Master's Scholarships in Sexual & Reproductive Health

Master's Scholarships in Sexual & Reproductive Health


This programme is primarily targeted at those interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based sexual and reproductive health programmes and policies in sub-Saharan Africa and other low- and middle-income settings.

The MSc SRHP&P Scholarship fund aims to contribute to strengthening sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa. There are 45 scholarship awards available for 2023-24 – these are tenable at LSHTM.

The programme will be delivered wholly online, with no in person attendance. There will be a mix of live and interactive activities (synchronous learning) as well as recorded or self-directed study (asynchronous learning). Examples of synchronous learning are live online lectures, group discussions and seminars which students are required to attend. Asynchronous learning includes pre-recorded lectures and independent reading.


To be eligible for these competitive scholarships, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

We encourage applications from all backgrounds who meet the MSc entry requirements and the scholarship eligibility criteria, including applicants working in a Ministry of Health.

For 20 of the scholarships, preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of, and ordinarily resident in, the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Rwanda, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda.

How to apply

To apply for this funding, prospective applicants should:

  1. Submit an application for study for the MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming via the LSHTM admissions portal
  2. Ensure that all supporting documents, including the Supplementary Questions form are submitted before the deadline of 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 16 March 2023.

A full list of required application documents and information can be found on the LSHTM Before you apply (MSc) page.

In the admissions portal, please select ‘MSc SRHP&P Scholarship’ from the drop-down menu in the Scholarship & Funding section.