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. Scholarships are offered for candidates from low- and middle-income (LMIC) Commonwealth countries that 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.
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 eye health
* work in regions where there are no / limited training opportunities in PHEC /community eye health
* demonstrate previous involvement / commitment to community eye health activities 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 eye care
* fulfill the UK Border Agency English Language Requirement by passing the LSHTM English language requirement by 11 May.
Number of Awardees: Several scholarships are made available each year.
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.
Duration of Scholarship: Duration of program
How to Apply: Visit link below.