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Apply for the 2020-21 GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders

Brief Description

Three 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 MSc programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Award details

Each scholarship will cover: 

tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees; anda tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,175.00.


To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must: 

be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at LSHTM; 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; meet LSHTM’s minimum English language requirements; hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level; and hold an offer of admission for 2020-21 for one of LSHTM’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.

Deadline is 12 February, 2020

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