£15,609 Doctoral Scholarship to Study at The University of Edinburgh – UK 2021

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details



The University of Edinburgh Center for Cardiovascular Sciences and the University of Copenhagen Jointly Offer Doctoral Scholarships in Dissection of the Genetic Drivers of Obesity-Related Metabolic Diseases, for Successful International Students. The academic year 2022-2023.

The University of Edinburgh is Scotland’s oldest and most important university, offering courses in the arts, humanities, and computer science. It offers international students a variety of undergraduate and graduates degree programs.

Students can advance their careers by participating in leadership training in college. Students will be able to study in a variety of ways, including programs taught on campus and part-time study online.

About Edinburgh University

The University of Edinburgh is a renovated teaching and research center in Scotland and was founded in 1583, making it one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom.

The University of Edinburgh is among the largest and most prestigious universities in the UK and currently ranks 17th in the QS World University Rankings.

A total of 22 schools make up the University, with about 6,000 of the 27,500 students currently enrolled internationally.

Educationally, Edinburgh is well-known for its strong base in science and medicine; home to multiple inventions and discoveries such as the telephone, penicillin, and anesthetic. Ranking high in humanities, the institution has the oldest Dept. in English Lit. in the United Kingdom.

listed as a world heritage site, and being the capital of Scotland, it has a strong reputation as one of the architecturally and greenest cities in Europe. Beautiful city with a long history in science since the 18th century, hence the nickname ‘The Athens of the North.

The University of Edinburgh plays an integral role in the city, contributing greatly to its vibrant atmosphere.

Since 2001 Edinburgh has been consistently voted ‘UK Favorite City by readers of Observer, Conde Naste (Winner of Best City 2010), and Guardian. Excellent road, rail, and air transport links make Edinburgh accessible from all major UK cities and beyond.

Title to Receive: Doctorate

Place of Study: United Kingdom

Offeror: University of Edinburgh / University of Copenhagen

Language(s): English

Modality: Face-to-face

Application Limit: 10/31/2021

Package Offered:

  • The scholarship offers an international fee waiver, a 4-year UKRI-level stipend (£ 15,609 on 21/22, in annual increments), £ 5K APC, and £ 400 for travel.
  • The scholarship does not cover travel expenses, medical insurance, or study materials.

Countries that can apply:

  • Switzerland
  • Japan
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Australia
  • United States
  • Norway
  • France
  • Asian countries
  • African countries


  • Acceptable Course (s): Doctorate in Dissection of Genetic Drivers of Obesity-Related Metabolic Diseases.
  • Applicants must have a strong background in computer architectures and machine learning and proficient skills in C, C ++, and Python.
  • Applicants must have a first-class bachelor’s degree and/or a master’s degree with distinction in computer science or highly related subjects.
  • Knowledge of deep learning, optimization, distributed systems, and high-performance computing is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with recent research on Dr. Mai’s artificial intelligence system.
  • To apply, applicants must first enter a doctoral program at the University. After that, candidates must apply through the online application form.
  • Students are required to submit all transcripts and degree certificates (and certified translations if applicable), a short research proposal (maximum 2 pages), a full CV, and a cover letter describing their background, suitability for the Ph.D., and interests of research (maximum 2 pages) and two references.
  • Applicants must demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. For more information, see the English language requirements.

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