To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, we are offering scholarships for candidates from low- and middle-income (LMIC) Commonwealth countries who have been accepted to study for a Masters in Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom.
Course Level:Â Masters
Eligibility Criteria:Â 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.
Method of Application:Â
Apply to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine for a place on the course:
â€“Â For new applicants: LSHTM online application system is open for the 2018/19 academic year now.Â Apply here.
â€“Â 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 â€œbe deferredâ€ 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:Â CEHC 2018.19 â€“ MSc PHEC Scholarships Application.
Download and complete the form and submit to the ICEH Student & Alumni Engagement Officer â€“ Romulo Fabunan atÂ Romulo.Fabunan@Lshtm.ac.ukÂ by the deadline
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â 11th May, 2018 17.00 BST.
Award Provider:Â London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine