2018-19 Neil Davis Memorial Scholarship

Travelling Scholarship - MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing

This scholarship has been established to honour the memory of Neil Davis (a student at the London School 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 2,000.00, 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 2 to 5 students.

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 MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

How to apply

Applicants must submit, in a single email to Scholarships:

  • a completed Neil Davis Memorial Travel Scholarship Application Form, and
  • a project outline (no more than 2 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 budget outlining projected costs for the MSc project.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Incomplete applications include those with missing supplementary information or documentation as listed above.

By submitting an application for this funding applicants agree to its Terms & Conditions.

The deadline for receipt of complete applications is midnight (BST) on Tuesday 30 April 2019.