Lalji PfAL Scholarship for Sub-Saharan Africans at London School of Economics

London School of Economics
Masters Degree

Deadline: 4 March 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2016

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Through the continuing generous support of the Lalji family and the Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) Foundation, LSE is delighted to announce that it is making available a significant scholarship fund for bright African students applying to the eligible Masters programmes for the 2016/17 academic year.

Host Institution(s):

Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Level/Field of study:

Confirmed eligible programmes:

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Students from across the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. The following applicants are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • • Applicants who have not previously studied outside Africa
  • • Applicants from Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda.
  • • Applicants from Nigeria and Ghana, particularly those with interest in public sector careers

Scholarship value/inclusions:

A full scholarship will cover fees and living costs, but the value for each student will be assessed according to financial need.  All Lalji PfAL Scholarship recipients will benefit from an additional study seminar series plus automatic enrolment into the PfAL@LSE leadership programme which takes place throughout the year.


In order to be considered for one of these awards, you must have a bachelor’s degree and meet the minimum entry requirements for LSE’s graduate programmes.  You can find details specific to your country/region here. (Click on a country/region, then choose the country where you took your degree qualification. Click on the flag to access specific country requirements).

Application instructions:

If you meet the entry requirements, please complete a PfAL Phase 1 application form.  If your initial application is approved then you are eligible to apply for one of the selected MSc programmes (Phase 2) and complete a financial assessment form (Phase 3).   Only Phase 1-approved candidates holding an offer of a place on one of the approved MSc programmes will be assessed for an award. The FINAL DEADLINE for Phase 1 – Pre-Application is 23:59 GMT on Friday, 4 March 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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