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2021-22 Dr Ijeoma Ejekam Idaresit Fund Scholarships

This scholarship has been established to honour the memory of Dr Ijeoma Ejekam Idaresit, an alumna of LSHTM, who passed away in tragic circumstances in 2020 and who was passionate about supporting maternal health in Nigeria and across West Africa.

This scholarship, with a total award value of GBP 2,000.00, is intended to help fund research and travel costs associated with MSc projects of students on the intensive MSc Public Health programme. The total funding may be awarded to a single student or split between up to 4 students (minimum award value of GBP 500.00).

Eligibility for Funding

This scholarship is open to students currently registered on the intensive MSc Public Health programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Students must be West African nationals (with their LSHTM student record showing one of the following nationalities: Benin, Burkino Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo). Preference will be given to students from Nigeria, and students with an interest in maternal health and/or mental health.

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).

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.