Africa London Nagasaki Master’s Scholarships

Thursday, August 29, 2013
The ALN scholarship fund is a source of support for African scientists wishing to undertake a Master’s degree related to the control of infectious diseases in Africa.


The awards will support a candidate to undertake an MSc at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Priority will be given to candidates at an early stage of their scientific career.

An award will only be made on condition that the candidate meets the criteria set for entry on the course for which they have applied. The application deadline is 27th September 2013.

Eligibility
Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine must:
Be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
Be fluent in English. If the applicant’s first language is not English or if the studies at university have not been conducted wholly in the medium of English candidates must take and pass one of the approved internet-based test (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English) The standard of English needed to pass the tests is high and is in line with the level of English required by the UK Border Authority in order to issue a student visa.
Have a first or upper second class BSc degree or equivalent from an established university in a relevant area of science (a medical degree is not essential),
Usually have had at least two years’ prior research experience in an area relevant to the study of infectious diseases, and
Have the support of the head of their institution for undertaking their chosen course.



Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki must:
Be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
Be fluent in English,
Have obtained an MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification from a recognized university,
Have had at least two years of clinical experience following graduation.

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