Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship Fund 2016/2017 for African Scientists to study in the UK (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: September 30th 2016

The ALN scholarship fund is a source of support for African scientists wishing to undertake a Master’s degree related to the control of infectious diseases in Africa.

Eligibility Requirements:

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). 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.

NEKKEN

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

Application Procedure

All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by end February 2017.

Application procedure summary

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Step 1 – Register

Enter your details to create an account with ALN

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Step 2 – Activate your account

You will receive a confirmation email. Click on the link in this email and login to the ALN web site to activate your account.

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Step 3 – Complete the application form

Log in (if not already done so) and click ‘Start application in the header to complete your application.

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Step 4 – Submit your application

You may only submit your application form once to ALN. To submit the form tick the box ‘Submit to Secretariat’ and click ‘Save’.

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Step 5 – Confirmation

A message will appear confirming that your form has been submitted successfully. You will also receive an email confirming that your application has been received by the ALN secretariat.

Step 6 – Wait

You wil receive an email from the selection committee about your application by end February 2017.

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ALN Scholarship Fund 2016/2017 for African Scientists

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