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GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders in sub-Saharan Africa 2022/2023 (Fully-funded to study in UK)

GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders 2022/2023: 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.

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Application Deadline: 27th February 2022 23:59 (GMT)

Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan Africa

To be Taken at (country): UK

About the GSK Scholarships: 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).

Type: Masters

Eligibility: To be eligible for these GSK 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 2022-23 for one of LSHTM’s 19 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.

Number of Awards: 3

Value of GSK Scholarships: Each scholarship will cover:

  • tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,633.00.

Duration of Program: 1 year

How to Apply for GSK Scholarships: The application process has two steps. To be considered for the funding, applicants must meet all eligibility criteria and complete both steps outlined below by the scholarship deadline of 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 27 February 2022.

  • Step 1
    Submit an application for 2022-23 for a London-based MSc programme of study, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the relevant programme of study page.
  • Step 2
    Submit an online scholarships application, selecting this scholarship option from the drop-down menu. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application. This is the only attachment required in Step 2 (as applicants should have already submitted references; transcripts; a CV etc with their application for study).

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