£19,500 LSHTM 2023-2024 Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship

Written by David on December 21, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Keppel Street London WC1E 7HT +44 (0) 20 7636 8636    

In remembrance of their father, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick, Elsie and Daphne Kirkpatrick left a gift to the School that established funds to establish scholarships “for the advancement and development of study in the ophthalmic area.” A relatively early point in his professional life, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick (1871–1958) demonstrated an interest in ophthalmology.

Through his work in the General Hospital in Madras, the university, and the Government Ophthalmic Hospital, he was given the opportunity to enhance teaching and postgraduate training in the fields of pathology and ophthalmology during the course of his career in the Indian Medical Service. After his retirement from Madras, he took positions as an eye surgeon at the Tropical Diseases Hospital and as a lecturer in ophthalmology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.


About the Scholarship Provider:

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), which was established in 1899, is dedicated to promoting health all over the world by preparing the next generation of health leaders to address significant public and global health concerns. This mission has been the school’s driving force since its inception. The expertise provided by LSHTM spans a wide variety of fields, ranging from the theoretical to the practical, the analytical to the political, and all in between. It is well known that the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has a diverse student body in terms of nationality, culture, career, and level of intellect. Students benefit from being presented with a wide range of viewpoints, which in turn assists in the expansion of their knowledge across a wide range of subject matter areas. Subject matter specialists, whose own research frequently contributes to the formulation of the instructional curriculum, are typically assigned to teach programs that are both specialized and multidisciplinary.


The Queen’s Anniversary Prize was awarded to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2021 in honour of our ground-breaking work on COVID-19 and pandemic preparedness. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has a brilliant reputation all over the world. In addition, LSHTM is comprised of:

Everyone on the teaching team is widely regarded as an expert in their respective fields, and they all maintain careers as active researchers. As a consequence of this, they are in a position to directly bring their extensive quantities of expertise as well as the most up-to-date material into the classrooms and conference rooms. Students have the opportunity to get instruction from individuals whose lives they have already investigated and become familiar with through their reading of the faculty members’ biographies. This is made feasible by the fact that a sizeable percentage of the faculty members are well-known. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is widely regarded as the world’s leading institution for cutting-edge research. They are responsible for the management of hundreds of research programs and research groups that work on all aspects of public and global health, and its strategic research centers focus on critical health concerns both locally and internationally. Find out more about the ways in which our findings have been put to use here.


Students and professionals who are otherwise unable to enroll in a course at LSHTM due to work commitments or a lack of funding have the opportunity to take advantage of the institution’s cutting-edge research and world-class teaching by participating in one of the many free online courses offered by LSHTM. These courses are offered by LSHTM’s Open Learning Initiative (OLI), which was established in order to make LSHTM’s research and teaching accessible to as many people as possible. There is a selection of these classes available through LSHTM.

These classes give students with an introduction to a variety of topics at the postgraduate level. Additionally, the classes cover fundamental issues that are associated with global health. The courses are regularly updated, and students can start them at a number of different times throughout the year. In order to better serve our customers, we are continually developing new training programs.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Scholarship Country: United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £19,500

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • For the academic year 2023–2024, there is room for one student on the studentship. This studentship will cover the following costs for a full-time academic year:
  • entire tuition for the Master of Science in Public Health for Eye Care at the abroad rate, as well as a tax-free stipend of GBP 19,500.00 to help with living expenses, travel expenses, and visa fees (including the international health surcharge), and
  • GBP 1,500.00 to be used toward the costs of the MSc project, and GBP 1,100.00 upon successfully completing the course to be used toward participation at the Alumni Workshop during the week of the graduation ceremony.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • All international applicants who have been extended an offer of admission to the MSc Public Health for Eye Care program at LSHTM are eligible to apply for this award.
  • Applicants hailing from low- and lower-middle-income countries will be accorded priority status in the selection process.



The LSHTM 2023-2024 Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship  is open to all International Students


If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.


Application Procedure

  • There are two stages to the application process. To be eligible for the money, candidates need to satisfy all of the eligibility requirements and complete all stages that are mentioned below before the scholarship deadline of 23:59 (BST) on Sunday, April 16, 2023.

Step 1:

  • Submit an application for study in the MSc Public Health for Eye Care for the 2023-24 academic year, following the directions provided in the page labeled “How to Apply.” It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that all required additional documents, including references, are uploaded to the Admissions Portal of the School prior to the deadline for the scholarship.
  • Before they are allowed to begin their studies, applicants who have been accepted into an LSHTM MSc program are required to produce evidence that they satisfy the English Language standards established by LSHTM. Applicants for this grant should be able to demonstrate that they have taken measures to achieve this condition (such as organizing a date for the test) prior to the time that this award is being shortlisted. Examples of such steps include setting a date for the exam (May 2023). In the event that you have any inquiries concerning the LSHTM English Language requirement, kindly get in touch with Romulo Fabunan.
  • (Applicants who have already submitted a completed application for study to the 2023-24 London-based MSc Public Health for Eye Care MSc and/or have been made an offer of admission for the 2023-24 London-based MSc Public Health for Eye Care should apply for the scholarship by completing the scholarship application (Step 2) and submitting this by the deadline.)

Step 2:

  • Please submit an application for online scholarships, making sure to select the “2023-24 Lt Col Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship” option from the drop-down menu. It is required that a 2023-24 Supplementary Questions Form that has been filled out and submitted in its entirety be uploaded as part of this application. This is the only additional attachment that must be supplied for Step 2. (as applicants should have already submitted references; transcripts; a CV etc with their application for study)..


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for LSHTM 2023-2024 Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship   is April 16, 2023

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