The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), in a joint task with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London (KCL), has developed an MSc Global Mental Health course for diligent medical students and practitioners.
Applicants must be nationals of, and ordinarily resident in, one of the following countries:
Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa
Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
South America: Nicaragua, Peru
Applicants applying from other countries for this particular scholarship scheme will not be considered.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries (as specified by the Home Office – UKVI) must meet the minimum English Language Requirements.
Duration and Reward
Every successful applicant will be entitled to:
Full tuition fees at the KCL overseas fee rate
A stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,400
Allowance of GBP 500 for MSc project expenses.
Shortlisted candidates for the scholarship funding will be invited for interviews, held in person, by telephone, or through video conferencing (Skype/Zoom).
The deadlines for applications to be considered for the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Global Mental Health Scholarships are:
For KCL Admissions application: 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 14 February 2021
For Scholarships application: 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 21 March 2021
Interviews will typically be held in the first half of May 2021.
Notification of the final result of your application will be made and communicated by Tuesday 1 June 2021.
Method of Application
To apply for this funding, applicants should complete both steps outlined below by the deadlines outlined above:
1) Apply to study for the MSc Global Mental Health program, with all required documents, through the King’s College London online application portal by 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 14 February 2021.
2) Make available an online application, selecting this scholarship option from the drop-down menu on or before 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 21 March 2021.
The scholarship application must include the following uploaded documents (either of the next two)
Proof of your application submission for MSc in Global Mental Health for 2021-21 (This can be a PDF document or screenshot of your submission confirmation email dated on or before Sunday 14 February 2021); or
Letter of Offer from KCL, for 2021-22 MSc Global Mental Health program; and
English Proficiency score results if you have this already. (If you do not yet have relevant English proficiency score results, these must be obtained and submitted before 23:59 (BST) on Wednesday 26 May 2021).
For any queries about the application process, scholarship requirements, or application deadline, please contact the LSHTM Scholarships team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org