Masters scholarships at the University of Cape Town

University College Cape Town

Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

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. 

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.

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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.

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 Community Eye Health course at UCT. We are not offering scholarships for any other MPH.

How to apply

Applications for the January 2018 intake will open later in 2017.

Inform us of your interest in applying for a scholarship using the Registration of Interest form below. We will contact you when applications are due to re-open for the 2018 intake.

More information

For more information about our Masters scholarships programme at the University of Cape Town, please Contact us.

Registration of Interest

I wish to apply for a Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Masters 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, Community Eye Health




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