Apply for GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders 2021-2022


Applications are open for the GSK Scholarships for Future Health Leaders 2021-2022.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies, and continuing education in public and global health. We have an annual research income of more than £180 million and are one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK.

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Three scholarships are offered 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.

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These highly competitive scholarships are available to applicants intending to study on a one-year, full-time, London-based (face-to-face) MSc programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

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Three scholarships are available for the 2021-22 academic year. Each scholarship will cover:

  • tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees; and
  • a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,400.00.


To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must:

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  • 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 LSHTM; and;
  • confirm that they would not otherwise be able to pay for the proposed programme of study by submitting the supplementary questions form; and
  • meet LSHTM’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 2021-22 for one of LSHTM’s 19 London-based MSc programmes of study.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate (in their application documentation) the potential to make significant contributions to public health and/or health-related research in Africa.

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Eligible Regions: Open for Sub-Saharan African Countries

To apply, visit their official website here



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