East African Scholarships at University of Edinburgh

  • Master
  • 100% tuition fees

The scholarships are available to students born and working in East Africa who would like to study towards the Master of Family Medicine online distance learning programme offered by the University of Edinburgh commencing in September 2021.

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  • Be from an East-African country.
  • Applicants must have, or anticipate having, an unconditional firm offer for the 2021 - 2022 academic session.

We will look for applicants who are currently practising medicine and can demonstrate that they have:

  • The potential to contribute to national and local policy; taking forward a new way of providing healthcare that is equitable and that goes some way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals for the future.

  • A vision for improving the way that healthcare is delivered and who look to shape global health policy through the WHO agenda for more equitable and primary health led care.

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The scholarship awards will cover tuition fees and are tenable for three years.


Please submit your CV and a 500 – 800 word summary of your reasons for applying for the master’s programme.

Applications should be made to  family.medicine@ed.ac.uk

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