London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Jeroen Ensink Full Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries

Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Public Health
Course Level: Graduate (MSc)
Provider: LSHTM
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has established the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship in honor of Jeroen Ensink.

The Jeroen Ensink Memorial scholarship is offered to support students from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia who are committed to improving public health in developing countries and wish to undertake the MSc Public Health for Development course.

Applications for this scholarship to the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course is announced, and eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.

Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship

To be eligible for a scholarship under this fund, applicants must:
  • have been accepted onto the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course; and
  • be a citizen of one of the below-listed sub-Saharan African or South Asian countries.
Preference will be given to those applicants with experience and/or interest in the area of water, sanitation, hygiene and public health.

Applicants must meet the School’s minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements if shortlisted for this funding.

Selection Criteria:
Applicants must submit a statement of motivation with their scholarship application to be considered for this funding, even though they may have already submitted a statement with their application for admission. You may choose to tailor this statement for the funding (and therefore submit something different to your standard MSc course application statement).

Your application for this scholarship award may be considered alongside the documents you have submitted for your application to the MSc Public Health for Development course.

Eligible groups
Citizens of the following sub-Saharan African or South Asian countries:

Afghanistan; Angola; Bangladesh; Benin; Botswana; Bhutan; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Republic of Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Djibouti; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; India; Ivory Coast; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Maldives; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nepal; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Rwanda; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Participating Institutions
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London; UK

Fields of study
Masters level course in Public Health (MSc Public Health for Development)

Number of awards
One scholarship will be awarded for the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of the course -- one year

Scholarship benefits
A full scholarship covers:
  • full-time overseas tuition fees for 2017-18 (including the mandatory field trip fee), and
  • flights from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom, and return on expiry of the scholarship (to be booked by the Scholarships team in Registry), and
  • a tax free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,500.00.
Method of Application
Applicants should follow both steps outlined before the scholarship deadline: i). Submit an application for study for the MSc Public Health for Development, via the School’s Admissions portal; AND ii). Submit a Scholarship Application, via the School’s Scholarship Application portal, indicating that you are applying for the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship.

The MSc Public Health for Development Course Directors will assess all applications for suitability for the course. Successful applications (i.e. those with applicants who will be made an offer of admission) will be considered for the Scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered for this funding.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Applications and all necessary supporting documents must be received by 17.00 (GMT) on Sunday 2 April 2017 at the latest.

The short-listing and final selection will be made by a committee. If deemed necessary, the committee may request a short telephone interview with prospective candidates as part of the selection process. All decisions taken by the committee will be final and there is no provision for appeal.

The successful applicant and short-listed reserve candidates will be notified of the decision by 1 June 2017.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (informally the LSHTM) is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London. It was founded by Sir Patrick Manson in 1899 and is one of the most prestigious institutions in the world in the fields of public health and infectious diseases, ranking highly in both national and international league tables.

Application Deadline: 2 April 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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