Scholarships and Student Funding

The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship

Two scholarships are available for postgraduate full-time one year on campus Masters study for eligible programmes offered by the University in the 2018-2019 academic session.

Award

Each scholarship will have a value of £21,200 and will be tenable for one academic year. The scholarship will cover tuition fees of up to £21,200 with any surplus paid as a stipend.

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis on one of the listed on campus eligible Human Medical programmes.

Eligible Programmes

  • MSc (by Research) Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)
  • MSc (by Research) Cardiovascular Biology
  • MSc Human Anatomy
  • MSc (by Research) Integrative Neuroscience
  • MMedSci (by Research) Medical Sciences
  • MPH Public Health
  • MSc (by Research) Reproductive Sciences
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement

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 students would wish to return to the Developing World on completion of their studies where their work and furthered medical studies will benefit the area.

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

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23.59 BST on 25th 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 by the end of July 2018.