The University of Edinburgh, UK is awarding an educational fund to outstanding students who are willing to undergo a degree program at the Institution.

Applicants must have, or anticipate having, an unconditional firm offer for the 2021 – 2022 academic session. The scholarship awards will cover tuition fees and are tenable for three years.


  • The opportunities are available to students born and working in East Africa who would like to study towards the Master of Family Medicine online distance learning programme offered by the University of Edinburgh commencing in September 2021.

Application Deadline: 1st June 2021

Eligible Countries: East Africa

Type: Master’s

Award: Tuition fee

Number of Awards: Not Known

Method of Application: Please submit your CV and a 500 – 800 word summary of your reasons for applying for the master’s program. In assessing applications, we will look for applicants who are currently practicing medicine and can demonstrate that they have:

  • The potential to contribute to national and local policy; taking forward a new way of providing healthcare that is equitable and that goes some way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals for the future.
  • A vision for improving the way that healthcare is delivered and who look to shape global health policy through the WHO agenda for more equitable and primary health led care.

Applications should be made to

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