Research Scholarships for UK/EU Students at University of Edinburgh in UK 2013
About Scholarship: These awards are designed to attract high quality overseas research students to the University of Edinburgh.30 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships will be awarded for session 2013-2014.Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.
Study: Courses offered by University
Course Level: Research programme
Scholarship By: University of Edinburgh
Number of awards: 30
Duration: Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.
-The awards are open to overseas students undertaking a research degree and may be held in any field of study.
-Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study.
Selection Criteria: Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and research potential.
-Although candidates with an upper second class honours Bachelor’s degree (or the overseas equivalent) can be considered, in order to be competitive you should really have a first class Bachelor’s degree supplemented by an excellent Master’s degree.
-Other factors such as financial status, nationality and the proposed field of study are not taken into account.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Scholarship is open for UK/EU researchers.
Notifications: The deadline for the receipt of College nominations and associated Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship applications to Scholarships and Student Funding Services is 1 February 2013.
-Successful applications will receive their Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship result letter in April 2013.
Note: 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.
Deadline: The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 1 February 2013
Further Information: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/global/research