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.
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.
To be taken at (country):
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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