BSMS Global Health Scholarship 2016-17 for International Applicants in UK

BSMS announces a number of scholarships for students admitted to full-time Master’s degree in Global Health at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research for the academic year 2016-17.

The scholarships are funded by BSMS, and confirm the emergence of the Global Health department as a national and international leader in global health research, practice and PG study. The BSMS Global Health scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic and/or professional merit and financial need.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for master’s degree program


Study Subject: Scholarship is tenable in global health


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Scholarship Award

Variable for 1 year; the scholarship provides two £2,500 awards towards tuition fees to UK and EU students or one £5,000 award towards tuition fees to International (non-UK/EU) students

Nationality: UK/EU and international applicants can apply for the scholarships


A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honors degree or equivalent in any Global Health-related subject (e.g. anthropology, development studies, sports, nursing, political sciences, psychology, pharmacy, etc.) or the successful completion of at least three years’ basic medical science at a UK medical school (having gained at least 360 credits)

English Language (IELTS):  A minimum score of 7, with no less than 6.5 in each section

Selection Criteria

The BSMS Global Health scholarships are available for admission in 2016 only and will be awarded on the basis of academic and/or professional merit and financial need

How to Apply

You must first apply for admission to the M.Sc. in Global Health course via our Online Application Process (see ‘apply here’ section)

You will need your applicant number to complete the BSMS Global Health Scholarship application form

The completed application form should be submitted as a single Word document saved as a PDF and sent via email to Dr Mei Trueba ([email protected]) by 02.00 pm on 30th June 2016 (UK time). The subject of your email should read BSMS Global Health Scholarship

Successful candidate(s) will be notified by 28th July 2016

Important Dates

Scholarship Applications are due on 30th June 2016

BSMS Teaching Building

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