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Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships


Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships

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University of Edinburgh
Online Masters Degree
Deadline: 6th, June 2022, applicants will be notified of the outcome by 1st of July 2022.

Brief description:

The University of Edinburgh will offer twelve scholarships for eligible part-time distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University. Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees and will be tenable for the normal duration of the programme of study, and the scholarships will be available for students commencing any online part-time learning Masters programme offered by the University in session 2022-2023.

Host Institution(s):

The University of Edinburgh in Scotland  is a public research university that was granted a royal charter  in 1582 by King James VI. However, it was officially opened in 1583. As one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest university , it has been in continuous operation in the Native English speaking countries. The university played a vital role in making Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual centre during the Scottish Enlightenment and contributed to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North”.  By volume of application, University of Edinburgh is the second-most popular university in the UK , it  receives over 60,000 undergraduate applications annually, while it is the eighth-largest university in the UK by enrolment, with 35,375 students in 2019/20. Edinburgh had the seventh-highest average UCAS points amongst British universities for new entrants in 2019, and the university continues to have links to the British royal family, having had Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as its chancellor from 1953 to 2010 and Anne, Princess Royal since March 2011.

Level/Field of study:

Any part-time distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University.

Eligible countries:

Angola, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia,  Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati,  Democratic Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Republic of Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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Scholarships will be available for students commencing any part-time distance learning Masters programme offered by the University in session 2022-2023. Applicants must be nationals and residents of the eligible countries (see above). 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.

Application instructions:

Eligible applicants should complete the online scholarship application before 23:59 BST 6th June 2022.  Information on how to apply will follow shortly.

Applicants will be asked to include the specific elements of the programme that attracted them to the University of Edinburgh within their personal statement and confirm how successful completion of this programme will benefit their career and personal development and how it will enable them to contribute to their community/region or country.

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Applications are done annually and in order to gain access to the scholarship application system, applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh. 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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Benefits of learning online at the University of Edinburgh


Learning online at the University of Edinburgh is extremely flexible, it  allows you to study conveniently around your busy schedule. Majority of their students are also working while they study online. with the flexibility of the study schedule, you choose when and where you study and there is no fixed schedule. hence, you can read textbooks, watch lectures and contribute to discussions at times and locations that suit you.


Also, studying at masters level with a flexible study career enhancement can lift your career to the next level, whether that be to help you stand out from the crowd or to transition to a new career.


The qualification you get is of equal value, as to that of on campus degree, the same amount of work is what you get and your degree certificate will not mention that you studied the programme online. In addition, you will be taught by lecturers and tutors who are among the leading figures in their field and passionate about their subjects.

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 Studying online with the University  of Edinburgh is not an isolated experience, you will have a collaborative experience, with very regular contact with students from around the world and the academic staffs in Edinburgh. Their online environment is designed to support and encourage collaborative learning.


You can study with the university from anywhere in the world, there is no need to move to Edinburgh, they currently have over  3,500 students from more than 170 different countries enrolled in online learning programmes at the University of Edinburgh.


You will have access to the same support services as on-campus students, with more than 800,000 e-books and e-journals available in the library, access to careers consultants, as well as IT and academic support services, too. You are also entitled to install up to 5 copies of Microsoft Office software on personal computers and devices for as long as you are a student with the University.

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