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Edinburgh Global Development Academy Scholarships

Brief description:

The University of Edinburgh will offer Masters Scholarships for international students from developing countries as well as UK/EU students for eligible Master’s programmes offered by the University.

Deadline: 12 April 2013 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts September 2013

Host Institution(s):

University of Edinburgh, UK

Field(s) of study:

Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Development Academy programmes:

• MSc Africa and International Development
• MSc Environment and Development
• MSc International Development
• MSc Science, Technology and International Development
• MSc South Asia and International Development

Number of Scholarships:

There will be 2 Master’s scholarships covering the overseas rate of tuition fee for students from less developed countries and 2 Master’s scholarships covering the “home” rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students for eligible Master’s programmes offered by the University.

Target group:

The scholarships are for nationals of the least developed nations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Kenya, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Each scholarship for students from less developed countries will cover the overseas rate of tuition fee, while a further two scholarships will cover the UK/EU rate of tuition fee only.

Eligibility:

The scholarship will be awarded 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.

Application instructions:

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. 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. The closing date for scholarship applications is 12 April 2013.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

 

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