UK and International Scholarships

The MSc Internal Medicine and MSc Critical Care are part-time, online learning courses delivered by the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the College, UK and International Scholarships aims at giving talented individuals the opportunity to do their MSc course.

For more information about the UK and International Scholarships, this blog got you covered as it has all the answers to your questions just kindly ensure you read till the end.

MSc scholarship applications for 2023 are now open. Please note that applications will close at 09.00 (UK time) on 31 May 2023. Applicants must have received confirmation from the University of Edinburgh that they have been accepted onto the MSc and paid the University deposit if required, so please apply to the University in sufficient time to facilitate this.

The UK and International Scholarships Breakdown:

  • Name of Organization: University of Edinburgh
  • Award: MSc scholarship.
  • Deadline: 31 May 2023
  • Study In: UK

100% UK and International Scholarships:

One full scholarship for each MSc course for a student who is a resident citizen of a Sub-Saharan African Scottish Government International Development partner country (Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia) or a Sub-Saharan African country listed as low income country by the World Bank

Eligible Countries for the UK and International Scholarships:

Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Rep, Congo Democratic Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Toga, Uganda.

Also check: Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship, UK.


To apply applicants must:

  • Be self-funding (support from friends and relatives is acceptable)
  • Be a resident citizen in a qualifying country
  • For the 100% and 75% scholarships – applicants should not have previously studied, worked or resided in a World Bank high or upper middle income country (though applicants who have are welcome to apply for the 50% scholarships).
  • Have been accepted onto the MSc Internal Medicine or MSc Critical Care. Applicants must have firm status at the time of submission and have paid the University deposit.

RCPE will not reimburse scholarship winners the deposit paid to the University for the MSc Internal Medicine.
Available to new applicants or Y2 & Y3 students enrolled already in MSc Internal Medicine or MSc Critical Care.
World Bank Country Classification
A full list of World Bank country income classification can be found at is external)

Application and Selection Process:

We will use the information you supply in the University MSc application process and supplement this with your responses to the following questions:

  • Please tell us how your attainment of this MSc will benefit your clinical practice, the patients you work with and your home location (250 words max)
  • Please tell us why you are interested in this specific programme (250 words max)
  • Please explain why you should be considered for a RCPE Scholarship including information about your career to date and any financial limitations you may have (250 words max)

Each question will be anonymously scored by four assessors. Where the scores are tied, the College reserves the right to make the final decision. Priority will be given to those who are in their first 10 years post-qualifying of their profession.

You can apply for a RCPE scholarship here.

If you have any queries about the scholarship application process please contact Rose Dodgson ( sends e-mail)



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Imperial College London

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