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Global Online Learning Masters Scholarships at University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh will offer twelve scholarships for distance learning programmes to students who want to undergo a degree program at the Institution through the Global Online Learning Masters Scholarships. Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees and will be tenable for the normal duration of the programme of study.

The university is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, and the Sutton 13 of top-ranked universities in the UK. It is the only British university to be a member of both the Coimbra Group and the League of European Research Universities, and it is a founding member of Una Europa and Universitas 21, both international associations of research-intensive universities. The university maintains historically strong ties with the neighbouring Heriot-Watt University for teaching and research. Edinburgh also offers a wide range of free online MOOC courses on three global platforms Coursera, Edx and FutureLearn.

Eligibility criteria for the Global Online Learning Masters Scholarships

  • 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.
  • Applicants must be both nationals of and residents of the following countries: Eligible Countries Edinburgh Global Online Learning Masters Scholarship 
  • Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent.

Offered annually? Yes, the scholarship is awarded anually.

Eligible Countries: Africa and Developing Countries

Type: Masters

Number of Scholarships: A total number of 12 scholarships are available.

Value of Scholarship: Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees.

Duration of Scholarship: Normal duration of programme.

Method of Application: The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at

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