Scholarships and Student Funding

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Masters Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer 11 scholarships for distance learning Masters programmes offered by the University.

Award

Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees and will be tenable for three years.  One scholarship funded by the Sanctuary Walk and Humanitarian Assistance Fund will be awarded to an applicant from the Syrian Arab Republic.

Eligibility

Scholarships will be available for students commencing in session 2018-2019 any distance learning Masters programme offered by the University .

Applicants must be nationals of the following countries:

  • Angola
  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Dem Rep
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia, The
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem Rep
  • Lao PDR
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • 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 an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 1st June 2018.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to five working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted..

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the outcome in August 2018.