MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy and Programming Scholarships LSHTM 2022-2023

MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy and Programming Scholarships LSHTM 2022-2023

MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy and Programming Scholarships LSHTM 2022-2023

MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming is a new 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 sub-Saharan Africa and other low- and middle-income settings.

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The organization Founded in 1899 at the London Docks, LSHTM is now based in Bloomsbury, where it has two main sites at Keppel Street and Tavistock Place, and additional sites in The Gambia and Uganda. Today, our staff, students and alumni work in government, academia, international agencies and health services across the world.

Scholarship summary:

Category: Masters

Organization: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Country To Study: –

School To Study: –

Course To Study: Not Specified

Application Deadline: May 17, 2022

Aim and Benefits of MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy and Programming Scholarships

The MSc SRHP&P Scholarship fund aims to contribute to strengthening sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa. Scholarships awards, which are tenable at LSHTM, are available for 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years.

Each scholarship will cover:

  • Full tuition fees at the LSHTM low- and middle-income country fee rate (GBP 17,000.00), 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.

P.S: This scholarship does not provide a living allowance or stipend.

Eligibility criteria for MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy Scholarships 2022

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 the sexual and reproductive health field or other health-related fields (s) in any sub-Saharan African country for a minimum of two years.

The programme is 12 months full-time or 24-36 months part-time.

Full-time (12 months)

Full-time students are expected to study approximately 40 hours per week including about 6-12 hours of synchronous learning per week during the teaching term. Live synchronous lectures and class sessions usually take place Monday-Friday between 9.30 am and 5 pm in UK time. Students are also required to attend all live sessions, group work and undertake self-led study each week.

Part-time (24 or 36 months)

Students can study part-time by studying for two or three days per week during the teaching term and spreading all the modules required to complete a master’s programme over two to three years. There are no evening or weekend classes. Depending on module selection, students may be required to attend for different days in each term.

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Application Deadline: May 17, 2022

Applicants will be notified of the final outcome of their application during the week beginning 27 June 2022.

The deadline for acceptance is Friday 8 July 2022.

Application process:

To apply for this funding, prospective applicants should complete both steps outlined below by the deadline of 23:59 (BST) on Tuesday 17 May 2022.

Step 1

Submit an application for study for the MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming, with all required supplementary documents, via the LSHTM admissions portal.

A full list of required application documents and information can be found on the LSHTM Before you apply (MSc) page.

In the funding section of the program application form, please select ‘MSc SRHP&P Scholarships’ from the drop-down menu in the Scholarship & Funding section.

Step 2

Submit an online scholarship application for the ‘2022-23 MSc SRHP&P Scholarships’ (which will show as an option from the drop-down menu).

For this application, the only document/s that must be uploaded onto the Scholarships portal (before the application is submitted) is/are:

A completed MSc SRHP&P Scholarship supplementary question form for this scholarship.
Prospective students who wish to continue to be in paid employment during the study period are strongly encouraged to do the MSc part-time and are strongly encouraged to also submit a letter from their current employer to confirm that the applicant is permitted to study full-time for approximately 40 hours a week, including attending about 6-12 hours of synchronous live sessions per week (or at least 2.5 days per week for 24-months part-time or 1.5 days per week for 36-months part-time study).
These are the only attachments required in Step 2 (as applicants should have already submitted references; transcripts; a CV with their application for study).

For more details, visit LSHTM website.

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