Clinical Trials (Online Learning), Master | Part time online | The University of Edinburgh | United Kingdom
36 months
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6370 GBP/year
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About

The Clinical Trials (Online Learning) programme offered by The University of Edinburgh will support the demand for appropriately qualified health professionals to lead clinical trials of all phases. It is suitable for graduates in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, life sciences and other allied disciplines involved in Clinical Trials.  

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Overview

Never more relevant, our mission is to equip our global students with the principles underpinning the design, management, appraisal and reporting of clinical trials to improve health. Join the  Clinical Trials (Online Learning) programme offered by The University of Edinburgh to learn more.

Study with us to gain a qualification in the theory and practice of health care interventions including randomised control trials. Our suite of online courses allows students to qualify at Certificate, Diploma and Masters level.

How is it taught? 

Each course is divided into a set of themed sections in which material is presented in a blend of short online lectures, practical case studies, directed readings, podcasts and archived webinars. Discussion board tasks and live expert guest lectures offer an opportunity for collaborative critical discourse and debate of current issues under the guidance of expert teaching staff.

Career opportunities

Our Certificate, Diploma and Masters courses are designed to improve your prospects in the rapidly growing field of clinical trials research. Students have found excellent opportunities in academia, the public and non-profit health sectors and industry including pharmaceutical and biotech companies and contract research organisations (CROs).

Roles exist in a variety of areas including:

  • Clinical research - trial managers, administrators, clinical research associates

  • Quality Assurance and Control - trial monitors, QA managers, pharmacovigilance

  • Data management - data managers, biostatistics and programming

  • Regulatory affairs - global regulatory lead, information management associate, executive roles

  • Medical affairs - Chief and Principal Investigators, medical liaison, medical communications and writing

  • Product development - medical devices

Programme Structure

You can study to Masters, Diploma or Certificate level.

  • In year one, students will follow 2 compulsory courses ensuring a solid foundation in the basics of randomised control trials and medical statistics, and the ethical and regulatory context underpinning clinical research.
  • Our suite of elective courses offers students the opportunity to explore areas of interest in more depth and to tailor the programme to their own learning needs and career goals. 
  • Year 1 – Certificate - Two 20 credit compulsory courses and one 20 credit elective

  • Year 2 – Diploma - a total of 60 credits from our list of electives

  • Year 3 – Masters - dissertation year 60 credits

  • We also offer the option for students to take individual courses under the Postgraduate Professional Development (PPD) scheme. Tuition fees are paid on a course-by-course basis.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MSc - 180
  • PgDip - 120
  • PgCert - 60
  • PgProfDev - 50

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent), or a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
  • We may also consider your application if you have 3-5 years' relevant work experience; please contact the programme team to check before you apply. You may be admitted to certificate level only in the first instance. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6370 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6370 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • PG Professional Development: 10 credits £1,065; 20 credits £2,125

Funding

 

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Clinical Trials (Online Learning).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
15840 GBP
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 May 2024
The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
05 Jun 2024
Edinburgh Global Online Learning Masters Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
School of Divinity Postgraduate Masters Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel) Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
300000 JPY
Deadline
31 May 2024
Takahashi and Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
Richard Davidson Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
44768 GBP
Deadline
03 Jul 2024
Pamela Jackson Memorial Scholarship in Musical Instrument Research
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
15000 GBP
Deadline
10 May 2024
Asylum Seeker Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
14100 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Edinburgh College of Art EU Scholarships Scheme
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Moray House Country Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Leadership Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Diversity Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Achievement Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2400 GBP
Deadline
04 May 2024
William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2300 GBP
Deadline
04 May 2024
John Orr Research Award
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
Somewhere MBA LGBT+ Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Nyerere Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 May 2024
Muriel Smith Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
17000 GBP
Deadline
24 Apr 2024
The Burdett Fellows Studentship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based

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UK Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Eon Essay Contest
Merit-based

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Eon Essay Contest
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
31 May 2024
Global Wales Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
31 May 2024
GREAT Scholarships at University of Derby
Merit-based Need-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
14 May 2024
Study a Masters in Europe Scholarships
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
Wear & I Fashion Pioneer Scholarship
Merit-based

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WEAR & I
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Merit-based Need-based

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DFID/UK Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Government of the United Kingdom
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
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Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Rapid Formations
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
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Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
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Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Exploring Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Adoption in Various Industries Scholarship
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Casinos Blockchain
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
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Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
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