Fully-funded Scholarships for Masters in Public Health, Community Eye Health (Apply Now)

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Fully-funded Scholarships for Masters in Public Health, Community Eye Health (Apply Now)

Deadlines: July 31, 2017 and September 30, 2017

 

Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health and Postgraduate Diploma, Community Eye Health

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 or a Postgraduate Diploma, Community Eye Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

 

About the course – MPH

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.

 

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Scholarship details

Scholarships will cover course fees, travel costs, and accommodation costs.

If you are considering applying for 2018 please follow the steps outlined below to register your interest.

About the course – PGDip

The aim of the programme is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and manage a district eye care programme.  It does not provide clinical training in ophthalmology. The programme is intended for people working in prevention of blindness programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.  These may include eye care coordinators and managers and other programme staff at national, district and facility level with interest in the management of community eye health services.

 

Please download PGDip CEH UCT for further information.

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 & PGDip Community Eye Health courses at UCT. We are not offering scholarships for any other MPH or PGDip.

How to apply

MPH – Applications for the January 2018 MPH intake are now open.

Applications will close on 31 July 2017.

 

PGDip – Applications for the February 2018 PGDip intake are now open.

Applications will close on 30 September 2017.

 

Inform us of your interest in applying for a scholarship using the Registration of Interest form below, and specifying which course you are interested in.

 

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More information

If you require further information on the application procedure or entry requirements for the Masters and Postgraduate Diploma programmes at the University of Cape Town, please contact cehi@uct.ac.za

Registration of Interest

I wish to apply for a Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Scholarship at University of Cape Town. I confirm that:

  • I live in a low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country
  • I am applying to University of Cape Town to study the Masters Public Health or the Postgraduate Diploma, Community Eye Health

 

Register to show your intertest/Apply here.

 

 


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Kunlere Idowu

Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu

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