LSE-Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development


London School of Economics and Political Science-Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development

LSE is pleased to announce the Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development scholarship for the 2019/20 session.

The MSc in Health and International Development programme will award a full scholarship to one student per year, for 3 years starting in 2019/20. 

Funded by the Wellcome Trust, these scholarships will support the very best students seeking a career in health-related social science research.  


This scholarship is open to all applicants to the MSc in Health and International Development programme.  

The first will be awarded for entry to the 2019 session.

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of both financial need and academic merit.

Scholarship amount

These scholarships are part of a grant secured from Wellcome to support the MSc programme. The scholarship value is a maximum of £31,088 for the 2019/20 session.

This will cover the full fees for the programme and the remainder can be used for living costs.

The amount remaining for living costs will vary depending on fee classification. For either a UK or EU fee candidate the stipend will be £17,000 for an overseas fee candidate it will be £9,344.

Scholarship recipients will also be able to apply for up to £3,333 research funding to support their dissertation research.

How to apply

To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2019, you must:


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by 5pm UK time on 26 April 2019.

Please complete Section G: Personal Statement of the Graduate Financial Support Application Form in order to be considered for any other LSE Scholarships for which you meet the criteria. If you only wish to be considered for the Graduate Support Scheme, you do not need to complete the personal statement.

The outcome to your Graduate Support Scheme application will be displayed after you have received an offer. Successful applicants selected for other LSE Scholarships or awards will be notified by email by the end of July 2019.


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