Postgraduate funding

Janssen Phamaceutica Scholarships for Global Mental Health

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    All Nationalities
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to the MSc in Global Mental Health commencing in 2015/16.
    • A strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of, and have been ordinarily resident in, low and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants from other backgrounds.
    • Applicants from non-English speaking countries must meet the following English Language Requirements: 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.
    • Applicable subjects
      Global Mental Health

    Application details

    Applications may be submitted
    18-Nov-2014 until 01-May-2015

    Information about the funding

    King's College London & The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is offering Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships to as up to three students accepted onto the 2015-16 MSc in Global Mental Health.

    The MSc in Global Mental Health is a joint programme provided by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. The course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health policies and/or programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. These skills and knowledge will make it possible for students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, public health, policy and practice as they relate to the discipline of global mental health.

    Value of award
    Each scholarship will cover full overseas tuition fees and a living expense stipend of £14,000.

    Application procedure
    In order to be considered applicants must:

  • Submit a completed Scholarship application form to:
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency
  • Submit two references through the KCL online application portal. Please advise your referees that you are applying for a scholarship as well as for admission to the course.

  • Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews, which may be held in person or by telephone or Skype.

    The deadline for applications is 01 May 2015. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Contact details

    For further information about the course, please see the online prospectus:
    or the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine website:

    Funding provider
    The Centre for Global Mental Health

    Please note the database is updated regularly but is a guide only and not a guarantee of funding nor an exhaustive list of all funding available.

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