Fully funded Masters scholarships announced by UK, hurry up time is fast approaching
UK has made an announcement of Fully Funded Masters Scholarships and the students from developing countries are eligible to apply. These scholarships are being offered by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Fund and are only for Master’s degree to be conducted in the UK for the academic year 2020-2021. The scholarship offers the students – full tuition fee, research project fees, annual living stipend and study trip grant. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Fund scholarship has been made possible by the generous support from philanthropic donors. This fund is being supported by hundreds of friends and alumnus. The purpose of this fund is to train the next generation of global health leaders by endowing the talented eligible applicants with scholarships. This year’s scholarship will be awarded to qualified students who need financial support to carry on their studies at LSHTM, UK. These scholarships are available to only those applicants who intend to study an eligible one-year, full-time Masters of Science degree program at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) UK, academic year 2020/21.
There are plenty of fields available to make your applications for. The students may check their required field from the official link below:Available Fields
Eligible Countries for the Scholarship:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Albania, American Samoa, Argentina, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Bangladesh, , Belize, Belarus Benin, Bolivia, Bhutan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Brazil, Burkina Faso and Burundi.
Cambodia, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Colombia, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’ivoire, Costa Rica and Cuba.
DR Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia and Fiji.
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The Gambia, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, , India, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, and Kenya.
Kiribati, Kosovo, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Lesotho, Lao, Libya, Lebanon Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mongolia, Mozambique and Myanmar.
Namibia, Nepal, Nauru, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niger, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Romania, Philippines, Russian, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe.
Serbia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, St Lucia, , Sudan, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Tajikistan, Syria, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Thailand, Tonga, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turkey and Tuvalu.
Uganda, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Venezuela, West Bank & Gaza, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe
You need to follow the below criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:
- Granted an admission for academic year 2020/2021 from LSHTM for an eligible Masters of Science program.
- Citizens/nationals and residents in a low to middle income country indicated among the eligible nationalities above.
- Show proof in writing that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the chosen course of study at LSHTM
- Be willing to return to their own country up on completion of studies at LSHTM
- Have an English language score required by LSHTM for admission purposes
- Graduated with a bachelors degree with either a first or upper second class
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Fully Funded Masters Scholarships at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Fund in UK for 2020-201 are highly competitive and the selection committee will need to focus on below while making the selection:
- Students’ qualifications
- Students’ experience
- Potential in career
- Potential to make significant contributions to public and global health or research
Fully Funded Masters Scholarships cover the following:
- Tuition fees for the academic year 2020/2021
- Facilitation for any mandatory field trips
- A tax-free annual living allowance (GBP 17,175)
- A Masters of Science summer project allowance (GBP 2,000)
How to Apply?
For making an application for the scholarship, students need to follow 2 steps.
First you need to choose an eligible course of study for 2020/2021 and then submit your application. But be cautious to read How to Apply page on the scholarship website before you lodge your application. Besides, you should make it sure that all necessary supplementary admissions documents required by LSHTM should be submitted through the Admissions Portal.
Now is the time to submit your online scholarships application by selecting the option ‘2020/2021 LSHTM Fund Scholarship’ from the drop-down menu found in the application portal. Do check the supplementary questions which you should answer and upload as part of this application.
Deadline for Application:
You need to submit your application by 12th February 2020.