Scholarships for LSHTM MSc Public Health for Eye Care


Scholarships for LSHTM MSc Public Health for Eye Care :  The annual MSc Public Health for Eye Care (MSc PHEC) is currently accepting applications for the 2019/20 (starting September 2019) through the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine online application system. This course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their setting.

The training will enable them to:

  • Develop a public health approach to eye care services and the control of blindness in keeping with the objectives of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight
  • Acquire and apply skills in epidemiological and operational research in eye health
  • Adopt public health strategies in planning and managing eye care programmes
  • Facilitate personal development, enabling individuals to contribute more fully to their countries’ and societies’ eye health
  • Engage with local, national and international networks of health professionals and systems, for the prevention of blindness worldwide

Students will be expected to have either a degree in medicine or a second class honours degree of a recognized university in science/health related subject. Students are expected to be health care professionals involved in eye care; or to have appropriate technical qualifications and work experience. Early application is encouraged and they recommend applying by 1 March 2019 – to be competitive for scholarships. However, applications are always considered until all places on the course have been filled.

Several Scholarships Available

Applicants wishing to be competitive for scholarships are advised to apply to the MSc PHEC by 1 March 2019.

  • Scholarships will cover the following in full:
    1. Tuition fees
    2. Return flights
    3. Living allowance for 12 months
    4. Summer project costs
    5. Alumni Workshop

For Scholarship opportunities please contact:

English Language Requirement

It is compulsory that all incoming students should have an adequate command of the English language to benefit from studies at the School. Once you have submitted your application the Admissions Team will check your English language ability. It is extremely important that applicants required to take an English language test do so as soon as possible. This is a United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) requirement.

For more information on fees, eligibility, scholarships, course objectives and all other general information please visit the official course website at:

For any other queries contact

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Global Solutions Initiative Global Solutions Summit 2019

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Scientific Meeting 2019

The University of Copenhagen’s International Summer Programme 2019

Global Health Corps Fellowship Program

52 funding schemes- Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

ICIMOD Doctoral Fellowship Program 2019

52 funding schemes- Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship 2019-2020

Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Holland Scholarship Program 2018-2019

UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2019

2019 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program (JSP)

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

The Geneva Challenge 2019

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