Lt.Col Jack Wishart Masters Scholarship, Edinburgh
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Lt.Col Jack Wishart Masters Scholarship, Edinburgh

Lt.Col Jack Wishart Masters Scholarship 

The University of Edinburgh online masters scholarships is now offering Lt.Col Jack Wishart Scholarship which is an online distance learning.

The University of Edinburgh is pleased to invite applications for the Lt.Col Jack Wishart Masters Scholarship Program. The scholarship is exclusively open to University of Edinburgh students enrolled on the ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) program in the 2019-2020 academic session. Only those coming from the countries mentioned below are welcome to apply.

One scholarship is available to applicants enrolled on the ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) program, commencing in the 2019-2020 academic session.

About ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) program

This two-year part-time master’s program in the virtual learning environment of the University of Edinburgh, fully taught online, is designed to give you the freedom to study with flexibility. This two-year, part-time masters program, taught entirely online, is offered by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh and leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM).

Based on the Intercollegiate Surgery Training Program of the United Kingdom, the program offers traumatology and orthopedic apprentices the opportunity to choose advanced modules for their established specialty and supports learning Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) examinations.

The trainees are trained by experienced tutors, all the leading clinicians in their field, and have access to a large structured learning resource that includes educational materials, including an unprecedented online library. The examples illustrate technical skills and procedures, as well as basic knowledge and clinical skills.

In the first year of the program, the basic compulsory modules cover the basic aspects of the subspecialty. The modules are taught and evaluated using a clinical approach based on problem-solving, supported by a systematic review of the course material.

In the second year, students follow a didactic unit as they reflect their interest in the subspecialty. Academic modules (basic and specialized) explore research and teaching methods, as well as the development of skills to analyze published evidence and operate interactive clinical communication and written skills. Apprentices must write an academic critique in an appropriate subspecialty field of work during the two-year study period, such as that resulting from publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the selected subspecialty of the surgery and be able to apply this knowledge to the evaluation and systematic management of elective, urgent and emergency clinic patients;
  • Recognize the contribution of the direction and responsibility of the surgeon in the multidisciplinary management of complex surgical diseases;
  • Think about daily practice critically about surgery in the context of recent events and engage in a critical dialogue with your colleagues and other experts in your specialties;
  • Apply the general design principles of clinical studies, ethics, and statistics to critically evaluate the scientific literature in surgical research and make informed judgments about emerging and emerging problems in surgery;
  • Exercise a high level of autonomy and initiative in professional activities at the level of independent surgical practice.

Level/Field of Study

Lt.Col Jack Wishart Scholarship is for students who are enrolled for ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) program.

Host Nationality

Lt.Col Jack Wishart Scholarship is hosted at the University of Edinburgh in the UK.

Eligible Nationality

Eligible applicants must have been accepted to study the ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) commencing in 2019-2020 and be a citizen/national and resident of the following countries:

  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Moldova
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine

Scholarship Worth

Lt.Col Jack Wishart Scholarship award will contribute £500 per year toward tuition fees and is tenable for two academic years.

Lt.Col Jack Wishart Masters Scholarship Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

  • Potential candidates should normally have acquired their MRCS (or equivalent evaluation stage) and be an advanced orthopedic apprentice (ST [specialist training years] 5-6 in the United Kingdom or its equivalent outside the United Kingdom.
  • Completed at least four years of specialized training in traumatology and orthopedics before the proposed date of admission to the program and will obtain the status prior to the FRCS.
  • The candidates should have already been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and have either firmly accepted this offer or intend to do so.
  • Applicants who have already started their study program on the closing date are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Eligible applicants must be accepted to study the ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Distance Learning) commencing in 2019-2020.
  • Eligible candidates will have completed at least 4 years of specialized training in trauma and orthopedics before the proposed admission date to the program and will have a status prior to the FRCS.
  • For applicants who already have FRCS status, we will review each application on a case-by-case basis and accept if there is a substantial training element in their current position.

How to Apply

Eligible applicants should complete an online application. Please click the link below to access the application form.

Apply Here

Application Deadline

All Information on how to apply will follow shortly – the closing date will be 30 August 2019. All applicants will be notified about the result by the end of July 2019. The Program starts on 9 September 2019.

Scholarship Link

Website and Application Link

Further information

  • Programme Directors, John McKinley, and Matt Moran
  • Phone: +44 (0)131 651 4932
  • Email: chm.info@ed.ac.uk
  • ChM Programme Administration
  • University of Edinburgh, ESSQ Office Room G10/G11
  • Simon Laurie House, 196 Canongate
  • Central Campus
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 8AQ


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