The Garden Scholarship in Surgical Sciences

The University of Edinburgh will offer one Master's scholarship for the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning Master's programme offered by the University.

The scholarship will have a total value of £1,000, which will be deducted from the annual tuition fee for the part-time programme of study. Successful candidates who receive the award in their second year of study can re-apply for a scholarship their third year of study.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to a second or third year student enrolled on the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning programme at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • 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
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • São Tomé and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

The 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 broadly on the basis of academic merit and evidence of a commitment to a career in surgery. Candidates must have performed satisfactorily in the academic year of the MSc in Surgical Sciences prior to application for an award.

Applying

This scholarship is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic session.

Notification

A Selection Committee (comprising the Programme Director and Year Directors for the MSc in Surgical Sciences) will meet in late May 2015 to select the scholarship holders. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in June 2015.


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