December 10, 2012

Edinburgh Scholarships for Southern African students

University of Edinburgh Scholarships for Southern African students

Study Subjects: Any field offered in the university
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (masters, PhD)
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Edinburgh will offer two scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University to students from Southern African countries. One of the scholarships will be available for a one year Master’s degree programme and the other scholarship for a three year PhD degree programme.

The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master's programme of study or PhD degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.
Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. Further details on how to make a postgraduate application can be found on the University website.

Please read the Postgraduate prospectus

Selection Criteria:
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.

Eligible Groups
Applicants may apply from the following countries: Angola, Botswana, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Scholarship Benefits
The scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee and University accommodation for the duration of the postgraduate degree programme.

Method of Application
Eligible applicants for the one-year Master’s Scholarship should complete an online scholarship application. Within the personal statement, candidates should outline what they expect to gain from their Master’s programme and how it will enable them to make a future contribution in their home country.

Eligible applicants for the PhD Scholarship should complete an online scholarship application.

For more details on this award please contact Scholarships and Student Funding Services:

Scholarships and Student Funding Services
The University of Edinburgh
Old College, South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
Work: +44 (0)131 651 4070
Fax: +44 (0)131 651 4066

Scholarship Application Deadline: no later than 30 April 2013 (annually).
Scholarship Open to International students: Yes(ONLY Southern African students)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Edinburgh Global and non-Global Scholarships

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