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2021-22 Amanda Jaclyn Berger Research & Travelling Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to honour the memory of Amanda Berger, who was a student on the London-based MSc Public Health in 2011-12.  

This scholarship, with a total award value of GBP 3,000.00, is intended to help fund research and travel costs associated with the MSc projects of MSc Public Health students. The total funding may be awarded to a single student or split between up to 6 students (minimum award amount of GBP 500.00).

Eligibility for funding

This scholarship is only open to students currently registered on the intensive MSc Public Health programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. (It is not available to students registered on MSc Public Health for Development.)

Funding is only available for projects on non-communicable diseases in a low- to middle-income country (LMIC), as per the World Bank list. This funding can be used to contribute towards the costs of travel, costs in the field, and/or laboratory and other expenses of those conducting a lab project. Please note: this scholarship should not support payments for research assistants and/or field staff.

Students returning to their (LMIC) home-country for the MSc project may apply for this travelling scholarship as long as their project is not desk-based.

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 paragraph outlining how you hope to use the work undertaken in your project in the future.

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.