LSHTM – UK is offering a scholarship program to those interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based sexual and reproductive health programmes and policies in sub-Saharan Africa and other low- and middle-income settings.
The SRHP&P Scholarship fund aims to contribute to strengthening sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2022
Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa
Number of Awards: 39
Duration of Awards: 12 months full-time or 24-36 months part-time.
Eligibility: To be eligible for these competitive scholarships, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- Be nationals of, and ordinarily resident in, a sub-Saharan African country, as defined by the World Bank.
- Have submitted an application for the online MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming programme, with all required supplementary documents.
- Have worked either in sexual and reproductive health field or other health-related field(s) in any sub-Saharan Africa country for a minimum of two years.
How to Apply: To apply for this funding, prospective applicants should complete both steps outlined below by the deadline of 23:59 (BST) on Tuesday 17 May 2022.
Submit an application for study for the MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming, with all required supplementary documents, via the LSHTM admissions portal.
A full list of required application documents and information can be found on the LSHTM Before you apply (MSc) page.
In the funding section of the programme application form, please select ‘MSc SRHP&P Scholarships’ from the drop-down menu in the Scholarship & Funding section.
Submit an online scholarships application for the ‘2022-23 MSc SRHP&P Scholarships’ (which will show as an option from the drop-down menu).
For this application, the only document/s that must be uploaded onto the Scholarships portal (before the application is submitted) is/are:
- A completed MSc SRHP&P Scholarship supplementary question form for this scholarship.
- Prospective students who wish to continue to be in paid employment during the study period are strongly encouraged to do the MSc part-time and are strongly encouraged to also submit a letter from their current employer to confirm that the applicant is permitted to study full-time for approximately 40 hours a week, including attending about 6-12 hours of synchronous live sessions per week (or at least 2.5 days per week for 24-months part-time or 1.5 days per week for 36-months part-time study).
These are the only attachments required in Step 2 (as applicants should have already submitted references; transcripts; a CV with their application for study).