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MA Scholarships for Sub Saharan African Students at LSHTM in London 2019-2020

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MA Scholarships for Sub Saharan African Students at LSHTM in London 2019-2020

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering three scholarships 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 GBP 16,950.00.

Eligibility for Funding

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must:

  1. be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and
  2. intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and
  3. confirm that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the proposed programme of study by submitting the Supplementary Questions Form with tick-box checked; and
  4. meet the School’s minimum English language requirements; and
  5. hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level, and
  6. hold an offer of admission for 2019-20 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.


is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, the constituent college of the University of London that specialises in public health and tropical medicine. On successful completion of their studies, its students gain a University of London degree. The institution was founded in 1899 by Sir Patrick Manson, after a donation from the Indian Parsi philanthropist B.D. Petit. Since its foundation it has become one of the most highly placed institutions in global rankings in the fields of public health and infectious diseases.


Djibouti, Comoros, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia
Country of residence
Djibouti, Comoros, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia
Both gender
Health, Cultural Exchange & Languages, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
United Kingdom
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences
Educational Level
Required Languages
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