2024-25 LSHTM First Generation Scholarship


LSHTM has been delivering online learning programmes since 1998 – as a mode of study, distance learning allows students to work flexibly, offering them the opportunity to study regardless of their circumstances

The Award

 There is two (2) LSHTM First Generation Scholarship available for entry in 2024-25. 

This scholarship provides full tuition fees.

Eligibility criteria

This scholarship is open to applicants intending to commence study on a distance learning programme at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2024-25. The recipients will be expected to finish their respective programme within five years of registration.

You will not be eligible for the First Generation scholarship if you already have a master’s degree, or a qualification that’s equivalent, such as an integrated master’s degree, or a qualification that’s higher than a master’s degree, such as a PhD.

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • meet minimum English language requirements;
  • hold an offer of admission for 2024-25 for one of LSHTM’s 6 distance learning MSc programmes of study;
  • the first in their family to enter higher education, meaning where neither of the applicant’s mother or father (biological, adoptive or foster) or guardian(s) had graduated with a university degree (that is, a BA or BSc qualification or higher) before the applicant was aged 18.

The selection panel will also give preference to those applicants who are in the categories below: 

  • Black ethnicity
  • Care experienced
  • Care giver
  • Disabled
  • Estranged from family
  • Refugee or asylum seeker

How to apply  

All applicants who meet the criteria above will automatically be considered for these scholarships when making their application to study via the University of London website.

You should submit an application to study for 2024-25 for an eligible MSc programme of study,

Application notes   

  • All applicants being considered for this funding are agreeing to the general terms and conditions for LSHTM scholarships.
  • Please note that all applications will only be reviewed and processed after the deadline. All applications that are submitted before the deadline will be considered equally, regardless of submission date.
  • Decisions are expected to be reached, and the successful applicants notified, by 24 May 2024.

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