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David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship

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Posted on February 4, 2016
Topic: Grants
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Six online distance learning Master's scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central and South America.

Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time program of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.

The scholarship is funded by the generous support of the David E I Pyott Foundation.

The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on 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. Applicants should be advanced trainee ophthalmologists or independently practising ophthalmologists.

Applicants must be both nationals of and resident of the following countries:

Algeria Chile Guinea-Bissau Namibia South Africa
Angola Colombia Guyana Nepal South Sudan
Argentina Comoros Honduras Nicaragua Sri Lanka
Bangladesh Congo India Niger Sudan
Belize Congo (Democratic Republic) Indonesia Nigeria Suriname
Bolivia Costa Rica Kenya Pakistan Swaziland
Botswana Djibouti Laos [Lao PDR] Panama Tanzania
Brazil Ecuador Liberia Paraguay Thailand
Brunei [Brunei Darussalam] Egypt Libya Peru Togo
Burkina (Burkina Faso) El Salvador Madagascar Philippines Tunisia
Burma [Myanmar] Equatorial Guinea Malawi Rwanda Uganda
Burundi Eritrea Malaysia Sao Tome and Principe Uruguay
Cambodia Ethiopia Mali Senegal Venezuela
Cameroon Gabon Mauritania Seychelles Vietnam
Cape Verde Gambia, The Mauritius Sierra Leone Zambia
Central African Republic Guatemala Morocco Singapore Zimbabwe
Chad Guinea Mozambique Somalia  


The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent.

To apply for a scholarship you must first apply for admission at the University of Edinburgh.

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application by July 29, 2016.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

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