Online Commonwealth Scholarships: Global Health

Host: University of Edinburgh
Level: Masters Degree
Study in: UK
Value: See inside
Course starts: Sept 2019
Deadline: 22 March, 2019

UK scholarships

The University’s Global Health Academy has been awarded 5 fully funded studentships across five online Masters programmes within the domain of Global Health.

Who is eligible?

Citizens of and resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.

Field of study

  • MSc Clinical Education
  • MSc Family Medicine
  •  MSc Global Challenges
  • MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  • eMPH Public Health

Number of scholarships


Scholarship value

The online commonwealth scholarships include full tuition fee and resources to enhance student participation, access and research skills. This includes participation in a summer school; contribution towards student costs of internet access & printing (journal articles, etc); and a contribution to MSc project costs (materials, travel, etc).

Eligibility criteria

The scholarships will be awarded to a candidate who is accepted for admission on to an eligible programme and who are candidates who are citizens of and resident in one of the developing Commonwealth countries (see above).

How to apply

Applicants who are eligible for these scholarships should first apply for one of the five eligible programmes and have received an offer from the University of Edinburgh before applying for the scholarship.  The closing date for scholarship applications is 22 March, 2019 at 2359 hours BST.

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

Scholarship website

Official contact

Clinical Education – Debbie Spence
Family Medicine –
Global Challenges  –
Paediatric Emergency Medicine – Lisa Horsburgh
eMPH Public Health –

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