TEG Fellowship – Fellowship in Medical Statistic

African scholars are now invited to apply the TEG Postgraduate training fellowship in the area of Medical Statistic at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM). Selected fellows will receive an annual stipend valued up to £15,000 plus other benefits.

Fellowship Description
The TEG Fellowship is sponsored by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). This program is tenable for 2 years. For the first year the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in LSHTM. This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM. During the professional attachment, training Fellows will develop their statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from TEG staff.

Award Value
The successful applicants may expect to receive benefits as follow: costs for fees, stipend (£15,000 per annum) and return air travel.

Level and Area of Studies
Master and professional training in Medical Statistic

Place of Study
At LSHTM in the United Kingdom

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, you need to fulfill the criteria as follow:

  • be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
  • have an excellent first degree majoring in mathematics, statistics or a related subject
  • have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.

Applicants’ Nationality
This fellowship is targeted to those coming from sub-saharan Africa

Application Instruction
All applicants must submit an application package consisting the following documents:

  • Completed TEG Fellowship Application Form,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Two Reference Forms, and
  • An academic transcript.

Submission Deadline
Updated every year.

Contact Details

  • Informal inquiries concerning the scholarship can be made to john.bradley@lshtm.ac.uk
  • Informal enquiries concerning the MSc can be made to the Admissions Tutors, Ruth Keogh and Jenny Nicholas at mscmedstats@lshtm.ac.uk

Website and Application Link

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