To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, the Commonwealth Eye Health 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.
Scholarships will cover course fees, travel costs, and accommodation costs.
Applications for entry to the 2016 course are now open.
The closing date for non-South African applicants is 31 July. The closing date for South African applicants is 30 September.
If you are considering applying for 2016 please register your interest now (see links below).
You must come from a low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country to apply.
How to apply
Inform the Consortium of your interest in applying for a scholarship using the Registration of interest form.
Apply for a place on the course at the University of Cape Town.
Once you have received an offer from University of Cape Town, you will be contacted about your application for the scholarship.
In order to registar your interest, you will need to indicate that you wish to apply for a Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Masters Scholarship at University of Cape Town and confirm that:
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