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.
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:
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.
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.
The deadline for this scholarship has now passed and we can accept no further applications for the 2013-2014 academic session.
A Selection Committee (comprising the Programme Director and Year Directors for the MSc in Surgical Sciences) will meet in late May 2013 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarship will be announced in early June 2013.
This article was published on Feb 14, 2012