The Garden Scholarship in Surgical Sciences – Distance Learning

The Garden Scholarship in Surgical Sciences – Distance Learning

Deadline: May 2, 2016

The University of Edinburgh will offer one Master’s scholarship for the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University.

The scholarship will be awarded to a second or third year student enrolled on the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning programme at the University of Edinburgh.


To be eligible, applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the following countries:

Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique,  Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit and evidence of a commitment to a career in surgery. Candidates must have performed satisfactorily in the academic year of the MSc in Surgical Sciences prior to application for an award.

Scholarship Worth

The scholarship has a total value of £1,000, which will be deducted from the annual tuition fee for the part-time programme of study. Successful candidates who receive the award in their second year of study can re-apply for a scholarship their third year of study.

How to Apply

The application form begins on this page  and you will be asked to provide the following-

  • Your personal details
  • Details of any degrees you hold or expect to hold
  • A personal statement of no more than 300 words
  • Any additional information that you believe would enhance your application
  • Details of any other scholarships or awards you hold or have held

Once started, it is not possible to save incomplete scholarship applications so make sure you have everything you need before beginning the application process.

For more information, visit the University of Edinburgh’s Garden Scholarship webpage.