Scholarships and Student Funding

UK Government and other external funding

UK Government funding as well as additional sources of financial support which available across the disciplines.

Postgraduate Loans (SAAS) (Scotland and EU)

The Scottish Government has announced postgraduate loans are available to those who are due to commence a taught Masters or Diploma programme of study in the 2017-2018 academic session.

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (England)

The UK government offers a postgraduate loan scheme for UK Nationals (and those with settled status in the UK) who have most recently been resident in England.

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (Northern Ireland)

The Northern Ireland government has introduced a new postgraduate loan scheme for UK Nationals (and those with settled status in the UK) who have most recently been resident in Northern Ireland.

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (Wales)

The Welsh government has introduced a new postgraduate loan scheme for UK Nationals (and those with settled status in the UK) who have most recently been resident in Wales.

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

The Carnegie Trust offers a number of scholarships each year to academically outstanding candidates who are intending to study on a PhD programme at any University in Scotland as well as the Henry Dryerre Scholarships in Medical or Veterinary Physiology.

Perfect Storms: Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh invites applications from exceptional candidates for a fully funded doctoral research project that addresses a ‘Perfect Storm’.

Scottish Power Foundation Scholarship

Scholarships are available for study in the area of Energy and Environment in the UK in 2017-2018.

Anglo-Danish Society Scholarships

For the academic year 2017- 2018 the Society is inviting applications from students undertaking post-graduate courses.

British Federation of Women Graduates

The British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) has limited funds to make awards to women undertaking their final year of postgraduate research.

The Edgar Pye Research Scholarship

The Edgar Pye Research Scholarship supports the undertaking of original agricultural research.

Further opportunities

Cross Trust

FindAMasters Scholarships

FindAPhD Scholarships

Professional and Career Development Loans