Johnson and Johnson Scholarship at LSHTM in UK 2021


The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is accepting applications for its Johnson and Johnson Scholarship award for Global Mental Health MSc program for the 2020/21 academic year.

The purpose of the program is to provide knowledge and skills to the candidates to start, grow and monitor mental health programs and/or policies in less resource settings, and also to carry out research and carry out critical assessments on global mental health. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is famous for its research, postgraduate programs and continuing education in public and global health.

The MSc Global Mental Health program is a joint program offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London (KCL).

See other Scholarships Opportunities

Engineering Scholarships at University of Toronto in Canada 2021

International Experience Awards in Canada 2021

Postdoctoral Research Program in Canada 2021

Felix Scholarship at University of Reading in UK 2021

Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy 2021/2023

SJU Theatre Company Scholarships for International Students in USA

University of Alabama Competitive international awards in USA, 2021

International Student and Housing Incentive Scholarships at University of Pittsburgh, USA

The Janssen Global Mental Health Scholarship award Fund was created in 2012 through a substantial endowment from Janssen Pharmaceutica (part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies). In 2018, the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship award Fund was created, offering an extra 18 scholarship awards over five years. This is a yearly scholarship award until 2022 (for 2022-23 academic session).

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is providing up to four Johnson and Johnson Scholarship awards to candidates accepted onto the 2020-21 MSc Global Mental Health program.

Worth of Johnson and Johnson Scholarship

Each scholarship award will provide:

  • complete tuition fees at the KCL foreign fee rate; and
  • an allowance (living stipend) of GBP 17,400.00; and
  • a stipend of GBP 500.00 for MSc project costs.

Eligibility for Johnson and Johnson Scholarship

  • Eligible Nations: Candidates have to be nationals of, and normally resident in, one of the following nations:
    • Africa: Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Nigeria, South Africa
    • South-East Asia: Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand,
    • South America: Nicaragua, Peru
  • Entrance CriteriaCandidates from non-English speaking nations (as stated by the Home Office – UKVI) have to fulfil the minimum English Language criteria if selected for this funding. Candidates who have been short-listed for this award will be asked to provide evidence of English language adeptness within 6 weeks of notification for their scholarship award application to be given consideration any further.

How to Apply for Johnson and Johnson Scholarship

Step 1: Hand in an application for enrolment to the MSc Global Mental Health program via the King’s College London online application website.

Step 2: Hand in an online scholarships application, choosing this scholarship award option from the drop-down selection. The Johnson and Johnson Scholarship award application has to include the following credentials:

  • A filled out Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship award.
  • Evidence of your admission application submission, or Letter of Admission Offer from KCL, for 2020-21 MSc Global Mental Health program.
  • English Adeptness score results (if you have these at hand).

Please be aware that unfinished applications will not be given consideration.

Deadline for Evidence of English language adeptness

If you have been selected for interview and you have not yet handed in your evidence of fulfilling the English Language criteria, this has to be submitted latest by 23:59 (BST) on Wednesday 26 May 2021. An appropriate English language test score is required to have been either submitted through your KCL admissions application or through the Johnson and Johnson Scholarship award application on the relevant platform at the time of submission or submitted by email to MSc Global Mental Health Program Director, Ritsuko Kakuma, by this closing date.

No evidence of English language adeptness by this date will imply candidates are no longer qualified for this funding. This is non-negotiable. Those not having handed this in by this time will no longer be given consideration for the scholarship award.

Application Deadline

To be given consideration for the Johnson and Johnson Scholarship award, the closing dates for applications are:

  • For Admissions application: 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday, February 14, 2021
  • For Scholarship awards application: 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday, March 21, 2021

Click here for more details and to apply

See other Opportunities to Live, Work and Study Abroad:

  1. Canada – Your new home!
  3. Canada Targets Over One Million Immigrants By 2021
  4. Different Australian Visa Types
  5. Australia’s New Temporary Sponsored Visa For Parents
  6. These Reasons Could Deny You Entry Into Canada!
  7. America DV Visa Lottery- Is It For Real?
  8. Requirements For getting Canada Visa
  9. Applying For Student VISA in Australia
  10. IMMIGRATION How to Apply for U.S.A Visa – [Step By Step Guide]