Development Academy Master's Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer 2 Master’s scholarships covering the overseas rate of 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.

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

  • MSc African Studies
  • MSc Africa and International Development
  • MSc Environment and Development
  • MSc South Asia and International Development

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 scholarships covering the overseas rate of fee will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Development Academy programme at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the any of the developing countries:

Criteria

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.

Applying

The application deadline for this award has now passed. We can accept no further applications for the 2013-2014 academic session.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in May 2013 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced shortly thereafter.

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