The University of Edinburgh will offer 6 Master’s scholarships for eligible distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University.

Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following distance learning programmes:

 College of Humanities and Social Science


 LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law

 LLM Intellectual Property Law

 LLM Medical Law and Ethics

 LLM Information Technology Law

 MSc E-Learning (including PG Certificate and PG Diploma)

 MSc Landscape, Environment & History

 College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

 MSc Anaesthesia Practice

 MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health

 MSc Clinical Education

 MSc Equine Science

 MSc Forensic Medicine and Science Health Informatics

 MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases

 MSc Health Informatics

 MSc Health Information Governance

 MSc International Animal Health

 MSc International Health: Non Communicable Diseases

 MSc Neuroimaging

MSc Pain Management

MSc Surgical Sciences

MSc Translational Medicine

Each scholarship will have a total value of £5,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study.


The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission onto the above eligible distance learning Master’s programmes at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must be both nationals of and resident of select countries. Please check their website for the list.

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.


The scholarship will be awarded broadly 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.

How to Apply

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

When completing the personal statement of the scholarship application form, please indicate why Distance Learning suits your particular circumstances making reference to both online learning and distance learning.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in June 2012 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced by the end of June 2012.

Deadline: May 31, 2012.

For more information, and to apply, click here.