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.


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 2014-2015.

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 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


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.


This award is now closed. We can no longer accept applications for the 2014-2015 session.


A Selection Committee will meet in late June 2014 to select the scholarship holders. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in July 2014.

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