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Phishing Message to Students from The Student Loans Company

Practical guidance for students and top tips on how they can safeguard their funds can be found at the link above.

Further instructions are also provided if a student believes they have received any communication that is suspicious, or are concerned about the safety of their account.

Any student who has responded to a phishing e-mail must change their account password and forward the phishing e-mail to our Security team at

Phishing Message from SLC

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

92 Master's Scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland as well as EU nationals who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Master's degree programme.

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

Change to international fees

International students are to benefit from a system of fixed fees.

Change to international fees

Chevening Scholars Talk About Student Life in Edinburgh

Chevening Scholars from Indonesia, Ukraine, China and Malaysia talk about their experiences studying at the University of Edinburgh

Chevening video

New Accommodation Bursary for Scotland domiciled students

A new University bursary scheme aims to help University of Edinburgh undergraduates from across Scotland with the costs of living away from home.

Bursary helps students meet living costs

Postgraduate Open Day

Scholarships and Student Funding Services will be at the Postgraduate Open Day later this month, find us in the Informatics Forum.

Postgraduate Open Day

Lloyds Scholars Programme

Fifteen Lloyds Scholarships will be offered to students commencing an undergraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh in the 2012-2013 academic session

Lloyds Scholars Programme

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Applications for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships are now being received for 2012-2013. The University of Edinburgh will be offering 8 scholarships for postgraduate Master's study.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1st June 2012.

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Iberdrola Foundation Scholarships

The Fundación Iberdrola is seeking applications for Scholarships for Postgraduate Masters study in energy and environment related topics which are open to students of Spanish, British and U.S nationality.

Further details and the online scholarship application form are now available.

Iberdrola Foundation Scholarships

New undergraduate scholarships for North America

To launch the University's Noth America Office, the University of Edinburgh will award five scholarships in 2012 to students from North America accepted for full-time admission to an undergraduate programme.

Principal's North America Undergraduate Scholarships 2012

WARNING! Student Loans - Phishing Scams

Students are often targeted with phishing emails around payment dates and you may receive emails which appear to be from the Student Loan Company.

Student Loans - Phishing Scams

UK’s most generous bursary package

The University of Edinburgh is to offer the most generous bursary package within the UK for those on the lowest household incomes.

UK’s most generous bursary package

University celebration for MTEM Scholars

University reception welcomes 164 PhD scholars who have benefited from £2.6 Million of funding from MTEM to help them undertake their research into areas that cross the disciplines.

Scholars toast spin-out success

Sir Ratan Tata Scholarships

The Sir Ratan Tata Trust and the University of Edinburgh offers a joint scholarship to Indian students wishing to pursue a Master’s programme at the University in the broad field of Development Studies, with special focus on Developmental Economics, Public Health or Science-Technology-Society (STS) Studies.

Deadline for applications is 20 June 2011.

Sir Ratan Tata - University of Edinburgh Joint Scholarship 2011

New Masters Scholarship for students from Japan

Up to six Master's scholarships for students from the Tohoku, Northern Kanto, and Hokkaido regions undertaking a postgraduate Master's degree programme offered by the University of Edinburgh in the academic session 2011-2012.

Study Abroad opportunities with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

Funding for doctoral study in New Zealand and Master's study and Fellowship in developeing Commonwealth countries now available for 2012.

Study Abroad opportunities

Canadian Studies New PhD Studentship

Applications are invited for a new PhD Studentship, worth £4,000 per annum, commencing September 2011. The Studentship is jointly funded by the Foundation for Canadian Studies in the United Kingdom and the Graduate School of Social and Political Science.

ESRC Studentships 2011

The University of Edinburgh, as a member institution of the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre, welcomes applications for ESRC 1+3 and +3 doctoral studentships in eligible areas.

Economic and Social Research Council

Fulbright Awards 2012-13 - Applications now available

Applications for UK Fulbright Awards for study, research and/or lecturing in the United States in 2012-13 are now available.

Applications are available online and must be received by 31 May 2011. Full details on each of the various award categories, and step-by-step instructions on how to apply, can be found on the Fulbright Commission website.

Fulbright Commission

Carnegie Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries

Eight awards are offered to University of Edinburgh students undertaking either a one year, full-time or two year, part-time taught postgraduate degree in any subject offered by the University of Edinburgh commencing in the 2011-2012 academic session. Please check out further criteria and how to apply.

Carnegie Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries

Santander Universities USA

The University has been informed of some further Santander funding which provides the opportunity for international students, alumni and staff the possibility to study abroad. Santander Universities USA has partnered with 2 institutions: UCLA and Brown.

Santander Universities USA

Charles Darwin International Scholarships

Up to 50 prestigious Charles Darwin postgraduate research scholarships based within the world-renowned College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are available for students starting their postgraduate degree in September 2011.

Charles Darwin International Scholarships

Principal's Indian Masters Scholarships

To celebrate the University's strong ties with Edinburgh and to mark the opening of a new liaison office in Mumbai, The University of Edinburgh will offer 15 Masters scholarships for students from India for postgraduate Masters study in any subject offered by the University for the 2011-2012 academic session.

Each scholarship will have a value of £3,000 each and will be tenable for one academic year.

Principal's Indian Masters Scholarships

OSI Global Supplementary Grant Program

The Open Society Scholarship Programs is pleased to announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the academic year 2011-2012. The GSGP Program offers supplementary grants to doctoral students from select countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union and Mongolia, the Middle/Near East, and south Asia.

OSI Global Supplementary Grant Program

AXA PhD Fellowships

A number of PhD Fellowships are available through the AXA Research Fund.

The University of Edinburgh is are able to propose two candidates to AXA for their consideration. Further details on the selection criteria, value of the award, and areas of eligible research areas can be found on the Scholarships and Student Funding Services website. Internal deadline for applicaions: 11th March 2011.

Fundación IBERDROLA Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students of Spanish, British and U.S nationality for Master's study in energy and environment related topics in Spain during 2011-2012.

Deadline for applications is 7 February 2011.

Fundación IBERDROLA Scholarships

Scholarships are available for study in India from Summer 2010 at undergraduate or postgraduate level within an Indian institution. Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified UK citizens with a closing date for applications of 7 February 2011.

India - Commonwealth Scholarships

Three scholarships, funded by Santander, are available to students spending a full year studying abroad in Chile, Mexico, Portugal, Spain or the USA at a Santander approved University.

Each scholarship has a value of 5,000 euros.

Formula Santander Scholarships

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) required savings of £55 million results in pause on Chevening Scholarship programme awards for 2010-2011.

Chevening Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will begin participating in the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program in Summer 2010.

Transition to the Direct Loan Program

Over 170 access and accommodation bursaries are available to UK undergraduates starting their degree programme in 2010-2011.

Undergraduate bursaries for 2010

Our website has just moved to a new location, hosted by Polopoly.

Scholarships Office to launch new website

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