Wellcome Award MSc In Health And International Development

Scholarship Description:

LSE is pleased to announce the Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development scholarships. They commenced in 2019 and applications are now open for the 2020/21 session. The MSc in Health and International Development programme will award a full scholarship to one student per year, for 3 years, entry in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, these scholarships will support the very best students seeking a career in health-related social science research.

Degree Level:

Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development is available to undertake Masters level programs at London School of Economics.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Health
  • international development studies

Scholarship Benefits:

These scholarships are part of a grant secured from Wellcome to support the MSc programme. The scholarship value is a maximum of £31,088.This will cover the full fees for the programme and the remainder can be used for living costs.The amount remaining for living costs will vary depending on fee classification. For either a UK or EU fee candidate the stipend will be £17,000 for an overseas fee candidate it will be £9,344.Scholarship recipients will also be able to apply for up to £3,333 research funding to support their dissertation research.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to all applicants to the MSc in Health and International Development programme. The first award was made for entry to the 2019 session, you can now apply for funding for entry to the 2020 session. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of both financial need and academic merit.

Application Procedure:

To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2020, you must:

If you only wish to be considered for the Graduate Support Scheme, you do not need to complete Section G: Personal statement.

The outcome to your Graduate Support Scheme application will be displayed on the application tracker after you have received an offer. Successful applicants selected for other LSE Scholarships or awards like this one will be contacted by email thoughout May, June and July 2020.

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