Positive Action for Children (PACF) scholarship for students from countries in sub-Saharan Africa

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must
  • be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and
  • intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and
  • have 2 years experience working in any function (board, staff, volunteer etc.) within a grassroots community based organisation with a focus on HIV/AIDS and/or public health intervention. The selection committee consider a grassroots community organisation to be a non-profit group that work with local communities in delivering HIV/AIDS and/or public health interventions. Applications are encouraged from volunteers, youth group leaders, peer-support group leaders who are delivering locally based interventions.
  • confirm (by submitting an application for this scholarship) that s/he would not otherwise be able to pay for their proposed programme of study, and
  • agree to undertaking a 3 month placement with PACF, in their London office, during the summer (whilst simultaneously undertaking their MSc project); and
  • meet the School’s minimum English language requirements, as required for admission to study, if short-listed; and
  • hold an offer of admission for 2018-19 for one of the following London-based MSc programmes of study:
  1. MSc Control of Infectious Diseases
  2. MSc Epidemiology
  3. MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing
  4. MSc Public Health
  5. MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health
  6. MSc Public Health for Development
More info at https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/fees-funding/pacf-scholarships-2018-19