The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium is inviting applicants from low- and middle-income African Commonwealth countries to pursue master’s degree programme at the University of Cape Town.  The application deadline is 31 July 2016. 

Brief Description: 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.

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must come from a low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country to apply.

Award Includes: Scholarships will cover course fees, travel costs, and accommodation costs.

Study Program: Scholarships are available to pursue master’s degree programme at the University of Cape Town.

Study Major: Scholarships are awarded for Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health program.

Host Organization: University of Cape Town, South Africa

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Applicants from low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country (Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia) are eligible to apply for these masters’ scholarships.

Governing Body: The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, UK

Application Procedure: The mode of application is online. Inform us of their interest in applying for a scholarship using the Registration of interest form below

  • Apply for a place on the course at the University of Cape Town.
  • Once they have received an offer from University of Cape Town University will contact them about their application for the scholarship.

Submission Deadline: Applications will close on 31 July for international applicants and for South African applicants applying for a CEHC scholarship.

For more details visit the official site.