King’s College London in UK invites applications for all qualified students applying to the Global Health & Social Justice MSc to its wellcome award for global health and social justice in UK for the 2020/2021 academic session.
This scholarship scheme seeks to provide you with an opportunity to prepare for a career at the intersections of global health, anthropology, ethics, philosophy and public policy. It is funded by the Wellcome Trust with additional support from the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy.
It’s covering topics such as inequalities in preventable mortality, disability, climate change, reproductive rights, pandemic preparedness and access to health care across countries, it will help you to develop advanced skills in the critical analysis and possible solutions for global health inequalities.
Worth or Award
This scholarship will cover
- All (UK/EU or international) tuition fees for the Global Health & Social Justice MSc.
- A stipend for living fees of £17,000.
- Research allowance for their dissertation (up to £1,500)
- Funds to support collaborating local research partners (up to £1,000)
- The successful student will be expected to coordinate a Global Health Career Pathway Speaker Series (six to eight over the year), for which a fund of £833 will be available to reimburse speakers for their travel costs.
Eligibility of the Wellcome Award for MSc:
- This scholarship is open to all applicants to the Global Health & Social Justice MSc.
- The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and degree of motivation and commitment to understanding and addressing global health inequalities.
- They actively encourage applicants from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and from groups historically under-represented in postgraduate courses to help build a cohort of strong and diverse global health leaders.
How to Apply for the Wellcome Award for MSc:
- There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. If you have submitted a complete application by midnight (UK time) on 31 March in the given year, you will automatically be considered for the scholarship.
- A fully completed application includes a complete online application form and all supporting documents. This includes personal statements, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates where appropriate.
- All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.
- A departmental panel will decide the top candidate and award the scholarship.
- The successful candidate will be notified by 15 May at the latest in the given year.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until March 31st, 2020 by midnight (UK time)