Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Masters Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries 2018/2019

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Entries are now been submitted for the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Masters Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries 2018/2019, eligible applicants are to ensure that all applications are submitted before the deadline.

About the Award: 

The Masters in Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a well-established course that aims to train leaders in prevention of blindness and to strengthen research and academic capacity for eye care programmes and training facilities, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The course provides eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their population.

Type: 

Masters

Value of Scholarship: 

Each scholarship covers course fees, two return flights, dissertation project funds, living costs and accommodation at the International Students House in Central London.

Eligible Countries:

 Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): 

UK

Eligibility: 

The applicant must:

  • come from low or middle income Commonwealth countries that are less represented in the alumni body of the MSc Public health for eye care.
  • work in regions where there are severe constraints in human resources for eyehealth
  • work in regions where there are no / limited training opportunities in PHEC /community eye health
  • demonstrate previous involvement / commitment to community eye healthactivities or VISION2020 programmes
  • present a clear career plan in public health for eye care, which they will realistically
  • be able to follow on completion of the MSc
  • have experience in public health for eye care based research and/or training in eyecare
  • fulfil the UK Border Agency English Language Requirement by passing the LSHTM English language requirement by 11 May, 2018.

How to Apply: 

Apply to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine for a place on the course:
– For new applicants: LSHTM online application system is open for the 2018/19 academic year now. Apply here.
– For those who have been accepted from 2017/18: if you applied and were accepted to the 2017/18 academic year you must have requested to “be deferred” for the 2018/19 academic year. If you do not already hold a deferred offer of admission you will need to complete a new application.

2. To download the CEHC application, please click: CEHC 2018.19 – MSc PHEC Scholarships Application.

Download and complete the form and submit to the ICEH Student & Alumni Engagement Officer – Romulo Fabunan at Romulo.Fabunan@Lshtm.ac.uk by the deadline

Application Deadline: 11th May, 2018 17.00 BST.

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