The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust (VCECCT) is now open for applications from aspiring ocular oncologists in need of financial support for their training and education.
One award of US$25,000 is made each year to support someone applying for, or currently undertaking, an ocular oncology fellowship anywhere in the world.
The Victoria Cohen Scholarship is awarded to the most -deserving applicant, as determined by the charity’s expert judging panel of international ocular oncologists.
The deadline for applications is 31st March 2022. The successful applicant will be informed of their award on 1st July 2022.
The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust was set up in memory of the late Vicky Cohen, an internationally renowned eye cancer specialist, who sadly passed away in 2020.
Eye cancer is a terrible disease which affects the lives, eyes, and vision of thousands of people each year.
There are not enough eye cancer surgeons in the world. lt takes many years to become an eye specialist, yet not all those with the ability and aspiration to become an ocular oncologist have the means to support themselves through their training.
The VCECCT helps to identify the Vicky Cohens of tomorrow and to support them financially th rough their fellowship.
Full details about the scholarship and how to apply are available at www.vcecct.org
Source: The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust Date: 11/01/2022
Press Release: The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust to offer US$25,000 scholarship per annum in support of fellowships. Applications for 2022 naw open
The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust (VCECCT) is now open for applications from aspiring ocular oncologists in need of financial support for their training and education.One award of US$25,000 is made each year to support someone applying for, or currently undertaking, an ocular oncology fellowship anywhere in the world.The Victoria Cohen Scholarship is awarded […]
Moorfields/UCL delivering innovative, rapid and safe NHS eye care at Brent Cross shopping centre
Moorfields Eye Hospital has opened a new pop-up diagnostic hub at Brent Cross, in a space that was previously a retail shop, in a unique research collaboration with UCL. This enables some people to be seen closer to their homes, providing a convenient way for them to access diagnostic eye care. The new eye clinic […]
Full member of the WAEHCathy Kowalewski – Chair of the WAEH, Administrator Wilmer Eye Wilmer Takes First-Place in Ophthalmology Times 2021 Survey of Program DirectorsWilmer Eye Institute was voted the #1 program in the country in the Ophthalmology Times Best Program Survey. This year, Wilmer has the distinction of holding the sole first-place rank for Overall Program. In addition, […]
Dear members and relations of the WAEH, On behalf of the board I would like to send to you our very best wishes for 2022. Never stop being amazed and forever express your creativity and imagination and keep innovating. Let’s hope that we will all be able to travel again in safety and discover new […]
The WAEH wishes the Lusaka Eye Hospital from Zambia a warm welcome into the global network of eyehospitals. INTRODUCTION Lusaka Eye Hospital was established in 2001 and is a 40 bed medical institution that provides ophthalmology services in Zambia. The hospital also receives clients from some neighboring countries, which include Zimbabwe and Angola and from […]