This competitive scholarship covers the full tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance of £5,000. It is tenable for the duration of the programme of study.
The scholarship is open to self-financing applicants whose personal circumstances would make accepting an offer from the University of Edinburgh difficult.
They are awarded to citizens from the following countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for an undergraduate programme of study:
Applicants should have applied through the University and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) and been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh by the scholarship closing date of 1 April 2011.
The scholarship is not available to students already on programme.
The scholarship may be terminated at any time when an unsatisfactory progress report is received from the School or if the scholarship holder ceases to be registered as a full-time student at the University of Edinburgh.
Completed application forms must be received by Scholarships and Student Funding Services no later than 1 April 2011.
Eligible applicants should complete an online application form.
Scholarships and Student Funding Services
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
Work: +44 (0)131 651 4070
Fax: +44 (0)131 651 4066
Notification of award
A University of Edinburgh Selection Committee will meet in May 2011 to select the scholarship holders.
The scholarship winners will be announced in late May 2011.