LSHTM GSK 2024 Scholarships for African Students

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Three scholarships are available to foster the training and advancement of future leaders in global health, aimed at bolstering health systems and health-related research in Africa. These scholarships, offered for a one-year, full-time, face-to-face MSc program at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), are highly competitive.


  • For the academic year 2024-25, each scholarship covers:
  • Tuition fees encompass mandatory field trip expenses.
  • A tax-exempt stipend (living allowance) totaling GBP 19,500.00.


  • Eligibility for these scholarships mandates that applicants:
  • Hold nationality in countries within sub-Saharan Africa and reside there.
  • Plan to return to sub-Saharan Africa after completing the MSc year at LSHTM.
  • Confirm your financial inability to fund the proposed study program via the Scholarships Application Form.
  • Satisfy LSHTM’s minimum English language criteria.
  • Possess a first-degree qualification at a level equivalent to first- or upper-second-class.
  • Secure an offer of admission for 2024–25 in one of LSHTM’s intensive MSc programs based in London.

Documents Needed for Application:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume.
  • Academic Transcripts.
  • Supplementary Questions Form

Application Process:

The application comprises two steps. For consideration for the funding opportunity, applicants need to satisfy all eligibility criteria and complete both steps outlined below by the scholarship deadline of 23:59 (GMT) on Monday, March 4, 2024.

  • Step 1:

Apply for the 2024–25 London-based MSc program of study, following the instructions provided in the ‘How to Apply’ section on the relevant program of study page.

  • Step 2:

Within your application to study, ensure to select the scholarships you are applying for under the ‘FUNDING DETAILS’ section of the application form. It is crucial to opt for the GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders during your application; failure to do so will result in exclusion from consideration for this funding. Additionally, attach a completed Scholarships

Application Form to your Step 1 application for study. This form must be uploaded as part of your application submission. It serves as the sole scholarship attachment required, considering that applicants should have already submitted references, transcripts, a CV, etc., as part of their study application.

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Application Deadline: March 4, 2024

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