Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship in the UK for Developing Country Students

Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Health related
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
IMPORTANT NOTE (Dec 2016): Please see Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships and/or Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer a full-time Masters scholarship, Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship, for eligible programmes offered by the University.

The Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship will be for students from developing countries pursuing any of the University's Global Health Academy programmes (see below).

University of Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Health Academy programme at the University of Edinburgh commencing in 2015-2016.

Applicants who have already commenced their programme of study on the closing date are not eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants intending to study part-time or online distance learning courses are not eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in any one of the eligible countries listed below.

Selection Criteria:
The scholarship will be awarded 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
Citizens of and resident in one of the following countries:
  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
Participating Institutions
The University of Edinburgh

Fields of study
Eligible Programmes include:
  • MPH Public Health
  • MSc Family Medicine
  • MSc Global Health
  • MSc Global Health and Public Policy
  • MSc Health Inequalities and Public Policy
  • MSc Health Systems and Public Policy
  • MSc Medical Anthropology
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement
Number of awards
One full time scholarship award will be given

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will cover the UK/EU "home" rate of tuition fee of up to £8,100.

Method of Application
To apply to this scholarship, you must have first applied for admission into the University of Edinburgh. After applying for admission, and receiving full EASE authentication, you may then apply to this scholarship if you are eligible.

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application (see official website).

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to fill in the 'Postgraduate Master's Online Scholarship Application Form'; and also for complete 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 late June 2015 to select the scholarship holders. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in July 2015.

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

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