Edinburgh Online Distance Masters Scholarship 2016 for Developing Countries

Deadline: 3 June 2016

The University of Edinburgh is currently inviting applications for its Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Master’s Scholarship 2016. They will offer 4 scholarships for distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students pursuing any distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University.

The winners of the scholarships will be announced in July 2016.

Eligible Countries

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros,  Congo, Dem Rep Côte d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, The Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Kenya, Korea, Dem Rep, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Rep, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees over three years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the eligible countries (mentioned above).
  • 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 intending to study a distance learning PgCert are only eligible to apply if that PgCert is part of a distance learning Master’s programme.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online through the website.

For more information, please visit Scholarship Program.


  1. hello.that such an excellent programme.i am BED science can i get msc scholarship

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hi Elisha,
      Please read the eligibility criteria before applying. If you satisfy all, you can proceed with your application via the link mentioned on the last line of the article.
      Good luck!