Application is now open for interest students looking for 2020/2021 academic session scholarships, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is offering TEN Commonwealth Shared Scholarships awards scheme for Students from Developing Commonwealth Countries. EIGHT for MSc (Masters) Public Health for Eye Care programme and TWO for MSc (Masters) Public Health for Development programme.
The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme are intended to enable talented and motivated individuals/students to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development. The aim of the scholarship scheme is to contribute to development needs of lower income Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom (UK).
Eligible Commonwealth countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuata, Zambia
LSHTM Commonwealth Shared Scholarship will be taken in United Kingdom (UK)
About LSHTM Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Awards:
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the University of London which specialises in public health and tropical medicine.
- This year, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is offering eight awards under the CSSS ‘Strengthening health systems and capacity’ theme for MSc (Masters) Public Health for Eye Care programme.
- This year, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is offering two awards under the CSSS ‘Strengthening health systems and capacity’ theme for the MSc (Masters) Public Health for Development (PH4D) programme.
Eligibility: Applicant must
- be a native of or be granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person,
- be continually and permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country,
- be available to start your academic studies in the UK at the start of the 2020-21 academic year (September 2020),
- hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a lower second class level plus a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree) by October 2020,
- be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue their proposed course of study and meet the School’s English language proficiency requirements at the time of application,
- not have studied for one (1) academic year or more in a high income country,
- not have worked for one year or more in a high income country,
- confirm in writing (via CSCUK application) that neither they nor their families would otherwise be able to pay for study in the United Kingdom (UK),
- confirm in writing (via CSCUK application) that they will return to their home country within one month of the end of their award program.
Scholarship Type: Masters
Value of the Award: Each scholarship award will provide:
- MSc (Masters) Public Health for Eye Care tuition fees (at the overseas fee rate);
- GBP 1,362.00 monthly maintenance stipend;
- GBP 431.00 warm clothing allowance;
- GBP 200.00 study travel grant;
- GBP 225.00 thesis grant;
- CSCUK-approved airfare from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom (U.K), and return home at the end of the award;
- Visa and associated costs (including Tuberculosis test fees, when required by UK Visas & Immigration);
- Excess baggage allowance for return home.
Number of Scholarships Awards: 10
How to apply
To apply for this funding, all applicants must:
(a) MSc Public Health for Development Programme
- submit a complete application for study for 2020-21 MSc (Masters) Public Health for Development; and
- submit a complete CSSS application for funding via the CSCUK’s (Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom) online application system before the funding deadline.
(b) MSc Public Health for Eye Care Programme
- submit a complete application for study for 2020-21 MSc Public Health for Eye Care; and
- submit a complete CSSS application for funding via the CSCUK’s online application system before the funding deadline.
Application Deadline Date: 18th December 2019.
Before applying for any of these scholarships, it is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpages (see link below)
For MSc Public Health for Eye Care programme
For MSc Public Health for Development programme
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