Scholarships and Student Funding

The John D Matthews Postgraduate Scholarship for Medical Research

This scholarship is awarded to a postgraduate student undertaking an MSc by Research or a PhD degree programme in Neurology at the University of Edinburgh.

The value of the award is a maximum of £1,000 per annum towards fees, conference travel, or additional training costs. The award will tenable for one year if awarded to an Masters student, and for the duration of the programme of study if awarded to a PhD student, subject to satisfactory academic progress.


The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit to a postgraduate student pursuing research into neurology within the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences.


The application deadline for this award has now passed. We can no longer accept applications for this award.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee will meet in early 2012 to select the scholarship holder. The winner of the scholarship will be announced shortly thereafter.