Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health Scholarship at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, the Consortium offers scholarships for candidates from low- and middle-income African Commonwealth countries who have been accepted to study for a Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. 

About the course
The Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health, aims to provide students with the practical skills to develop and manage eye care programmes with an emphasis on meeting eye care needs in Africa. It also enables participants to undertake appropriate clinical and operational research to inform the practical planning and management for VISION  2020: The Right to Sight.

Scholarship details
Scholarships will cover course fees, travel costs, and accommodation costs.
Applications for the January 2017 intake are now open.

Applications will close on 31 July for international applicants and for South African applicants applying for a CEHC scholarship.
Applications close on 30 September for South African applicants not applying for a CEHC scholarship

Eligibility criteria
You must come from a low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country to apply. 
Please note – these scholarships are only for the MPH Community Eye Health course at UCT. We are not offering scholarships for any other MPH

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