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The ALN scholarship fund supports African scientists wishing to undertake a Master’s degree related to the control of infectious diseases in Africa.

The scholarship funds a candidate to undertake an MSc in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK. Both residential and distance learning MSc courses are available at LSHTM. Candidates offered a course at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki will be required to reside in Japan for the duration of the course. Read more about the ALN partners.

Each year, up to four scientists will receive up to a maximum award of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses. Successful candidates are required to write a formal report on completion of their course.

Application Process Overview

To apply for an Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Scholarship please follow these steps by the deadline dates.

Step 1 - Select the course
Identify an MSc course at either LSHTM or NEKKEN that you would like to study, but do not apply to the university.

Step 2 - Check eligibility
Ensure you are eligible for the MSc course and ALN Scholarship. Please note NEKKEN applicants must have a medical qualification.

Step 3 - Register with ALN
Register to create an account with ALN. You must have an account before you can apply.

Step 4 - Apply to ALN
Log in to download the application form. Complete and submit the application form by Friday 29 October 2010. No supporting documentation is required at this stage.

Step 5 - Candidates are selected
Applications will be considered by a selection committee and four candidates will be offered Scholarships by the end of January 2011.

Step 6 - Apply for MSc
Successful candidates to apply for the MSc course at the specified university by 1 March 2011.

Step 7 - Start MSc course
Scholarship awardees that are given a place at university start their MSc course in September 2011 at LSHTM and October 2011 at NEKKEN.

Link to Application

Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Scholarship Fund for Africans

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