The Edinburgh Global Master’s Scholarships

Deadline: 1 April 2011
Open to: students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU
Scholarship: 3,000£/5,000£

The University of Edinburgh will offer 30 Master’s scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University for the 2011-2012 academic session.

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.

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. Preference will be given to candidates who have not already had the opportunity to study in Scotland.

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.
Ten scholarships will have a value of £5,000 each while a further twenty scholarships will have a value of £3,000 which will be tenable for one academic year.

How to Apply

Completed application forms must be received by Scholarships and Student Funding Services no later than 1 April 2011.
Eligible applicants should complete an online application form.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in late May 2011 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in early June 2011.

Postgraduate Master’s Scholarship Online Application

Official Webpage

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