London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Masters Scholarships 2017/2018 for study in the UK (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline:12 May, 2017 17.00 GMT.

To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, we are offering scholarships for candidates from low- and middle-income 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.

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.

Eligibility Requirements:

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
  • fulfil the UK Border Agency English Language Requirement by passing the LSHTM English language requirement by 12 May, 2017.

Scholarship Worth:

  • Several scholarships are made available each year.
  • Each scholarship covers course fees, two return flights, dissertation project funds, living costs and accommodation at the International Students House in Central London.

Application Procedure:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Masters Scholarships 2017/2018

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