Scholarships and Student Funding

The Edinburgh Online Family Medicine Scholarships Fund

Through the generous donations of a benefactor in India who is committed to improving healthcare in rural regions this full scholarship award will allow a student from South Asia to study the online Masters of Family Medicine.


One masters scholarships is available to applicants studying towards the Masters of Family Medicine online distance learning programme offered by the University in the 2017-2018 academic session. The award will cover tuition fees and is tenable for two years.


Applicants must be nationals from a South Asian country and have an unconditional firm offer for the Masters of Family Medicine online distance learning programme for the 2017-2018 academic session.

This award is for a student from South Asia who has a commitment to work with the rural and urban poor in India or a surrounding country


The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit. The successful applicant must be committed to working to strengthen South Asian primary care through service in family medicine.


Please submit your CV, and a  500 – 800 word summary of your reason for applying for the masters programme and how you envision family medicine transforming healthcare

Applications should be made to Michelle Hart at

Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2017-18 as the deadline of 31st August 2017 has now passed


All applicants will be notified of the outcome in September 2017.