Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master's Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer one full-time Master's scholarship for eligible programmes offered by the University.

The scholarship will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programmes:

Eligible Programmes

  • MSc Anthropology of Illness
  • MSc Global Health and Public Policy
  • MSc Global Health and Anthropology
  • MSc Health Inequalities and Public Policy
  • MSc Health Systems and Public Policy
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement
  • MSc Public Health Research

The scholarship will cover the UK/EU "home" rate of tuition fee of up to £7,800.

Eligibility

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. Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in one of the following countries.

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kribati
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia

Countries listed above are defined as least developed nations by the United Nations Composition of macro geographical (continental) regions, geographical sub-regions, and selected economic and other groupings.

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.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The closing date for applications for this scholarship is 30 May 2014.

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.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in June 2014 to select the scholarship holder. The winner of the scholarship will be announced by the end of June 2014.

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