Fully Funded MSc in Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom

Expires on: 03/01/2024

  • Fields
    • Public Health
    • Science
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor


MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming is an online programme developed and delivered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the University of Ghana School of Public Health (UGSPH).

This programme is primarily targeted at those interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based sexual and reproductive health programmes and policies in low- and middle-income settings with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa.

Scholarship awards
The MSc SRHP&P Scholarship fund aims to contribute to strengthening sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa. There are 50 scholarship awards available for 2024-25 academic year.

Each scholarship will cover:

Full tuition fees at the LSHTM low- and middle-income country fee rate (GBP 17,850.00), and
A one-time allowance of GBP 1,000.00 for IT equipment and/or internet costs and/or other learning costs. The allowance is primarily intended to be a contribution to IT costs so that students have regular access to a computer and a reliable internet service to ensure effective online learning. Applicants are expected to check that they can meet the IT requirements and information for this programme of study before submitting an application. Where no IT costs or support are required a student may use this allowance for other learning costs.
Please note that this scholarship does not provide a living allowance or stipend.

Eligibility for funding
To be eligible for these competitive scholarships, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

Be nationals of, and ordinarily resident in, a sub-Saharan African country (as defined by the World Bank).
Have submitted an application for the online MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming programme, with all required supplementary documents.
Have worked either in sexual and reproductive health field or other health-related field(s) in any sub-Saharan Africa country for a minimum of two years.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds who meet the MSc entry requirements and the scholarship eligibility criteria, including applicants working in a Ministry of Health.

For some scholarships preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of, and ordinarily resident in, the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania.

How to apply
The application process has two steps. To be considered for the funding, applicants must meet all eligibility criteria and complete both steps  by the scholarship deadline of 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 01 March 2024. 

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