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Funding available for current students

The funding listed here is for students registered on London-based programmes.  Please review this page carefully to ensure that you don’t miss any potential funding.

Funding for current MSc students

We will email ‘Noticeboard@lshtm.ac.uk’ with information about new funding, and also your TSO Team Manager asking that they forward information via their mailing list/s.

2018-19 Amanda Jaclyn Berger Research & Travelling Scholarship
2018-19 Bayer Research and Travel Grant for Vector Control Research
2018-19 David Bradley Travel Grant
2018-19 Helena Vrbova Scholarship
2018-19 Neil Davis Memorial Scholarship
2018-19 Trust Funds

Funding for current research students (MPhil/PhD and DrPH)

We will email ‘Noticeboard@lshtm.ac.uk’ with information about new funding, and also your RDM (Research Degree Manager) and DrPH Administrator (where applicable) asking that they forward information on to you.

2018-19 DrPH OPA Travelling Scholarships
2018-19 Helena Vrbova Scholarship
2018-19 Doctoral Project Travelling Scholarship

Funding from organisations outside the School

This is to give students an idea of what alternative sources of funding may be available, please note that this is not an exhaustive list and we would encourage all students to undertake their own research. The scholarships team do not administer any of the following funding and are therefore unable to answer queries regarding these, please contact the organisations directly. 

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 

The RSTMH grants support early career clinicians and scientists from all disciplines of global health, and from any country. Further information on RSTMH grants.  

The Horowitz Foundation Grants for Social Policy Research

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy awards support scholars in the final stages of their PhD - that is in their research and dissertation preparation after their proposal has been approved by their committee. Further information on Horowitz Foundation grants.

Chadwick Travelling Scholarships and Fellowships

The Chadwick Trust was set up in 1895 under the provisions of the will of Sir Edwin Chadwick to promote research into public health engineering.  The Trust's objective is to encourage students in the study of public health.

The Trust awards travelling funds annually to students of UCL or the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to enable them to visit, investigate and report on a current public health problem.

Fellowships of up to GBP 5,000.00 for MPhil/PhD students and up to GBP 2,500.00 for Masters students are awarded annually to any postgraduate student at UCL or the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine registered at the time the Fellowship is utilised. 

Further information on Chadwick Trust Scholarships and Fellowships.

The Colt Foundation Fellowships in Occupational/Environmental Health

Each year the Colt Foundation offers Fellowships to a small number of students for research into some aspects of occupational or environmental medicine. The research would be expected to lead to a PhD degree.

For further information, see the Colt Foundation website.

The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Trust

Postgraduate PhD students, whether from overseas or from the UK, may be awarded a grant to help meet tuition costs, but only in respect of the last year of their course. Grant cheques will not be paid to the applicant but to the University.

Application forms and further information is available from The Ferguson Trust website.

The Peel and Rothwell Jackson Postgraduate Travelling Fellowships

The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust offer travelling fellowships. The aim of the fellowships should be research, advanced study, or the acquisition of a new clinical skill unlikely to be available in the UK.

Further information on Peel and Rothwell Jackson Postgraduate Travelling Fellowships.

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Scholarships 

The Daiwa Scholarship is open to UK graduates in any subject apart from Japanese Studies. It is a unique, 19 month programme of language, study, work placement and homestay in Japan, following a month of Japanese language tuition in the UK. The Scholarship covers tuition fees and  living expenses amongst other benefits. Further information on the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese website.

Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) provides approximately 15 annual awards ranging from £2,000 to £5,000 to Canadian students pursuing academic and artistic postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom. Further information on CCSF awards.

Alternative Funding Guide to Postgraduate Funding Gateway

The Postgraduate Funding Gateway is an online resource for current and prospective students. School students can register to access this resource.