Postgraduate Study

Scholarship applications - success rate data

A breakdown of the data success rate of online scholarship applications for the year 2017/18

The University of Edinburgh offers a small number of scholarships to outstanding candidates. These are very competitive . Below is our data on the success rate for scholarship applications (information based on 17/18 admissions cycle). - NB! We can only provide information on the success rate for 3 online scholarships schemes managed by the University of Edinburgh. Other external funding opportunities exist. Find more opportunities here

Success rate per scholarship award:

Edinburgh Global online masters scholarships: data on scholarship applications and success rate for year 17/18.

3 scholarships were available to candidates applying to 29 of our online masters programmes.

Number of applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success rate
753 3 0.39%

 

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission: One World One Health: data on scholarship applications and success rate for year 17/18.

11 scholarships were available to candidates applying to 5 of our online masters programmes.

Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success rate
187 11 5.88%

 

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission: Global Health 17/18: data on scholarship applications and success rate for year 17/18.

14 scholarships were avaliable to candidates applying to 6 of our online masters programmes.

Number of applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success rate
585 14 2.39%

Success rate in scholarship applications per programme:

Find below data showcasing the success rate in scholarship application for a selection of our eligible online programmes. These 5 programmes registered the highest number of applications across all three available scholarships in the 2017/18 session

Master of Public Health
Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success Rate
523 4 0.76%
Global Health and Infectious Diseases
Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success Rate
178 6 3.37%
Family Medicine
Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success Rate
102 4

3.92%

Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success Rate
50 4 8%
Global eHealth
Number of Applications Number of scholarships awarded % Success Rate
177 1 0.56%