Grants and Funding

Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for Africa Students at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) UK.

Host Country

UK

Deadline

Varying

Target Audience

DEADLINE: 11:59 BST 1 June 2023

The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship

Three scholarships are available for eligible postgraduate Masters’s programmes offered by the University in the 2023-2024 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 in the 2023-2024 academic year to one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes. The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship would particularly welcome applications from students from Africa. 

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Eligible Programmes

Online

  • MSc Critical Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time
  • MSc Clinical Education (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Management of Pain (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

Eligible Programmes

Online

  • MSc Critical Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Education (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Management of Pain (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Trials (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Epidemiology (Online Learning) – 3 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)
  • 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)
  • MFM Family Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MPH Public Health (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Clinical Ophthalmology (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM General Surgery (Online Learning) – 2 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)

On campus

  • MSc Human Anatomy (1 year)
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (1 year)
  • MSc (by Research) Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) (1 year)
  • MSc (by Research) Cardiovascular Biology (1 year)
  • MSc (by Research) Integrative Neuroscience (1 year)
  • MSc (by Research) Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair (1 year)
  • MMedSci (by Research) Medical Sciences (1 year)
  • MPH Public Health (1 year)

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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 envisioned that successful applicants, on completion of their studies, will continue to work in countries that will benefit most from their furthered medical education. Priority will be given to those who have not had the opportunity to study at the master’s level previously.

Applicants must be currently domiciled in one of the eligible countries as derived from the  DAC-List-of-ODA-Recipients-for-reporting-2022-23-flows.pdf (oecd.org)

AfghanistanAlgeriaAngola
BangladeshBeninBhutan
BotswanaBurkina FasoBurundi
CambodiaCameroonCape Verde
Central African Republic      ChadComoros
CongoCôte d’IvoireDemocratic Republic of the Congo
DjiboutiEgyptEquatorial Guinea
EritreaEswatiniEthiopia
GabonGambiaGhana
GuineaGuinea BissauHaiti
KenyaKiribatiLao People’s Democratic Republic
LesothoLiberiaLibya
MadagascarMalawiMali
MauritaniaMauritiusMorocco
MozambiqueMyanmarNamibia
NepalNigerNigeria
RwandaSao Tome and Principe     Senegal
Sierra LeoneSolomon IslandsSomalia
South AfricaSouth SudanSudan
TanzaniaTimor-LesteTogo
TunisiaTuvaluUganda
YemenZambiaZimbabwe

Criteria

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

Candidates must also include a personal statement which addresses each of the following questions (3500 characters maximum):

  • What specific elements of this programme attracted you to the University of Edinburgh?
  • How will the successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh benefit your own career and personal development?
  • How will the successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh enable you to contribute to your community/region or country?

Applying

The scholarship deadline is Thursday 1st June 11:59 pm BST 2023.

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

  Frequently Asked Questions

Youth Opportunities Hub Scholarships System FAQs for Applicants (511.17 KB PDF)

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the outcome by late June/early July 2023

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Contact

Isabel Lavers isabel.lavers@ed.ac.uk

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