King’s College London is inviting applications for Sir Halley Stewart Trust African MSc Palliative Care Scholarship. The scholarship is open for an African scholar to study at the Cicely Saunders Institute.

Brief Description: students from all over the world and these scholarships will benefit a student who for financial reasons would otherwise be unable to attend. The scholarship will fund the course tuition fees, travel, accommodation and living expenses.

Eligibility: To apply for the scholarship student must fulfil all the following criteria:

  • Students must have a first degree in medicine, nursing, allied health professions, life sciences, social sciences or other related subject awarded by a United Kingdom university or a recognised overseas university.
  • Students must be currently working in palliative care or palliative medicine in Africa – in clinical or social care, in practice or research.
  • Students must be able to achieve the English Language test standards required by King’s College London. This is currently assessed using IELTS scores, and a satisfactory score is 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in all four skills.
  • Students must be a citizen of an African country and currently resident in Africa.
  • There is no known reason why students should not be eligible for a UK student Visa. Students who have previously attended for the PG Certificate or PG Diploma are also eligible to apply for funding to complete the MSc.

Award Includes: The scholarship will fund the course tuition fees, travel, accommodation and living expenses.

Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing MSc programme.

Study Major: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Palliative Care.

Host Organization: King’s College London, UK

Number of Awards: There is one MSc scholarship available.

National/International Students: Citizens of Africa are eligible to apply.

Governing Body: King’s College London, UK

Application Procedure: MSc candidates must also apply online. Please send us the following:

  • CV (maximum 6 pages)
  • A letter of support from your current employer.
  • Personal statement (maximum 800 words) in support of your application, explaining your reasons for applying, what you hope to gain from the programme of study, your personal plans to improve the status of palliative care in Africa if you are successful in securing a scholarship, and your ability to complete the programme of study.
  • 2 references

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

For more details visit the official site.