Scholarships and Student Funding

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Masters Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer 4 Masters scholarships for distance learning Masters programmes offered by the University.

Scholarships will be available for students pursuing any distance learning Masters programme offered by the University.

Each scholarship will normally cover the full tuition fees over three years.

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission onto a distance learning Masters programme at the University of Edinburgh commencing in 2016-2017.

Applicants intending to study a distance learning PgCert are only eligible to apply if that PgCert is part of a distance learning Masters programme. Applicants should check this with the relevant School.

Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Dem Rep
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia, The
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem Rep
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lao PDR
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen, Rep
  • 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.

Criteria

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.

Applying

 

Eligible applicants should complete and online scholarship application

The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 3rd June 2016.

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.

Postgraduate Masters Online Scholarship Application Form

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in June 2016 to select the scholarship holders. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in July 2016.