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GSK Scholarships for future Health Leaders 2019/2020 | Opportunity for young Africans fully funded to London

Are you a leader from sub-Saharan and you want to improve your knowledge of global health? The GSK scholarships for future Health Leaders are offering three scholarships 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.

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.

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GSK Scholarships for future Health Leaders


Each scholarship will cover tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and, a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,950.00.

Eligibility for Funding

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and 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; and meet the School’s minimum English language requirements; and hold a first degree at either a first or upper second class equivalency level, and hold an offer of admission for 2019-20 for one of the School’s 18 London-based MSc programmes of study.

Applicants who will demonstrate in their application documentation, the potential to make significant contributions to public health and or health-related research in Africa will be considered first.
How to Apply

Applicants should complete both steps below by the scholarship deadline.

Step 1: Here you have to submit an application for 2019-20 for a London-based MSc programme of study. Applicants should ensure that all necessary supplementary documents (including references) are submitted via the School’s Admissions Portal by the scholarship deadline.

Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting this scholarship option from the drop-down menu by the scholarship deadline. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application.

If you have any questions about the application process, scholarship requirements or application deadline, please contact the Scholarships team on


The scholarship deadline is midnight (GMT) on Wednesday 13 February 2019.

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