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Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships UK 2019

The University of Edinburgh scholarships are being offered to scholars to complete their Ph.D. research program at the institution.  The award known as Edinburgh Global Research scholarships will cover any of the Ph.D. courses offered at the school for the 2019-2020 academic year.

About the Institution-

Located in Scotland UK, Edinburgh is the home of this prestigious university.  The school opened for admissions as early as 1583The university is divided into three colleges. Today the school is rich in cultural diversification as students from all over the world come there for their studies

Scholarship Summary

  • Course Level:    PhD
  • Eligible Nationals:    International students from all over the world
  • Host Institution: University of Edinburgh
  • Location:   United Kingdom (UK)
  • Application deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Course start date: September 2019

 The Scholarship Value

Subject to all satisfactory progress of the awardee, this scholarship shall be tenable for up to three years

The scholarship shall cover any difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that being charged to an overseas graduate student. However, note that maintenance costs are not covered

Level & Fields of Study Covered

The award shall cover only Ph.D. Programme in any course of study offered at the University

Eligibility Criteria for the Durham Doctoral Scholarships

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, prospective applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be an overseas fee-paying student. That is, he must be paying tuition fees at the rate that is applicable to an overseas student.
  • Applicants must have applied for admission to the school for a full-time Ph.D. programme
  • Applicants must be academically outstanding and should have a viable potential in areas of research. Applicants with 2.1 and first class shall be considered. However, to have a competitive edge, you have had a first class and a good Master’s degree result.
  • Please note that the school will not accept those who already have a PhD for this award
  • Students who have applied for Masters programme for 2019 and PhD for 2020 are not eligible for the award
  • Holders of Global Research Scholarships cannot hold Commonwealth Scholarships or Marshall Scholarships

 How to Submit an Application

In order to apply successfully for the Durham Doctoral Scholarships please follow these steps

All information regarding how to apply shall be made available soon at the official website soon. Ensure to follow the website to know when it opens. All applications close 1 February 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by April 2019

For further details of the scholarship, visit their official   Scholarship Page  to get the complete information on the program and application process

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