Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships for MSc Global Mental Health in UK, 2017-2018

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is offering up to four Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships or MSc Global Mental Health. Applicants from non-English speaking countries (as specified by the Home Office – UKVI) must meet the following English Language Requirements if shortlisted for this funding: 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.  The application deadline is 28th January 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn MSc Global Mental Health at King’s College London.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at King’s College London.
Scholarship Provider: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Applicants must hold an offer of admission to the MSc Global Mental Health commencing in 2016-17.
-A strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of, and have been ordinarily resident in, low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants who have extensive work or volunteer experience in low- and middle-income countries.
-Applicants from non-English speaking countries (as specified by the Home Office – UKVI) must meet the following English Language Requirements if shortlisted for this funding: 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) can apply for these scholarships. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants who have extensive work or volunteer experience in low- and middle-income countries.

Scholarship Description: janseen scholarshipLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is offering up to four Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships to students accepted onto the 2016-17 MSc Global Mental Health. Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, a living expense stipend of GBP 15,298.00 and an allowance in the summer for project expenses. The MSc Global Mental Health is a joint programme provided by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. The course 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.

Number of award(s): Up to four Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover?  Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, a living expense stipend of GBP 15,298.00 and an allowance in the summer for project expenses.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews, which may be held in person or by telephone or Skype. Interviews will only be conducted with applicants who have provided the necessary proof of meeting the English Language Requirements.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Submit an application to the MSc through the King’s College London online application portal
-Submit a completed Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarship application form to the Scholarships Team at LSHTM.
Note: If you are shortlisted for this funding, you will be required to provide proof of your English language proficiency by submitting a copy of your IELTS test results to the Scholarships Team at LSHTM at that time.

Scholarship application form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th January 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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