Type of Funding
The MSc Global Mental Health course, which is held jointly by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London (KCL), offers the Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarships to students from eligible developing countries who wish to apply for the programme for AY 2019/2020.
The MSc Global Mental Health programme of provides students with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health programmes and/or policies in low-resource settings, as well as to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. Attending this programme will enable students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, policy and practice in respect of the field of global mental health.
Eighteen scholarships will be provided under the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Fund, which will provide an additional 18 scholarships over the next 5 years. This is an annual award until 2022 (for 2022-23 academic year).
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering up to 4 Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarships to students accepted onto the 2019-2020 MSc Global Mental Health programme. Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees at the KCL overseas fee rate, a stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,950 and an allowance of GBP 500 for MSc project expenses.
Applicants must be nationals of and resident in the following countries: Rwanda; Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; South Africa; Thailand; Indonesia; Philippines; Vietnam; Peru; Nicaragua.
Applicants for the scholarship must hold an offer of admission to the MSc Global Mental Health commencing AY 2019-2020. Applicants from non-English speaking countries (as specified by the Home Office – UKVI) must meet the minimum English Language Requirements.
Applications are to be done online by 24 March 2019.