2017 LSHTM Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund MSc Scholarship in Public Health, UK

  • Master
  • 2 April 2017

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is pleased to offer Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship to study in the UK. Applicants must be a citizen of the sub-Saharan African or South Asian countries.
London School’s mission is to be a world-leading school of public and global health, working closely with partners in the UK and worldwide to address contemporary and future critical health challenges.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.


To be eligible for a scholarship under this fund, applicants must:
  • have been accepted onto the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course; and
  • be a citizen of one of the following sub-Saharan African or South Asian 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; SĂŁo TomĂ© and PrĂ­ncipe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with experience and/or interest in the area of water, sanitation, hygiene and public health.
  • Applicants must meet the School’s minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements if shortlisted for this funding.


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One scholarship will be awarded for the 2017-18 MSc Public Health for Development course.
A full scholarship covers
  • full-time overseas tuition fees for 2017-18 (including the mandatory field trip fee), and
  • flights from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom, and return on expiry of the scholarship (to be booked by the Scholarships team in Registry), and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,500.00.


Applicants should follow both steps outlined below by the scholarship deadline.
Step 1: Submit an application to study for the MSc Public Health for Development, via the School’s Admissions portal.
Please ensure that all the necessary supporting documents have been uploaded to your study application before the Scholarship deadline. Applicants are encouraged to communicate with their referees as early as possible in the application process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their references have been submitted by the scholarship closing date.
Step 2: It is not possible to complete this step yet. Please monitor this web page closely and as soon as the scholarship application system is available this page will be updated.
Submit a Scholarship Application, via the School’s Scholarship Application portal, indicating that you are applying for the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship.
As part of this application, you should submit
  • a complete Curriculum Vitae (CV), and
  • a statement of the motivation of no more than 1,000 words. Your statement of motivation should address the following:
  • A brief biography of your life and career
  • Your reasons for choosing the MSc Public Health for Development
  • Your future plans and ambitions in the field of public health.

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