Six online distance learning Masters scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central and South America.
Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.
The scholarship is funded by the generous support of the David E I Pyott Foundation.
The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on to the online distance learning Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh. 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. Applicants should be advanced trainee ophthalmologists or independently practising ophthalmologists.
Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the following countries:
|Belize||Congo (Democratic Republic)||Indonesia||Niger||Sudan|
|Benin||Costa Rica||Ivory Coast||Nigeria||Suriname|
|Botswana||Ecuador||Laos [Lao PDR]||Panama||Tanzania|
|Brunei [Brunei Darussalam]||El Salvador||Liberia||Peru||Togo|
|Burkina (Burkina Faso)||Equatorial Guinea||Libya||Philippines||Tunisia|
|Burundi||Ethiopia||Malawi||Sao Tome and Principe||Uruguay|
|Cape Verde||Ghana||Mauritania||Sierra Leone||Zambia|
|Central African Republic||Guatemala||Mauritius||Singapore||Zimbabwe|
Also eligible are applicants (nationals and residents) of the:
The scholarship will be awarded broadly 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 are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic session.
A Selection Committee (including the Programme Director) will meet in August 2016 to select the scholarship holders. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in September 2016.