Scholarships and Student Funding

The Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship

One scholarship is available for eligible online postgraduate Masters programme offered by the University in the 2019-2020 academic session.

Award

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study. 

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission on one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes. The Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship would particularly welcome applications from students from Africa.  

Eligible Programmes

  • MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning)  - 3 years (Part-Time) 
  • ChM Clinical Ophthalmolgy (Online Learning)  - 2 years (Part-Time) 
  • MSc Clinical Trials (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time) 
  • MFM Family Medicine (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time) 
  • ChM General Surgery (Online Learning)  - 2 years (Part-Time) 
  • MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Internal Medicine (Online Learning)  - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors(Online Learning)  - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning)  - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MPH Public Health (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Restorative Dentistry  - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Surgical Sciences (Online Learning) - 3 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning)  - 2 years (Part-Time) 
  • ChM Urology (Online Learning)  - 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Online Learning)  - 2 years (Part-Time) 

 

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.

It is hoped that successful applicants, on completion of their studies, will continue to work in countries that will be benefit from their furthered medical education.

Applicants must be nationals of one of the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Paraguay
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

Applying

Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2019-2020 as the 19th August 2019 deadline has now passed.

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the outcome by late August/early Setptember 2019.