The University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer one scholarship for postgraduate Masters study in any subject offered by the University to students from Southern African countries.

The scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee and University accommodation and is tenable for one academic year.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master's programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants may apply from the following countries:

  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • The Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. Further details on how to make a postgraduate application can be found on the University website.

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.

Applying

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

Notification

A Selection Committee will meet in early May 2014 to select the scholarship holders and successful candidates will be notified shortly afterwards.


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