The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh

Description Of The Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh is calling for applications for The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship at the University. Three scholarships are available for eligible postgraduate Masters programmes offered by the University in the 2022-2023 academic session. It is an annual scholarship meant for outstanding scholars from developing countries.

Levels and Areas of Studies Covered

  • 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)

Place Of Study

Studies will be undertaken at the University of Edinburgh UK. Most of the programmes are online-based.

Value of The Scholarship

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study.

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Who can apply for The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship?

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission in the academic year to one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes above. The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship would, particularly welcome applications from students from Africa. However, other developing countries are free to apply. CLICK HERE to check if your country is eligible to apply.

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.

It is envisioned that successful applicants, on completion of their studies, will continue to work in countries that will benefit most from their furthered medical education.


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 must also include a personal statement that addresses the following questions (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 own 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?

Scholarship Application Instruction

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application system unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and to access the online application form.

Application Submission Deadline

The scholarship deadline is 11:59 BST on 2nd June 2022. (Annual).

How To Apply For This Scholarship

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web-based information portal at

Scholarship Website and Application Link