Fully-funded Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship for Low-Lower Middle Income Countries at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom 2024

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Public Health
  • 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

    Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Travel and visa costs, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

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

Fully-funded Scholarship offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom for low to low-middle-income countries for the academic year of 2023-2024. Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship intended for the master’s degree in Public Health is one of the competitive scholarships offered by the university which will be covering the successful student’s tuition fee, tax-free stipend, airfare travel, and visa cost as well as international students’ health surcharge.

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship 

An estate to the School, by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick’s daughters Elsie and Daphne Kirkpatrick, blessed financing to set up scholarships ‘for the advancement and support of study in the ophthalmic segment’ in memory of their dad.

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick (1871-1958) was keen on ophthalmology from his early career. His career in the Indian Medical Service gave him opportunities – through work in the Overall Hospital, Madras, the college, and the Government Ophthalmic Hospital – to further develop education and postgraduate preparation in pathology and ophthalmology. On resigning from Madras he was an ophthalmic specialist at the Tropical Disease Hospital and a speaker in ophthalmology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Scholarship Provider: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

About the Provider 

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a world-driving place for research and postgraduate education. Their courses are committed to the quest for greatness in the fields of public and worldwide health and are perceived by employers globally.

As an international student, you would take part in a dynamic local area of researchers and scholars, with opportunities to gain from incredibly famous faculty and staff and take part in state-of-the-art research projects. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has gained notoriety for interdisciplinary and cooperative research, and you would approach a scope of assets and support to further your academic advantages.

Studying at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) as an international student can be a one-of-a-kind and remunerating experience. LSHTM is one of the main institutions for public health and tropical medicine research and education, with a different student body from more than 160 nations.

Studying at LSHTM can likewise introduce a few difficulties for international students. The cost of educational cost and everyday costs in London can be high, and it might require investment to conform to another culture and academic climate. Also, the application cycle for international students is competitive, and you might have to meet specific language proficiency prerequisites to be accepted. The School offers a variety of scholarships to provide assistance to international students to further their higher education in one of the best universities in the world.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Applicant’s Nationality: Low to Low-middle-income countries
  • Degree Level: Master’s Degree
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Field: Public Health
  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Duration: Full course duration will be depending on the university’s terms and conditions
  • Scholarship Awards: Fully-funded
  • Scholarship Country: United Kingdom

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding to the application the students must meet the eligibility criteria for the scholarship.

  • The applicants must be overseas students and a citizen of eligible countries for the scholarship program.
  • Must have good communication skills in oral and written English. Must meet the English Language Requirements of the university.
  • The applicants must meet the admission criteria and hold an offer of admission at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
  • The serious idea of scholarship financing is to such an extent that candidates will typically have like 3 years of clinical experience in the wake of graduating, and who as of now play parts where they either plan and convey eye care services and local area eye health mediations; embrace research work focusing on visual impairment avoidance, or have to arrange and program the board jobs with governmental or NGO conveying eye care to those in resource-poor areas.
  • Must be holding a bachelor’s degree and a Second class honor standard or equivalent to the United Kingdom.
  • Have relevant professional experience.
MSc Public Health for Eye Care

This program gives ophthalmic professionals the information and abilities expected to lessen visual deficiency and visual handicaps in their populaces by fostering a proof-based public health approach for the control and the board of blinding eye illnesses. It empowers students to contribute really at a nearby, public, and international level in research, preparation, and service conveyance.

They will obtain and apply abilities in epidemiological and functional research, basic examination of procedures for the control of major blinding eye illnesses, program arranging, the executives and assessment; work with self-awareness, so empowering people to offer all the more completely to their nations’ and social orders’ eye health; engages with the locals, public and international organizations of health professionals and systems for the counteraction of visual deficiency around the world.

Application Process

The application has two processes, for the funding students must meet the eligibility criteria of the scholarship and submit the application before the deadline for submission.

  • Present a 2023-24 application for study for the MSc Public Health for Eye Care, according to guidelines under the ‘How to Apply’ tab. Candidates ought to guarantee that all essential strengthening reports (counting references) are submitted through the School’sAdmission Portal by the scholarship cutoff time.
  • The applicants must provide evidence that they meet the English Language requirements of the school.
  • Present an online scholarships application, choosing the ‘2023-24 Lt Col Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship, the applicants must also submit additional materials required to support the scholarship application and evaluation.

Scholarship Awards

The fully-funded awards will be covering the student’s tuition fees, stipend, airfare, and visa costs, which also include the health surcharge for international students.

Application Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the applications is until April 16, 2023.

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