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Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded for the MSc Public Health for Development program.
A full scholarship covers
Full-time overseas tuition fees for 2021 (including the mandatory field trip fee), Flights from the student’s home country to the United Kingdom, and return on expiry of the scholarship (to be booked by the Scholarships team in Registry), and
A tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,950.00
Eligibility for Funding
To be eligible for a scholarship under this fund, applicants must:
Have been accepted onto the MSc Public Health for Development course; and
Have demonstrated a commitment to WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene); and
Be a citizen of one of the following sub-Saharan African or South Asian countries:
Afghanistan; Angola; Bangladesh; Benin; Botswana;
Bhutan; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic;
Chad; Comoros; Republic of Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Djibouti; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; India; Ivory Coast; Kenya;
Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Maldives; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nepal; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Rwanda; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Seychelles;
Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
Preference will be given to those applicants with experience or interest in the area of water, sanitation, hygiene, and public health.
Applicants must meet the School’s minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements if shortlisted for this funding.
how To Apply
Applicants should follow both steps outlined below by the scholarship deadline.
Step 1: Submit an application for study for the MSc Public Health for Development, via the School’s Admissions portal.
Please ensure that all the necessary supporting documents have been uploaded to your study application before the Scholarship deadline.
Applicants are encouraged to communicate with their referees as early as possible in the application process, notifying them of this deadline.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their references have been submitted by the scholarship closing date.
Step 2: Submit a Scholarship Application, via the School’s Online Scholarship Application, indicating that you are applying for the 2019-20 Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship. As part of this application, you should upload
A complete Curriculum Vitae (CV), and A statement of motivation of no more than 1,000 words.
Your statement of motivation should address the following:
A brief biography of your life and career, clarifying your commitment to WASH, and your reasons for choosing the MSc Public Health for Development, and Your future plans and ambitions in the field of public health.
Applicants must submit both a CV and a statement of motivation with their scholarship application to be considered for this funding, even though they may have already submitted a statement with their application for admission.
Applicants may choose to tailor this statement for the funding (and therefore submit something different to their standard MSc program application statement).
Applicants should be aware that their application for this scholarship award may be considered alongside the documents submitted for their application to the MSc Public Health for Development program.
If you encounter any technical difficulties whilst using the online scholarships application form, in the first instance please try clearing your browser cache and ensure that you are using the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari.
If this does not fix your technical issue, please contact the School’s IT Services team, providing your full name; the scholarship that you are applying for; and the technical issue that you have encountered. Please also attach a screenshot where possible. firstname.lastname@example.org