The University of Edinburgh will offer 4 Master's scholarships for eligible distance learning Master's programmes offered by the University.
Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programmes:
Each distance learning scholarship will have a total value over the duration of the programme of £9,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study.
The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Health Academy programme at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in on of the following countries:
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.
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 applicants should complete an online scholarship application.
The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 31 May 2013.
Applicants for the Distance Learning Scholarship are asked when completing the personal statement of the scholarship application form, to indicate why distance learning suits their particular circumstances making reference to both online learning and distance learning.
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 2013 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced by the end of June 2013.
This article was published on Mar 4, 2013