Global Research Scholarships for International Students at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2014/15

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University of Edinburgh is offering 30 Global Research Scholarships in UK. The awards are open to overseas students undertaking a research degree in any field of study. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships such as a Commonwealth Scholarship or a Marshall Scholarship. 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. Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application before the application deadline i.e. 3rd February 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Edinburgh.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing research program at University of Edinburgh.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK       

Eligibility: -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.
(a) Academic merit: 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.
(b) Excluding factors: The University of Edinburgh will not generally consider candidates who have already obtained a PhD, or formal equivalent, as a result of direct research training.
-Students already on programme can not be considered for these awards.
-Please also note that if you have applied for consecutive registration where you will start your Master’s programme of study in 2014 and your PhD the following year in 2015, that you will not be eligible to apply for an award in 2014.
-Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships such as a Commonwealth Scholarship, or a Marshall Scholarship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: 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 2014-2015. 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. Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

Number of award(s): 30 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships will be awarded for session 2014-2015.

Duration of award(s): Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

What does it cover? 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.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Successful applicants will receive their Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship result letter in April 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application before the application deadline i.e. 3rd February 2014.

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