Wellcome Award for Global Health & Social Justice MSc

King’s College London
Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 March 2020 (Annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2020

Brief description:

King’s College London is making available 1 full scholarship to applicants for the Global Health & Social Justice MSc course for studies commencing September 2020. The scholarship seeks to provide students with an opportunity to prepare for a career at the intersections of global health, anthropology, ethics, philosophy and public policy. It is funded by the Wellcome Trust with additional support from the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy.

Host Institution(s):

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King’s College London

Field(s) of study:

MSc in Global Health & Social Justice

Number of Scholarships:


Target group:

All nationalities of students who wish to pursue careers in global health, anthropology, ethics, philosophy or public policy.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship will cover all (UK/EU or international) tuition fees for the Global Health & Social Justice MSc. Scholarship recipients will also receive:

1. A stipend for living fees of £17,000.
2. Research allowance for their dissertation (up to £1,500) and
3. Funds to support collaborating local research partners (up to £1,000)

The successful student will be expected to coordinate a Global Health Career Pathway Speaker Series (six to eight over the year), for which a fund of £833 will be available to reimburse speakers for their travel costs.


All applicants, irrespective of nationality, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. However, applicants from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and from groups historically under-represented in postgraduate courses are especially encouraged to apply as the scholarship aims to help build a cohort of strong and diverse global health leaders.The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and degree of motivation and commitment to understanding and addressing global health inequalities.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

There is no separate application procedures for the scholarship. Those who have submitted a complete application for the Global Health & Social Justice MSc course by 31 March 2020 will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

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


Official Scholarship Website: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/ghsm/postgraduate/scholarships

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