Below is information about some of the scholarships and funding opportunities available to postgraduate research students. Please search the Scholarships and Student Funding pages where you mind find other awards you may be eligible for.
Economic and Social Research Council studentships
The University of Edinburgh is a member institution of the Scotland-wide Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centres (SGSSS DTC) which is funded and accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
The McMillan Awards
These one-year awards are for on-programme PhD students. Professor James F. (Jim) McMillan (1948-2010), was Richard Pares Professor of History and the founding Head of the (then) School of History and Classics at Edinburgh. He was a celebrated researcher, teacher and postgraduate supervisor, and the School wishes to associate a new generation of scholars with his achievement and legacy.
Scholarships and Student Funding Services
The School funding pages list a few key awards, but visit the University's Scholarships and Student Funding Services pages for other awards you may be eligible for.
The School is also happy to support PhD candidates applying for external funding for their PhD.