University of Edinburgh Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for International Students

The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Medical sciences
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Edinburgh offers the Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for postgraduate full-time Master’s (one year) study for eligible Medical programmes offered by the University.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. And eligible applicants must be nationals of one of the several countries listed below from Africa, Asia, the Caribbeans, and the Pacific.

The University of Edinburgh invites applications from suitably qualified candidates (see eligibility criteria below) for the 2016-2017 Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship.

The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship at University of Edinburgh

The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis on one of the below-listed eligible Human Medical programmes.

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.

It is hoped that students would wish to return to the Developing World on completion of their studies where their work and furthered medical studies will benefit the area.

Selection criteria:
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

Eligible groups
Citizens of a select group of countries, including:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nambia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Participating Institutions
University of Edinburgh, UK

Fields of study
The eligible courses of study:
  • MSc (by Research) Biomedical Sciences
  • MSc (by Research) Cardiovascular Biology
  • MSc Human Anatomy
  • MSc (by Research) Integrative Neuroscience
  • MMedSci Medical Sciences
  • MPH Public Health
  • MSc Regenerative Medicine: Clinical and Industrial Delivery
  • MSc (by Research) Reproductive Sciences
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement
Number of awards
Only one scholarship is available for this programme for the 2016-2017 academic year

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship will be tenable for one complete academic year i.e. for the normal duration of the graduate programmes

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will have a value of £21,200 and applied for one academic year. The scholarship will cover tuition fees of up to £21,200 with any surplus paid as a stipend.

Method of Application
Eligible applicants should complete an online application form. 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. Your scholarship application must be submitted no later than the deadline date announced below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship and to access the 'Postgraduate Master's Online Scholarship Application Form'.

The closing date for applications is 30th May 2016.

The successful candidate will be announced in June 2016.

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

The University of Edinburgh was ranked 17th in the world by the 2013–14 and 2014–15 QS rankings. The Research Excellence Framework, a research ranking used by the UK government to determine future research funding, ranked Edinburgh 4th in the UK for research power. For the more current rankings, see the 2016 World's 200 Best University Rankings.

Application Deadline: 30 May 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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