Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students

The Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Scholarship Programme is now open. This scholarship is intended to support students from Sub-Saharan Africa who will be undertake MSc Program in relevant studies either at the School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health (TMGH), Nagasaki in Japan or London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in UK. The deadline is 31 August 2018.

Award Value
Typically this scholarship is fully-funded scholarship.

Level and Area of Studies
Master degree medical fields.

Place of Study
In Japan or UK.

Eligibility and Criteria
LSHTM: Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine must:

  • be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
  • be fluent in English. If the applicant’s first language is not English or if the studies at university have not been conducted wholly in the medium of English candidates must take and pass one of the approved internet-based tests (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English) (http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/prospectus/english.html). The standard of English needed to pass the tests is high and is in line with the level of English required by the UK Border Authority in order to issue a student visa.
  • have a first or upper second class BSc degree or equivalent from an established university in a relevant area of science (a medical degree is not essential),
  • usually have had at least two years’ prior research experience in an area relevant to the study of infectious diseases, and
  • have the support of the head of their institution for undertaking their chosen course.

Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki, must:

  • be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
  • be fluent in English,
  • have obtained an MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification from a recognised university,
  • have had at least two years of clinical experience following graduation.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only African students are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Please follow the application instruction at the link below.

Submission Deadline
31 August 2018.

Website and Application Link