$21,600 International Master’s Awards at University of Southampton in United Kingdom 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on January 5, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Social Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    University Of Southampton
    University Road
    SO17 1BJ
    United Kingdom

The University of Southampton in partnership with Wellcome Master’s Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science scholarship aims to help local and international students to pursue their education for the academic year of 2022-2023. The scholarship program helps equip students by training them in humanities and into the research in social science that will help most especially those in low middle-class income countries in this Worl’s Global Health issues.

The partnership for this academic year of 2022-2023 by the University of Southampton and Wellcome Trust will be awarding three scholarships for the students who will apply for the Master’s Degree program at the university.

Scholarship Provider: University of Southampton

Partnership: Wellcome Trust

About the Provider

The University of Southampton situated in England is public research that is one of the top 100 world-renowned QS ranked in global reputation for its academic excellence. The university’s success is being acknowledged by the UK and international rankings in education. The university degree and courses will equip every student with learning skills and develop more knowledge especially in critical thinking and decision making towards their future career and employment.

As one of the top 100 universities in the World, choosing the University of Southampton will assure every student will experience a quality education that every student will be more active in participating the activities, research and on-campus studies with over 300 clubs for the student’s community that will expand their experience and knowledge. The university also aims to help young professionals to continue expanding their developments and personal interests.

About Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust is known to help every nation improve health by working with different organizations and building partnerships and campaigns. The health challenges lead them to fund more research and get more solutions to the health challenges we are facing nowadays. In order to understand and improve human health, they come into funding and build a diverse population and talented researchers all over the World.

Scholarship Summary

  • Country of Scholarship: United Kingdom
  • Nationality: the UK and International Students
  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Course: MSc Global Health Social Science
  • Degree: Masters
  • Scholarship Access: Offline and Online Access
  • Numbers of Scholarship Awards: Three
  • Amount: $21,600

About MSc Global Health at Southampton University

The MSc Global Health at the University of Southampton s a multi-disciplinary program intended to develop students with the vital abilities to comprehend and react to worldwide health issues. The program is active research that will be taught by experts with multidisciplinary backgrounds related to Social Science that will provide students with better understanding and incorporates modules to complete the comprehensions of ideas and major questions in the concept of health issues.

In addition to this, the course will give strong components that will provide more understanding of statistics and epidemiological techniques.

Scholarship Eligibility

All international and local students can apply for the scholarship and must meet the eligibility requirements such as:

  • Interested students are required to have a background during their undergraduate degree related to humanities or social science courses.
  • Must show evidence of their academic achievements and minimum of UK 2I or 1st equivalent grade in BSc/BA.
  • Research experience
  • Have an idea or plans in their career for their home countries
  • Good oral and written English skills
  • Already receive an offer for the MSC Global Health

Scholarship Entry Requirements 

Students who are interested to join the scholarship must take the consideration of the entry requirements of the university, please check the following academic backgrounds to continue your scholarship application, the university will only accept students who have a background in the following areas:

  • health sciences
  • social sciences
  • psychology
  • population sciences
  • geography
  • medicine
  • demography
  • epidemiology
  • basic/applied sciences
  • public health
  • law
  • engineering sciences
  • management
  • information technology

If in case you don’t have any of the following backgrounds you may also submit a work experience related to the mentioned sector above, the university will assess the student’s professional experience.

Language Requirements 

The international students are required to submit the following IELTS test score:

  • IELTS Overall score 6.5
  • Reading 6.0
  • Speaking 6.0
  • Writing 6.0
  • Listening 6.0

The University of Southampton also accepts other English Language tests such as:

  • Cambridge English
  • Duolingo English Test
  • PSI
  • PTE

Application Process

Students can start their admission and the application for the scholarship can be accessed online and it should be done separately. To begin your application, the students must

  • Have unconditional offer
  • Completed the Scholarship application online

Keep in mind that all incomplete applications cannot be processed and reviewed by the scholarship committee, students must submit the following documents attached to their application.

  • Students CV
  • Certificates
  • References
  • Transcript of Records
  • Valid ID
  • Passport Copy
  • A personal statements

A personal statement must be on a PDF form and consist of 500 words in relevant to the topic such as:

  • Why did you choose the course
  • How will you be able to use the MSC Global Health course in your home country?
  • Insight on your career goals
  • How do you see yourself in that course in the next five years
  • Will the scholarship can help you with your goals

Scholarship Application Deadline 

All applications must be submitted on or before May 17, 2022. The documents must be attached alongside your application. The admission process will be a separate application for each student, make sure to review your application before submitting it on the online portal provided by the university.

For questions and concerns, students may email the Admission Office to  AdmissionsPGT.MED@southampton.ac.uk

Scholarship Award

Three deserving UK and international students will be awarded for the Wellcome Master’s Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science scholarship, amounting to up to $21,600, and can be used to cover their education expenses at the University of Southampton.

The scholarship will be offered annually by the University.

Important Terms

All applications can be tracked to the university’s portal system and the scholarship committee will notify the three deserving students 6 weeks prior to application. Students must also read and agreed to the university terms and conditions before proceeding with their applications. The scholarship recipient cant transfers the scholarship to anyone, the scholarship committee has the right to transfer the agreement if the student failed to consider their obligations.


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