Fully Funded 2018/2019 Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium (CEHC) Scholarships for Masters Students in LMIC Commonwealth Countries

Application Deadline:Submit applications on or before 11th May, 2018 17.00 BST.

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are for developing Countries

Scholarship Country: Scholarships will take place in the UK

Award Info: 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

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.

Number of Awardees: Several scholarships are made available each year.

Value of Scholarship: Note that each scholarship fund will cover course fees, two return flights, dissertation project funds, living costs and accommodation at the International Students House in Central London.

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Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships will last the duration of program

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.

  1. 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

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