A bequest to the School, by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick’s daughters Elsie and Daphne Kirkpatrick, endowed funding to set up scholarships ‘for the promotion and encouragement of study in the ophthalmic section’ in memory of their father.
Application Deadline: 28th March 2019 midnight (BST).
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): UK
About the Award: 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.
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.
Number of Awards: 1
Value and Duration of Award: This full-time 1-year studentship will cover
– full tuition fees for MSc Public Health for Eye Care at the overseas fee rate, and
– a maintenance stipend of GBP 16,950.00 paid out as a monthly allowance, and
– GBP 1,500.00 towards MSc project costs, and
– GBP 1,100.00 to be used towards the Alumni Workshop maintenance costs.
How to Apply:
Step 1: Submit an 2019-20 application for study for the 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.
Evidence that you meet the School’s English Language requirements must be uploaded to your MSc programme application before the scholarship application deadline.
Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting the ‘2019-20 Lt-Col Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship’ 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).