The Glenmore Postgraduate Scholarships Programme 2023-2024

Three scholarships are available for eligible postgraduate Master’s programmes offered by the University in the 2023-2024 academic session.

Scholarship Award

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study.


The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission in the 2023-2024 academic year to one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes. The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship would particularly welcome applications from students from Africa.

Eligible Programmes Online

MSc Critical Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Clinical Education (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Clinical Management of Pain (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) -3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Clinical Trials (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Epidemiology (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Internal Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Restorative Dentistry – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MSc Surgical Sciences (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MFM Family Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

MPH Public Health (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)

ChM Clinical Ophthalmology (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

ChM General Surgery (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

ChM Urology (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

ChM Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

Eligible Programmes on campus

MSc Human Anatomy (1 year)

MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (1 year)

MSc (by Research) Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) (1 year)

MSc (by Research) Cardiovascular Biology (1 year)

MSc (by Research) Integrative Neuroscience (1 year)

MSc (by Research) Reproductive Sciences (1 year)

MSc (by Research) Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair (1 year)

MMedSci (by Research) Medical Sciences (1 year)

MPH Public Health (1 year).

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.

It is also envisioned that successful applicants, on completion of their studies, will continue to work in countries that will benefit most from their furthered medical education. Priority will be given to those who have not had the opportunity to study at the master’s level previously.

Eligible Countries

Applicants must be currently domiciled in one of the eligible countries as listed below:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola,
Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan,
Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi,
Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde,
Central African Republic,      
Chad Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire,
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea,
Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia,
Gabon, Gambia, Ghana,
Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti,
Kenya, Kiribati,
Lao, People’s Democratic Republic,
Lesotho, Liberia, Libya,
Madagascar, Malawi, Mali,
Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco,
Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia,
Nepal, Niger, Nigeria,
Rwanda, Sao Tome, and Principe, Senegal,
Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia,
South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan,
Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo
Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda,
Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of a personal statement; candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honors degree.

Candidates must also include a personal statement that addresses each of the following questions (the statement must be up to 3500 characters maximum).

  • What specific elements of this programme attracted you to the University of Edinburgh?
  • How will the successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh benefit your own career and personal development?
  • How will the successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh enable you to contribute to your community/region or country?

NOTE: In order to gain access to the scholarship application system, applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please also bear in mind that following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to five working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted. All applicants will be notified of the outcome in due time!