2024 University Of Edinburgh Masters Scholarships In Ophthalmology For African Students

The University of Edinburgh is offering the David/Pyott online distance learning Masters scholarships in Ophthalmology to students from Africa, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central, and Latin America.

These scholarships are available for those accepted into the university’s two-year, part-time online ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology for the academic session 2024-2025.

Scholarship Details

  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Funding Type: Partially Funded
  • Country to Study: Bauchi
  • School to Study: University of Edinburgh
  • Gender: Men and Women

Benefits of University of Edinburgh Masters Scholarship

Each scholarship covers the tuition fee for the entire programme of study and provides funding towards a laptop and internet service.

The award is tenable for two academic years, subject to academic progress.

Scholarship Courses

Requirements for University of Edinburgh Masters Scholarship

  • The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission to the online distance learning Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh.
  • 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. They should be advanced trainee ophthalmologists.
  • Applications from ophthalmologists in independent practice may also be considered.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit and the personal statement in which applicants describe their current contribution to their country’s local and national ophthalmology development plans and how they will use the scholarship to further contribute to the development of ophthalmology services in their country.

Application Process

  1. Complete an online EUCLID application for the ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology.
  2. Wait for a decision on the application via EUCLID.
  3. If eligible to join the course, accept the conditional or unconditional offer.
  4. Apply online for the scholarship via the Edinburgh Surgery Online (ESO) scholarships online application form.
  5. In the ESO Scholarships section, click on The David and Molly Pyott Foundation Scholarships title and then click on the link to apply online.
  6. Provide necessary information including University Application Number, Personal Statement, CV (Resumé), and Letter of Support.
  7. Await acknowledgment of the scholarship application from the ESO team.

Additional Information

  • If your application for scholarship is successful and a University-approved English language proficiency test (e.g., IELTS) is required to complete your EUCLID application for admission to the ChM in Clinical Ophthalmology, the cost of the exam will be met by the University of Edinburgh.
  • Please note that these scholarship awards are likely to be oversubscribed, and there is no guarantee of success.
  • Further information about the ChM programme is available on the University’s degree finder webpage for the ChM in Clinical Ophthalmology.
  • For more details, visit the University of Edinburgh website.


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