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The University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships

 The University of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships 2013.14

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships for foreign Scholars in order to do Professionals Postgraduate degree through analysis study and also Three (03) Years to get the PHD research degree from University of Adelaide, (Australia) for year 2013-2014.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) program is actually sponsored through the means of department of Education, employment & workplace relations by the Commonwealth countries Government.The objective is actually in order to bring in excessive top quality foreign postgraduate scholars to fields connected with analysis durability around better postgraduate educational institutions to assist Australia’s analysis hard work. About fifteen (15) scholarship grants can perhaps be accessible around 2014 with regard to foreign scholars out of every country commencing postgraduate study analysis.


The scholarship will be awarded to applicants from Southern African countries who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study or PhD degree programme at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants may apply from the following countries:

  1.     Angola
  2.     Botswana
  3.     The Democratic Republic of Congo
  4.     Lesotho
  5.     Malawi
  6.     MozambiqueUniversity of Edinburgh Southern African Scholarships
  7.     Namibia
  8.     South Africa
  9.     Swaziland
  10.     United Republic of Tanzania
  11.     Zambia
  12.     Zimbabwe

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. Further details on how to make a postgraduate application can be found on the University website.

Eligibility Criteria

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


  1. Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.
  2. The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 26 April 2013.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in early May 2013 to select the scholarship holders and successful candidates will be notified shortly afterwards.

Postgraduate prospectus
Postgraduate Master’s Online Scholarship Application Form
Postgraduate Research Online Scholarship Application Form