Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2018



 Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2018

The University of Edinburgh is glad to announce the application for its Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK 2018The University’s Global Health Academy has been awarded 5 fully funded studentships across five online Masters programmes within the domain of Global Health.

The scholarship is  for the citizens of developing commonwealth countries.

The Global Health Academy initiative cuts across the traditional vertical health structures moving to novel integrated health systems training. Our aim is to promote a global community of practice where students can access multiple strands of knowledge from many different experts to tackle some of the biggest challenges in the 21st century.

For example, non-communicable diseases are changing the face of African, Asian and Latin American health and healthcare and require not just disease specialists but experts in logistics, in training and policy and in technologies especially, e- and m-health, in order to create stronger community health. Students taking these courses find them rewarding in the opportunity they present to engage with professionals from industry, medicine, policy and research.

WHY Global Health Academy? ABOUT THE SPONSOR:

The aim of Global Health Academy is to improve global health and make life better for collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and resource development.

This programme explores the issues that shape population health and build the knowledge and skills necessary to address them.

Over the course of the last decade global health has received dramatically increased attention, both as an emergent academic discipline and in terms of heightened policy salience.

Global health concerns have become a central component of foreign and security policy and of development and human rights agendas, and have reshaped debates regarding the social impacts of global economic and environmental change.

Finding answers to the key questions confronting global health policy and practice is vital. Through this programme you will explore the issues that shape population health and build the knowledge and skills necessary to address them.

What You Need To Know About Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships:


Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme within the domain of Global Health.

Eligible programmes:

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

Students enrolled on these eligible Masters programmes become members of the Global Health Academy community which encourages both intra- and inter-disciplinary engagement and communication.


Scholarship can be taken in the UK at University of Edinburgh


Citizen of developing Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply.

  • List of Countries: Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship includes 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).

Who Is Eligible For The Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships at University of Edinburgh

The scholarships will be awarded to a candidate who is accepted for admission onto an eligible programme and who is a citizen of and resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries mentioned above

College Admission Requirement

  • Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.
  • Test Requirement: No
  • English Language Requirement: University accepts all of the English language qualifications for entry to the University, including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test center.

How to Apply For The Fully-Funded Global Health Scholarships at University of Edinburgh:

Applicants who are eligible for these scholarships should apply for one of the six eligible programmes in the first instance and notify the programme director of their intention to apply for the scholarship. The programme director will then give you further information on how to apply.

Application Deadline: 

The closing date for scholarship applications is 20th June 2018 at 2359 hours BST.

Scholarship Link


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  1. i am a laboratory scientist, i would like to apply for a scholarship to study masters in public health


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