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Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship Fund 2018/2019 for African Scientists to study in the UK (Fully Funded)

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Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship Fund 2018/2019 for African Scientists to study in the UK (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: August 31st 2018

The Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund is a scholarship fund set up to support African scientists to undertake a Master’s degree in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa.

The awards will support a candidate to undertake a Master of Tropical Medicine degree at the School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University, Japan or an MSc at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

Benefits:

  • Four of five awards will be made each year for the period 2010 to 2018. Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses.

Candidates applying for an Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc scholarship must meet the following criteria.

LSHTM

Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine must:

  1. be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
  2. 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 tests (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English) (http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/prospectus/english.html). 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.
  3. 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),
  4. usually have had at least two years’ prior research experience in an area relevant to the study of infectious diseases, and
  5. have the support of the head of their institution for undertaking their chosen course.

TMGH

Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki, must:

  1. be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
  2. be fluent in English,
  3. have obtained an MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification from a recognised university,
  4. have had at least two years of clinical experience following graduation,

Application Procedure:

  • Step 1 – Register
    Enter your details to create an account with ALN
    Create your account now.
  • Step 2 – Activate your account

    You will receive a confirmation email. Click on the link in this email and login to the ALN web site to activate your account.

  • Step 3 – Complete the application form

    Log in (if not already done so) and click ‘Start application in the header to complete your application.

  • Step 4 – Submit your application

    You may only submit your application form once to ALN. To submit the form tick the box ‘Submit to Secretariat’ and click ‘Save’.

  • Step 5 – Confirmation

    A message will appear confirming that your form has been submitted successfully. You will also receive an email confirming that your application has been received by the ALN secretariat.

  • Step 6 – Wait

    You wil receive an email from the selection committee about your application by end February 2019.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship Fund 2018/2019