The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the UK invites qualified candidates from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to apply for the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to one successful candidate who wishes to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Health for Development at LSHTM.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (informally the LSHTM) is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.
The LSHTM won the 2009 Gates Award for Global Health established by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and received $1 million in prize money. The award recognises organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to improving global health.
In 2015 and 2016, US News Best Global Universities Rankings ranked the LSHTM as 3rd in the world for social sciences and public health, ranking behind only Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities. The School also ranked 29th in the world for clinical medicine, 20th for immunology and 39th for microbiology, contributing to an overall ranking of 114th in the world, 38th in Europe and 10th in the UK.
1. Full-time overseas tuition fees for 2017-18 (including the mandatory field trip fee).
2. Flights from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom, and return on expiry of the scholarship (to be booked by the Scholarships team in Registry).
3. A tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,500.00
1. Have been accepted onto the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course.
2. Be a citizen of one of the following sub-Saharan African or South Asian countries: Afghanistan; Angola; Bangladesh; Benin; Botswana; Bhutan; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Republic of Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Djibouti; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; India; Ivory Coast; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Maldives; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nepal; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Rwanda; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
3. Be proficient in the English Language.
Note: Preference will be given to those applicants with experience and/or interest in the area of water, sanitation, hygiene and public health.
March 31, 2019
1. Submit an application for study for the MSc Public Health for Development, via the School’s Admissions portal.
2. Submit a Scholarship Application, via the School’s Online Scholarship Application, indicating that you are applying for the 2018-19 Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship. As part of this application you should upload.
3. Applicants should be aware that their application for this scholarship award may be considered alongside the documents submitted for their application to the MSc Public Health for Development course.
Incomplete applications will not be considered for this funding. Please note that Scholarship documents must be uploaded to the Scholarships Portal before submission.
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