2019-20 Jocelyn Hughes Malaria and Research Travel Grant

This scholarship was established with a legacy donation from Jocelyn Hughes. The Jocelyn Hughes Malaria & Research Travel Grants are intended to support students undertaking research to beat malaria, the disease from which her husband Richard Hughes died in 1992.

Successful candidates will be made awards as follows:

  • Up to a maximum award of GBP 2,000.00 for MSc students 
  • Up to a maximum award of GBP 5,000.00 for research degree students

Eligibility for funding

This scholarship is open to suitably qualified postgraduate research (PhD) or Masters (MSc) students whose research is directed towards malaria. Applicants must be registered as a full time London-based student at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Field and lab costs beyond those covered by bench fees will be considered for applicants who are currently registered on an MSc programme at the School.

How to apply

Applicants must submit, in a single email to the Scholarships team (

  • a completed 2019-20 Jocelyn Hughes Malaria & Research Travel Grant application form; and 
  • a project outline (no more than 2 A4 sides) which should include:
    • background/introduction and rationale; and 
    • aims and objectives and methods used; and 
    • a timetable; and 
    • a fully costed budget plan with justification, highlighting which costs are to be covered by the scholarship, and confirming any other funding.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Incomplete applications include those with missing supplementary information or documentation as listed above.

By submitting an application for this funding applicants agree to its terms and conditions.

The deadline for receipt of complete applications is 23:59 (BST) on Sunday 17 May 2020. (Please note that this deadline has been amended: the original advertised deadline date was Sunday 26 April 2020, but this was extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic).