Deadline : May 21, 2020 .
Apply for the Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarships at LSHTM 2020The Janssen Global Mental Health Scholarship Fund was launched in 2012 through a generous donation from Janssen Pharmaceutica. For the academic year 2020-2020, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering up to four Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarships.
Historically, the MSc Global Mental Health course is a joint programme provided by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London (KCL). The programme of study aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health programmes and/or policies in low-resource settings, as well as to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. These skills and knowledge will make it possible for students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, policy and practice as they relate to the discipline of global mental health.
Eligible candidates can benefit from the following provisions
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering up to four Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarships to students accepted onto the 2020-21 MSc Global Mental Health programme.
Each scholarship will covers the following:
- You will receive full tuition fees at the KCL overseas fee rate;
- You will receive a stipend (living allowance) of GBP 17,175.00
- You will receive an allowance of GBP 500.00 for MSc project expenses.
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To be considered for the program, you must fulfill the following conditions
- Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa
- South east Asia: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
- South America: Nicaragua, Peru
To apply for the MSc Global Mental Health programme, you will have to meet the following criteria
- An upper second-class honours degree of a UK university or a registerable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme.
- A background in a mental health-related field is desirable but not essential.
- Applications with an appropriate technical qualification or equivalent qualification and experience from overseas are also welcomed.
- Any student who does not meet the minimum entry requirement above but who has relevant professional experience may still be eligible for admission.
- If your first language is not English you must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which you have applied
- Submit an application for study for the MSc Global Mental Health programme, with all required documents
- Submit an online scholarships application, selecting this scholarship option from the drop-down menu by 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 22 March 2020. Also remember to apply the following uploaded documents
- Proof of your application submission for MSc in Global Mental Health for 2020-21 (this can be a PDF document or screenshot of your submission confirmation email dated on or before 16 February 2020) OR
- Letter of offer from KCL, for 2020-21 MSc Global Mental Health programme; and English proficiency score results (if you have these already).