UK:Janssen Phamaceutica Masters Scholarships for Global Mental Health

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Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded to study MSc in Global Mental Health.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree level at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

Scholarship Provider: The Centre for Global Mental Healt
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Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:
-Residents of all nationalities are eligible
-Applicants must hold an offer of admission to the MSc in Global Mental Health commencing in 2014/15.
-A strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of and have been ordinarily resident in, low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants from other backgrounds.
-Applicants from non-English speaking countries must meet the following English Language Requirements: 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities can apply for these scholarships. But strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of and have been ordinarily resident in low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years.

Scholarship Description: King’s College London & the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is offering Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships up to three students accepted onto the 2014-15 M Sc in Global Mental Health. The MSc in Global Mental Health is a joint programme provided by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. The course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health policies and/or programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. These skills and knowledge will make it possible for students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, public health, policy and practice as they relate to the discipline of global mental health.

Number of award(s): Three scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for three years.

What does it cover? Each scholarship will cover full overseas tuition fees and a living expense stipend of £14,000.

Selection Criteria:Not Known

 Notification: Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews, which may be held in person or by telephone or Skype.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by e-mail. In order to be considered applicants must:
Submit evidence of English language proficiency
Submit two references through the KCL online application portal. Please advise your referees that you are applying for a scholarship as well as for admission to the course.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st May 2014.

 

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