The School of Divinity is happy to accept applications from excellent overseas candidates for enrollment into postgraduate Taught Masters studies in 2022-2023.
Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie was a visiting student at New College in 1955-56 and went on to become a worldwide church leader, finally serving as Chaplain to the United States Senate from 1995 to 2003. His scholarship fund will assist the most qualified students from throughout the world who would not be able to study at Edinburgh otherwise.
About the Scholarship:
The Institution of Edinburgh is the oldest civic foundation in the English-speaking world and the sixth oldest university in the United Kingdom. Over 44,000 students are currently enrolled at the University, which is located across five sites throughout the city. Art, musical instruments, natural history, geology, anatomy, rare books, and manuscripts are among the world’s most important collections housed on these campuses. All first-year students from outside Edinburgh will get a University of Edinburgh housing offer. Over 25 locations offer lodging, all of which are within a short walk or bus ride of Edinburgh’s city center. Pollock Hall, 2 kilometers from the city center, has 1,900 catered rooms. There are en suite, ordinary, and shared rooms available. Self-catering is also provided in a variety of halls and apartments throughout the city, with each flat housing up to six students. At the start of each academic year, the University of Edinburgh offers an accommodation advising service to assist students looking for private housing. They have been given the renowned Queen’s Anniversary Prize five times, and 83 percent of their research has lately been judged world leading or internationally excellent. In addition, since 1967, its commercial service has assisted in the development of over 500 businesses. Edinburgh University offers a high-quality learning and teaching environment to its 26,000 undergraduate and more than 15,000 postgraduate students, 45 percent of whom are from outside the United Kingdom. The university is also at the forefront of the development of new forms of education: it was the first in the UK to offer massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) to students all over the world, and it received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2013 for its distance learning masters programs, which have reshaped postgraduate education for trainee surgeons. More than 15,000 people work at the university, with 36 percent of academics coming from outside the country, allowing it to make a major, long-term, and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the United Kingdom, and the rest of the globe. The University’s Centre for Cardiovascular Science was awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015 for its research into coronary heart disease, which has resulted in a significant drop in death rates thanks to breakthrough therapies and guidelines, saving many lives. The institution has a distinguished history of research, invention, and innovation, including the Higgs boson theory, for which Professor Peter Higgs received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2013, and the cloning of Dolly the Sheep at the university’s Roslin Institute. In the most current assessment of research excellence in UK universities, 38 percent of the university’s research was ranked world-leading, and 45 percent was rated internationally good. Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is regarded as one of Europe’s greenest and most architecturally attractive cities, and its beauty and scientific repute have won it the moniker “the Athens of the North” since the 18th century. The University of Edinburgh is an important part of the city, contributing to its lively atmosphere. Since 2001, readers of the Observer, Conde Naste (Award Winner for Best City), and Guardian have continuously picked Edinburgh as their ‘Favourite UK City.’ Edinburgh is easily accessible by road, rail, and air from all major cities in the UK and abroad.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Edinburgh
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: $10,000
Study Level: Undergraduate
Nationality: International Students
The scholarship will cover half of the tuition expenses levied on an international postgraduate student.
Eligibility for Scholarship.
- Two scholarships will be offered to students who have applied for full-time admission to the School of Divinity’s on-campus postgraduate Masters program beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. Academic merit is used to determine awards.
- Eligible applicants should not wait for an offer of admission before applying for the scholarship; nevertheless, in order to be given a scholarship, an offer of admission is required.
Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarships Interview Date, Process, and Location
Applicants must have a UK 2:1 honours degree in theology/religious studies or a cognate discipline with a mark of at least 65 percent, or its international equivalent. For North American applicants, 65 percent equates to a GPA of 3.40.
The University of Edinburgh 2022 Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarships is open to all International Students
- Applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh in order to use the scholarship application procedure. Please keep in mind that it can take up to ten working days for all system checks to be performed and access to be given after an application for admission is submitted.
- The online scholarship application form can be found in EUCLID and accessible through MyEd, our web-based information portal, at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk/.
- You will need your University User Name and Password to access MyEd. Please visit http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance if you require assistance.
The application deadline for University of Edinburgh 2022 Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarship is April 6, 2022