March 30, 2015

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships for Africans and Asians

Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: Any country (online)

Scholarship Description
The University of Edinburgh will offer masters scholarships for eligible distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University.

University of Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships
The scholarship awards are for students who are accepted for admission into any of the below eligible distance learning Master's programmes at the University of Edinburgh. See 'Fields of study' below.

Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the any of the countries listed below. See 'Eligible groups' below.

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

Eligible groups
The online scholarships are for nationals of:
Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Benin; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo, Dem Rep; Côte d'Ivoire; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia, The; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Haiti; India; Kenya; Korea, Dem Rep; Kyrgyz Republic; Lao PDR; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mongolia; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nepal; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Rwanda; São Tomé and Principe; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Somalia; Sudan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Timor-Leste; Togo; Uganda; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; Yemen, Rep; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Participating Institution(s)
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh; UK

Fields of study
The eligible distance learning programmes are as follows:

College of Humanities and Social Science:
  1. MSc Advanced Clinical Skills
  2. MSc Creative Writing
  3. MSc Digital Education (including PG Certificate and PG Diploma)
  4. MSc Digital Media Design (part-time and full-time)
  5. MSc Global Challenges
  6. MSc History (Online Distance Learning)
  7. LLM Information Technology Law
  8. LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law
  9. LLM Intellectual Property Law
  10. LLM International Commercial Law and Practive
  11. LLM Law
  12. LLM Medical Law and Ethics
  13. MSc Mental Health and Well-being of Children, Young People and Families
College of Science and Engineering:
  1. MSc Next Generation Drug Discovery
  2. MSc Research-Informed Science Education
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine:
  1. ChM General Surgery
  2. MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health
  3. MSc Clinical Education
  4. MSc Clinical Management of Pain
  5. MSc Clinical Trials
  6. MVetSci Conservation Medicine
  7. MSc Equine Science
  8. MSc Global eHealth
  9. MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases
  10. MSc Global Health: Non Communicable Diseases
  11. MSc Imaging
  12. MSc Internal Medicine
  13. MSc International Animal Health
  14. MSc International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law
  15. MSc Neuroimaging for Research
  16. MSc One Health
  17. MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  18. MSc Surgical Sciences
  19. MSc Translational Medicine
Number of awards
A total of six (6) masters scholarships are available and offered every year

Sponsorship duration

Scholarship Benefits
Each scholarship will have a total value of £5,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study.

Method of Application
To be eligible, 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.

Eligible applicants should complete a 'Postgraduate Master's Online Scholarship Application Form'. Please visit the official website via link below to do this. When completing the personal statement section of the scholarship application form, please indicate why Distance Learning suits your particular circumstances making reference to both online learning and distance learning.

It is very important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for most current and detailed information.

The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 29 May 2015.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

A Selection Committee will meet in June 2015 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in July 2015.

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

Application Deadline: 29 May 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Edinburgh Global and non-Global Scholarships

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