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Mansfield Memorial Fund Medical Scholarship Program 2019

Mansfield Memorial Fund Medical Scholarship Program 2019

We are very pleased to inform interested persons that applications are now open for the Mansfield Memorial Fund Medical Scholarship Program 2019.This award is an amalgamation of two awards: the Mansfield Aders Scholarship and the Avebury Memorial Fund. Dr Walter Mansfield Aders, Economic Biologist to the Government of Zanzibar, died in 1934. A bequest to the School endowed a scholarship in medical entomology and parasitology, which was known as the ‘Mansfield Aders Scholarship’.

The Avebury Memorial Fund was a subscription fundraised to provide a memorial for Lord Avebury (1834-1913) who was the Vice Chancellor of the University of London from 1872 to 1880. The award was used for scholarships or research, especially in entomology.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies and continuing education in public and global health.

The School has an international presence and collaborative ethos and is uniquely placed to help shape health policy and translate research findings into tangible impact. They have 3,000 staff and more than 4,000 students in over 100 countries, all working with a collective purpose to improve health worldwide.

Their mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

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. Today, our staff, students and alumni work in government, academia, international agencies and health services across the world.

The school has 3,000 staff working in over 100 countries, including at two MRC Units in The Gambia and Uganda which joined LSHTM in February 2018. Their outstanding, diverse and committed staff make an impact where it is most needed, deploying research in real time in response to crises, developing innovative programmes for major health threats, or training the next generations of public and global health leaders and researchers.

Value

This full-time one-year studentship provides full tuition fees (at the UK/EU rate), including mandatory field trip fees.

Eligibility
This funding opportunity is open to all applicants who hold
an offer of admission for 2019-20 entry for MSc Medical Parasitology or MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and
have been assessed as ‘Home’ for tuition fee purposes (shows on the Offer of Admission).

APPLICATION METHOD
To be considered for this funding, you must submit an MSc Online Application for either of the eligible MSc courses, along with all necessary supporting documentation, by the funding application deadline. There is no separate scholarship application process – all eligible candidates will be considered for this funding.
For scholarship purposes, applications submitted without all the necessary supporting documents are considered incomplete. Any applications that do not have all the necessary supporting documents at the scholarship deadline will be considered incomplete and therefore ineligible for this funding.
Please note that if you are successful in obtaining an award, you must agree to abide by the relevant Terms & Conditions.

Visit the Official Website of the Mansfield Memorial Fund Medical Scholarship Program 2019 for more details

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