The Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) supports the development of pipeline of talent for the Digital Health and Care sector by awarding annually up to 20 FTE Master’s scholarships for students taking an MSc or MRes studies in Digital Health and Care in Scotland. The scholarships are funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC). Applications are submitted by the University of Glasgow on behalf of students.

Please visit Master’s funding in Digital Health and Care website for more information.

The scholarships are only available to British nationals domiciled in Scotland for at least the past three years and to EU students. Courses can be taken full-time or part-time. Students major projects must fit within one of the following themes:

  • Citizen empowerment and long-term condition management;
  • Service issues in Health and Care: demand and capacity management;
  • Health ageing and frailty;
  • Digital skills and workforce development in Health and Care.
  • Digital tools and services as an enabler in shifting care from hospital of institutional settings to the home
  • Digital technologies in the support of Population/Public Health and or Emergency Planning (ref Covid19 or similar epidemic/pandemic threats)

Eligible countries/regions

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden



How to apply

Applications are submitted by the University of Glasgow by June the 30th 2020. Therefore, students must express an interest in applying to the course coordinators who will then discuss a suitable major project proposal (of up to 2000 words), which fits within eligibility criteria. Successful awards are announced in mid-July.

Please see Master’s scholarships in Digital Health and Care for more details.

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