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2021-22 Bayer Research and Travel Grant for Vector Control Research

Bayer has provided generous donations to LSHTM over a number of years, to support students registered for one of the following intensive MSc programmes of study:

GBP 28,433.15 is available for award in 2021-22.

This funding is available to students undertaking an MSc project in vector research. The project of successful applicants should focus on vector control specifically rather than on targeting other components of vector-borne disease control (e.g. chemotherapy, vaccines etc).

This funding is only available for the costs associated with a student’s MSc project, including travel or any activity associated with the project.

Students awarded this funding will be required to send a one-page report to the donor thanking them for their support, summarising how they have used the funds, and updating the donor on the MSc project.

How to apply

Applicants must submit, in a single email (or OneDrive shared folder), to the Scholarships team:

  • a completed 2021-22 Current MSc Students’ Scholarships Application Form, and
  • a full budget of projected costs for the MSc project (which should include justification for costs, and highlight which costs are to be covered by the scholarship (as well as show details of how other costs will be covered) – as shown in our example budget), and
  • a project outline of no more than two A4 sides (which should include background/introduction and rationale, aims and objectives, method details, anticipated impact of the project, and how this funding will be used to accomplish the project’s aims), and
  • a justification for requiring this extra funding, above ITD bench fees (max 500 words).

Incomplete applications will not be considered for this funding.

By submitting an application for this funding applicants agree to its Terms & Conditions.

Please note that all applications will only be reviewed and processed after the deadline. All applications that are submitted before the deadline will be considered equally, regardless of submission date.  

The deadline for receipt of complete applications is 23:59 (BST) on Wednesday 4 May 2022.