Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Masters Degree

Deadline: 29 March 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2020

Brief description:

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is making available one Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship to support students from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia who are committed to improving public health in low- or middle- income countries and who wish to undertake the MSc Public Health for Development programme in AY 2020-21.

Host Institution(s):

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Field(s) of study:

Masters in Public Health for Development

Number of Scholarships:

1

Target group:

Students from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia who are committed to improving public health in low- or middle- income 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

Scholarship value/inclusions:

This is a full scholarship, which covers:

• full-time overseas tuition fees for 2020-21 (including the mandatory field trip fee);
• flights from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom, and return on expiry of the scholarship; and
• a tax free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,175.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the scholarship must:

• have been accepted onto the 2020-21 MSc Public Health for Development course;
• have demonstrated a commitment to WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene);
• be citizens of the ub-Saharan African or South Asian countries listed above;
• have lived in one of the abovementioned developing countries and worked in activities related to public health for a minimum of 2 years; and
• meet the LSHTM’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Application instructions:

Scholarship applicants must first submit an application for study for the MSc Public Health for Development online, via the LSHTM Admissions portal. They must then submit a Scholarship Application, via the LSHTM’s Online Scholarship Application portal, indicating that they are applying for the 2020-21 Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship.

Documents submitted for the application must include a a statement of motivation of no more than 1,000 words, which includes a brief biography of the applicant’s life and career, his/her commitment to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), the reasons for choosing the MSc Public Health for Development; and his/her future plans and ambitions in the field of public health Applications and all necessary supporting documents must be submitted by 29 March 2020.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/funding-scholarships/2020-21-jeroen-ensink-memorial-fund-scholarship

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