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The Medical Research Council Unit at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) invites applications for two PhD studentships from international students.

The London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Partnership (MRC LID) is a partnership between St George’s, University of London (SGUL) and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

MRC LID brings together two outstanding specialist schools to provide integrated skills training to develop a cohort of biomedical and public health scientists with world-class expertise in areas of strategic importance to UK and global medical research.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2023

Eligible Countries: International

Type: PhD

Number of Awards: 2

Value of Award: MRC LSHTM studentships cover fee (at UKRI fee rate), research, travel and other expenses.

Duration of Programme: The studentships will start in September 2023 and will be full-time for a maximum time of 4 years.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain before September 2023, an undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK) in a relevant area. Ideally, the DTP would expect applicants to hold a 1st or 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. Where applicants hold a 2.2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent), they should very clearly show their relevant prior experience and skills, and their suitability to undertake a PhD, in their application to provide a competitive comparison.
  • Those applying for +4 Studentships should also preferably hold, or expect to obtain, a relevant Masters, or have a combination of relevant qualifications and experience which demonstrates equivalent ability and attainment. This may include a period of employment or internship in a relevant environment. Both transcripts and employment history will be reviewed.

How to Apply: To apply, complete an MRC LID Scholarship Online Application and submit the complete application with all required supplementary documents by 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 15 January 2023.

Please use the MRC LID Application Guidance and FAQs and the MRC LID Online Application Portal Guide for this task. Do not submit until you are certain that you have nothing further to add to your application.

Source: mrc-lid.lshtm.ac.uk

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