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GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders in UK 2021/2022

Good news! GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders is currently open. There are 3 scholarships provided to support the training and growth of the next generation of leaders in global health, and strengthen the capability of health systems and health-related research in Africa.

Application Deadline: 28th February 2021 23:59 (GMT)

Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan Africa

To be Taken at (country): UK

Applicants anticipating to study for a year, full-time, London based MSc program at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM can find these scholarships are accessible).

Type: Masters

Eligibility for GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders

To be eligible for GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders, applicants must:

  • be residents of, and live in, nations in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • aim to go back to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at LSHTM;
  • endorse that they would not otherwise be capable of paying for the proposed program of study by submitting the supplementary questions form with tick-box checked;
  • meet LSHTM’s minimum English language requirements;
  • have a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level; and
  • have an admission offer for 2021-22 for one of LSHTM’s 19 London-based MSc program of study.

Precedence will be given to candidates who show (in their application documentation) the potential to make noteworthy contributions to public health and/or health-related research in Africa.

Number of Awards: 3

Benefits of GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders

Each scholarship will cover:

  • tuition costs, including any compulsory field trip fees; and
  • a tax-free stipend (living stipend) of GBP 17,400.00.

Duration of Program: 1 year

GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders – How to Apply

Candidates accomplish the steps below by the scholarship deadline.

Step 1

Start an application for 2021-22 for a London-based MSc program of study, based on instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the appropriate program of study page.

Ensure you note that if you are applying for admission to LSHTM and are admitted, you will be requested to pay a deposit within 28 days. If anyone is targeting to apply for a scholarship at LSHTM, please contact the Admissions Team via email within this 28 day period, stipulating the name of this scholarship and the expected decision date. This must be continual for every scholarship for that you are applying for. The admissions team will then apply an extension to the deposit deadline to equate the decision deadline of the scholarship.

Step 2

Make available an online scholarships application, choosing ‘2021-22 GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders’ option from the drop-down menu. Concluded supplementary questions form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application. This is the only attachment obligatory in step 2 (as candidates should have already submitted references; transcripts; CV etc. with their application for study).

If you any applicant has inquiries about the application procedure, scholarship prerequisite or application deadline, please reach our Scholarships team: [email protected]

If you come across any technical problems whilst utilizing the online scholarships submission form, in the first instance please try clearing your browser cache and make certain that you are utilizing the up-to-date version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari. If this does not solve your technical issue, please reach LSHTM’s IT Services team, providing your complete name; the scholarship that you are applying for; and the technical problem that you have encountered. Ensure to affix a screen shot where possible [email protected].

GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders is currently open. There are three scholarships are provided to aid the training and growth of the next generation of leaders in global health, and reinforce the capacity of health systems and health-related research in Africa. Applicants anticipating to study for a year, full-time, London based MSc program at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM can find these scholarships are accessible).

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