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2021-22 Neil Davis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to honour the memory of Neil Davis (a student at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine until his death in 2015) by assisting students whose work embodies the values and interests which Neil followed in his own life and career, namely finding new and creative ways to help low- and middle-income countries to adopt sound financial planning policies and practices.

This scholarship, with a total award value of GBP 2,574.00, is intended to help fund research and travel costs associated with the MSc projects of students on the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing course. The total funding may be awarded to a single student or split between up to 5 students (minimum award value of GBP 500.00).

Preference will be given to students whose work focuses on Cambodia, South-East Asia, Nigeria and Malawi, or whose areas of research include malaria, cancer, health finance, and micro-business development.

Eligibility for funding

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

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.