Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh calls for application for three types of RCPE Scholarships: RCPE Turner Scholarship, 75% Scholarships and 50% Scholarships from worldwide students. Scholarships are awarded to undertake part-time by distance learning the joint University of Edinburgh/RCPE MSc in Internal Medicine.
RCPE Scholarships aim is to enable talented doctors to undertake the joint University of Edinburgh/RCPE MSc in Internal Medicine, part-time, by distance learning. Scholarships are available for pursuing part-time, by distance learning master’s programme. Scholarships are awarded to undertake the joint University of Edinburgh/RCPE MSc programme.
List of Subjects: Internal Medicine

  • Worth of Award
  • The RCPE Turner Scholarship: One full scholarship for a doctor who is a resident citizen of an eligible Sub-Saharan African country.
  • 75% Scholarships: Four scholarships where the College will pay 75% of your tuition fees each year for doctors who are resident citizens of a DfID priority country.
  • 50% Scholarships: Two scholarships where the College will pay 50% of your tuition fees each year for doctors who are resident in the UK or any country not in the DfID list.

Eligibility
To apply applicants must:

  • Be self-funding (support from friends and relatives is acceptable)
  • Be a resident citizen in a qualifying country
  • For the full and 75% scholarships – not have studied in a developed country previously (though applicants who have are welcome to apply for the 50% scholarships)
  • Have been accepted onto the MSc

Nationality

  • Eligible countries for RCPE Turner Scholarship : Congo (Democratic Republic of), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan,  Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • Eligible countries for 75% Scholarships: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Eligible countries for 75% Scholarships: Worldwide Countries except  DfID List Countries.

How to Apply

  •  Apply online, using the online application mode.
  • Supporting Material: Application will require supporting information, with translations where applicable, including:
    -A 250 – 500 word personal statement describing the relevance of your knowledge, skills and training to this programme as well as your academic interests, objectives and motivation for undertaking postgraduate study.
    -Two signed letters of reference from within the last two years and contact details for the referees.
    -Medical degree certificate, MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or similar.
    -A transcript of your medical degree certificate which provides details of degree examinations passed and the grades and marks awarded.
    -An English language certificate from within the last two years, if applicable.

Deadline: The deadline for scholarship applications for 2016 entry is 30th June 2016.
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