Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications are open for the Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for master’s study in eligible Human Medical Programmes.


The medical scholarships which will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission in the 2022-2023 academic year will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study at the University.


Overview Of The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship


The University of Edinburgh has initiated Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship 2021-22 are available for eligible online postgraduate Masters programmes offered for the 2021-2022 academic session. The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission in the 2021-2022 academic year on one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes. The Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship would particularly welcome applications from students from Africa.


Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship Summary


Scholarship Sponsor(s): The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.


Scholarship Type: Tuition Funding


Host Institution(s): The University of Edinburgh, UK


Scholarship Worth: Not specified


Number of Awards: Several


Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)


Nationality: International Students


Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship Level/Fields of study


  • Integrative Neuroscience (MSc by Research) (Full-time)


  • Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) (MSc by Research)


  • Human Anatomy (MSc)


  • Science Communication and Public Engagement (MSc) (Full-time)


  • Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) (MSc)


  • Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) (MSc) (Part-time)


  • Science Communication and Public Engagement (MSc) (Online Learning) – 3 years


  • Medical Sciences (MMedSci by Research) (Full-time)


  • Cardiovascular Biology (MSc by Research)


  • Reproductive Sciences (MSc by Research)


  • MSc by Research Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair – 1 Year (Full-Time)


  • Clinical Ophthalmology (Online Learning) (ChM) – 2 Years (Part-time)


  • General Surgery (Online Learning) (ChM) (Part-time)


  • Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning) (ChM) (Part-time)


  • Urology (Online Learning) (ChM) (Part-time)


  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Online Learning) (ChM)


  • Clinical Management of Pain (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 Years (Part-time)


  • Critical Care (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 years (Part-time)


  • Internal Medicine (Online Learning) (MSc) (Part-time)


  • Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 years (Part-time)


  • Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) (MSc) (Part-time)


  • Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 Years (Part-time)


  • Restorative Dentistry (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 Years (Part-Time)


  • Surgical Sciences (Online Learning) (MSc) (Part-time)


  • Public Health (MPH) (Full Time)


  • Family Medicine (MFM) (Online Learning) – 3 Years (Part-time)


  • Master of Public Health (MPH) (Online Learning) (Part-time)


  • Clinical Trials (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 years (Part-time)


  • Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 Years (Part-time)


  • Epidemiology (Online Learning) (MSc) – 3 Years (Part-time)


  • Clinical Education (Online Learning) (MSc) (Part-time)


Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship Eligibility Criteria


To be considered for the Glenmore Postgraduate Scholarship 2022, applicants are to meet the following criteria:


  • Applicants must be admitted to study one of the eligible Human Medical Programmes at the University of Edinburgh.


  • Applicants must be currently domiciled in one of the eligible countries as derived from the DAC list of ODA recipients.


  • Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic and research abilities as scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.


  • Applicants must have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree programme from a recognized institution of higher learning.


Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship Eligible Countries


Applicants must be nationals of one of the following countries:


Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe


Selection Criteria


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of a personal statement.  


Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree. 


Candidates are encouraged to address the following questions in their personal statement (3500 characters maximum):


  • What specific elements of this programme attracted you to the University of Edinburgh?


  • How will successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh benefit your career and personal development?


  • How will successful completion of this programme at the University of Edinburgh enable you to contribute to your community/region or country?


Application Process


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.


The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 2nd June 2023.


In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to five working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.


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


When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to


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