London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in UK invites applications for the Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship open to all overseas, full-time applicants who hold an offer of admission from the Registry for the MSc Public Health for Eye Care course for the 2018/2019 academic session.

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick (1871–1958) was interested in ophthalmology from fairly early in his career. His career in the Indian Medical Service provided opportunities – through work in the General Hospital, Madras, the university and the Government Ophthalmic Hospital – to improve teaching and postgraduate training in pathology and ophthalmology. On retiring from Madras he was ophthalmic surgeon to the Tropical Diseases Hospital and lecturer in ophthalmology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Worth of Award

This full-time 1-year studentship will cover full tuition fees at the overseas fee rate and will provide a maintenance stipend of GBP 16,500.00 (a stipend of GBP 15,000.00 paid out as a monthly allowance, plus GBP 1,500.00 towards the successful candidate’s summer project costs), and GBP 1,100.00 towards an alumni workshop.

Eligibility

  • This scholarship is open to all overseas, full-time applicants who hold an offer of admission from the Registry for the MSc Public Health for Eye Care course.

How to Apply

  • Step 1: Submit an application for 2018-19 for a MSc Public Health for Eye Care, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab. Applicants should ensure that all necessary supplementary documents (including references) are submitted via the School’s Admissions Portal by the scholarship deadline.
  • Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting the ‘Lt-Col Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship 2018-19’ option from the drop-down menu. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of this application. This is the only attachment required in Step 2 (as applicants should have already submitted references; transcripts; a CV etc with their application for study).
  • If you have any queries about the application process, scholarship requirements or application deadline, please contact their Scholarships team: [email protected]

Deadline: applications close midnight (BST) on Thursday 29 March 2018

Click here for more details and to apply

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