on Council. It is intended to support an excellent candidate who would be unable to take up a place of study without this financial support. This scholarship is open to applicants intending to study on a one-year, full-time, London-based MSc programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2018-19.

Award Details

The scholarship will cover

  • 2018-19 tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP16,750.00, and
  • a MSc summer project allowance of GBP 2,000.00.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must

  • be nationals of, and resident in, low to middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank); and
  • intend to return to a low to middle income country 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 (as required by the School’s Admissions system); and
  • hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level; and
  • hold an offer of admission for 2018-19 from the School for one of the eligible MSc programmes of study (please see application notes below for eligible courses).

The selection panel awarding this highly competitive scholarship will consider applicants’ experience and qualifications and potential, looking for those with the greatest potential to accelerate in their career and make significant contributions to public and global health, and/or health-related research (following a year’s study at the School).

How to Apply

Applicants should complete both steps below by the scholarship deadline.

Step 1: Submit an application for 2018-19 for an eligible MSc programme of study, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the relevant programme of study page. Applicants should ensure that all necessary supplementary admissions documents (including references) are submitted via the School’s Admissions Portal by the scholarship deadline.

Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting this scholarship option 2018-19 Scholarships (Andrée Carter & John Stephenson) from the drop-down menu. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application. This is the only attachment required in Step 2 (as applicants should have already submitted references, transcripts, and a CV as part of their application for study).

If you encounter any technical difficulties whilst using the online application system please contact LSHTM ITby email, providing them with your full name; the scholarship that you are applying for; and the issue that you have encountered. Please attach a screen shot of the difficulty.

Application notes

  • The eligible MSc programmes of study, for the purpose of this award, are the 15 London-based MSc programmes offered by, and administered by, the School. This scholarship is not available for our distance learning programmes or for our joint programmes with KCL (MSc Global Mental Health) or RVC (MSc One Health; MSc Veterinary Epidemiology).
  • Applicants who have already submitted a completed 2018-19 London-based MSc application and/or have been made an Offer of Admission should apply for the scholarship by completing the scholarship application (Step 2 above) and submitting this by the scholarship deadline.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for this funding. Incomplete applications include those with missing supplementary documentation at either/both Steps 1 and 2 above. Both the application to study and the scholarship application must be complete by the scholarship deadline.
  • By applying for this funding applicants agree to its Terms & Conditions.

Deadline

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

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