Funding options

Find out what funding may be available to you to help with course costs.

Scottish Funding Council Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships 2014

24x Full Fee (UK/EU) Scholarships were available to UK nationals permanently domiciled in Scotland as well as EU nationals who had been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Master's degree programme in 2014.

Scottish Power Scholarships

These Masters Scholarships, provided by the Scottish Power Foundation in partnership with its Spanish equivalent Fundacion Iberdrola, are available in the following areas:

Renewable energy Sustainable energy system Environment Clean combustion technologies Emissions management Energy efficiency Energy storage Electric vehicle Smart distribution networks

The scholarships aim to contribute to the education of young professionals with the capabilities required to lead the energy industry into the future.

Each award covers tuition fees plus a maintenance allowance of £1,200 per month. Awards are made for a maximum duration of one calendar year.

School of GeoSciences Bursaries

£1000 Bursaries may be available for any applicant to a School-owned Programme who has an accepted place by 30 June 2015

Postgraduate GeoSciences Scholarships

Visit the Postgraduate GeoSciences Scholarships for further information on Scholarship opportunities.

Further funding options

School of GeoSciences Scholarships

The School of GeoSciences offers a suite of Scholarship and Bursary opportunities. For more information, please visit our Scholarship Website.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh offers a wide range of scholarships to support students of all nationalities. These include the Edinburgh Global Master’s Scholarship and many other region- and country-specific scholarships.

These scholarships have a separate application process. For most of the scholarships you will need to have already applied for a place on the MSc before you can apply for the scholarship. The deadlines for these scholarships range from October to May, so you need to apply early to the MSc to be able to apply for the full range of scholarships.

Graduate Discount Scheme

If you already have an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh, you will be eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees.


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