This scholarship has been made possible by donors to the LSHTM Fund. Supported by hundreds of alumni and friends, the LSHTM Fund provides scholarships for the next generation of global health leaders. This year’s scholarship is intended to support an excellent candidate who could not take up a place of study without this financial support. Benefit: The scholarship award comprises 2023-24 tuition fees (at the overseas fee rate), including any mandatory field trip fees, and a tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 19,500.00 Eligibility: This scholarship is open to applicants intending to study on a one-year, full-time, London-based MSc programme at [...]
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The MSc in Health and International Development programme will award a full scholarship to one student per year for 3 years starting in 2022/2023. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, these scholarships will support the very best students seeking a career in health-related social science research. Benefit: These scholarships are part of a grant secured from Wellcome to support the MSc programme. The scholarship value is a maximum of £31,088. This will cover the full fees for the programme and the remainder can be used for living costs. The amount remaining for living costs will vary depending on fee classification. For a [...]
The Education for Sustainable Energy Development [ESED] scholarship aims to support outstanding students from developing countries pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. These scholarships are available to up to 10 outstanding students from developing countries and economies in transition for a period of up to two years for a Masters's Degree, awarded annually. Benefit Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship, students must plan to undertake studies at the Masters level in areas directly related to sustainable energy [...]
Some of us have been sending out applications for our dream job, but do we get called back for the next stage? Some of us have all the required skills for advertised jobs; our cover letter is engaging and highlights our abilities, but do we get the job? It might be our resume. Have some of us thought about this? Hiring managers often spend a lot of time looking through several resumes and finding the perfect candidate for the job. However, some of us candidates, through our resumes make the recruiting process harder for hiring managers. You do not want to [...]
The start of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the past and set goals for the future. Revisiting both your personal and financial goals can help set you up for success in 2023 and beyond. Manage your Wealth. Here are six ways to kick off the new year with fresh a perspective: Revisit Your Household Budget Start the year by revisiting your budget. Assess your average monthly income, as well as your fixed and variable expenses, and determine your financial priorities for 2023 to develop the ideal budget for you. Reassessing your budget may be especially valuable now, as [...]
As individuals, we all have different priorities, therefore financial goals should not be a one size fits all rather, they should be created according to your preference. Creating a financial goal should be based on your income, expenses, budget and how much you want to invest. Therefore, there is no fixed formula or template for that. You should also bear in mind that the purpose of creating a financial goal for the year is to have a foresight of what your finances would look like. All it takes is planning and execution. Here are some tips for you. QUANTIFY YOUR GOALS [...]
Employers are often in search of candidates who have required experience and skills to do a job As an entry level candidate with little or no experience, how do you navigate the job market? Below are a few tips. EDUCATE YOURSELF Educating yourself means investing in yourself. You need to step out of your comfort zone to gain the experience that you need. Take classes, attend workshops, get professional certificates with a whole lot of dedication and commitment. Search for more knowledge within your career and tailor that knowledge to your chosen career path. A convenient way of gaining experience could [...]
This new year, let's all activate and make use of Linkedln. Lots of recruiters make use of LinkedIn to source and hire candidates. You could use LinkedIn to your advantage if you are spending time there. Optimize your profile to impress your recruiters and beat other candidates. UPDATE YOUR PROFILE Your employer wants to see your recent career achievements and skills. Did you know that employers review your profile just to have an insight of who you are and what you can offer them? You get an extra mark when that potential interviewer checks out your profile and sees an updated [...]
The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]
Securing Your Dream Job With a Low G.P.A Do GPA’S still affect how we are viewed and perceived by potential employers? Yes? No? Let me help you, yes, yes, yes! GPA’s still matter to prospective employers and although many now pick experience and other skills over your GPA, it is still very important. However, as time goes by and as you go up your career ladder, there would be a significant decrease in the need to know your GPA, and experience under your belt matters more(no one asks a 52-year-old executive what grade she got in First year Math). Going by [...]