Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund For Masters Studies for Sub Saharan African Students 2017

Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund For Masters Studies for Sub Saharan African Students 2017

Deadline: September 30, 2016

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 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.

Eligibility

Candidates should only apply to the university of their choice when they have been awarded a scholarship. Candidates applying for an Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc scholarship must meet the following criteria.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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). The standard of English needed to pass the tests is high and is in line with the level of English required by the UK Border Authority in order to issue a student visa.
  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

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

Scholarship Award

Up to four awards will be made each year for the period 2010 to 2017. Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses.

An award will only be made on condition that the candidate meets the criteria set for entry on the course for which they have applied.

How to Apply

Follow complete application instructions here.

For more information, visit ALN Scholarships.

2 Comments

  1. Mohamud Isak Ali

    September 22, 2016 at 12:31 PM

    I graduated foculty of health sceince department for nursing in 2016.I would-like-to-apply-in-these-masters-program. plz contact me, my gmail thankx. mudhi.143@gmail.com

  2. Esak Delil

    October 26, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    hello I am Esak Delil from Ethiopia I am very very interested to study medicine in UK and I have BSc digree from Haramaya university If I get the chance this is my contact adress 0913873110

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