2018 Study Grant for Spec. Cert in Eye Banking course

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
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2018 Study Grant for Spec. Cert in Eye Banking course/ Image: Technician at workAccepting applications for the next Spec.Cert in Eye Banking course (online)

The Centre for Eye Research, a partner of the new Specialist Certificate – Fundamentals of Eye Banking offered at the University of Melbourne – in conjunction with EBAANZ and Donatelife Australia, are offering a scholarship for study commencing March 5th 2018.

About the Spec.Cert course: http://commercial.unimelb.edu.au/custom-education/courses/eyebankingsc

Grant applicant criteria:

  • Must be a citizen outside of Australia and New Zealand
  • Current employment or affiliation with an eye bank. (e.g. technician, manager, corneal ophthalmologist, lab scientist, ophthalmic nurse, or a health professional involved in eye bank capacity development).

The University of Melbourne’s requirements:

    •  Meets English language requirements
    • •An undergraduate degree or equivalent in a health or medical science, and;
    • A minimum of 3 years of professional documented work experience in a relevant health or medical science field, or a minimum of 7 years of professional documented work experience in a relevant health or medical science field
    •  Willingness to share their knowledge with others and will use this opportunity to promote and encourage sector change and advancement
    • Regular access to the internet for online participation.

To be considered for the Grant, applicants must complete the following Friday 12th January 2018 c/o Heather Machin [email protected]

  • Current Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of support from your organization (your eye bank, university centre, hospital, or medical society)
  • Letter verifying employment/affiliation with an eye bank
  • Two letters of recommendation.

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