2014/2015 Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship fund for African Scientists to study in the UK or Japan (US$50,000 )

Application Deadline: September 12 2014

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 scholarship funds a candidate to undertake an MSc in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK. Both residential and distance learning MSc courses are available at LSHTM. Candidates offered a course at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki will be required to reside in Japan for the duration of the course.

Award Worth:

  • The awards will support a candidate to undertake an MSc at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
  • Up to four awards will be made each year for the period 2010 to 2015.
  • Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses.
Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates applying for an Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc scholarship must meet the following criteria.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK (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).
  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.

 Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan  NEKKEN

Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagaski 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,

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship fund

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