The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust was delighted to be selected as the charity partner for the COVER Excellence Awards 2023 held in London on 3rd November.
We support aspiring ocular oncologists with the cost of their fellowship by awarding the Victoria Cohen Scholarship on an annual basis. The scholarship is currently worth $30,000, or equivalent.
Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2022, will shortly return to Hyderabad, India, after completing her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA. Here she provides a review of her year learning from and working with Dr. Carol Shields:
Dr. Miriam-Benigna Chika Amobi has been selected as the winner of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2023.
Eye cancer is a global disease. Ambassadors for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust help to raise awareness of ocular melanoma and retinoblastoma and the need for more ocular oncologists.
Three aspiring ocular oncologists have been shortlisted for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship. Interviews will take place in June and the winner will be announced shortly after.
Twenty applications have been received from aspiring ocular oncologists from all over the world for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship.
Dr Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the inaugural Victoria Cohen Scholarship, shares her views with Dr Carol Shields, Director, Ocular Oncology Service at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, on what winning the award has meant for her fellowship.
The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust is delighted to have the backing of Eckert & Ziegler.
The Victoria Cohen Scholarship is now open for applications from aspiring ocular oncologists in need of financial support throughout their fellowship.