2023-24 Toritse Orubu Scholarship

The Toritse Orubu Scholarship has provided donations over 10 years to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to support MSc projects undertaken by students from Nigeria.

This scholarship funding will provide an MSc student with financial assistance for activities relating to their 2023-24 MSc project, including travel and research costs.

Two awards will be made for GBP 500.00 per successful candidate

This scholarship is open to Master’s students currently registered on any of the intensive (London-based) MSc programmes of study at LSHTM. Unfortunately, it is not available to students registered on distance-learning programmes.

Eligibility for funding

To be eligible for this funding, applicants must:

  • Be registered on an intensive 2023-24 MSc programme of study.
  • Be registered for full-time study.
  • Preference will be given to students who are both nationals of and ordinarily resident in Nigeria.

How to apply

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

  • a completed 2023-24 Current MSc Students’ Scholarships Application Form (.xls). Please complete all four tabs of the excel document (Application Form, Project Outline, Budget, and Timetable):
    • The budget should provide a full list of projected costs for the MSc project, and include justification for the costs. Please highlight which costs are to be covered by the scholarship, as well as show details of how other costs will be covered.

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 29 May 2024.