Scholarships and Student Funding

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

A large number of Masters Scholarships are available for the 2016-2017 academic session at the University of Edinburgh.

Scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland, as well as EU nationals (excluding UK nationals) domiciled in EU or Scotland but not elsewhere in UK, who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Masters degree programme.

Award

The scholarships will cover the UK/EU tuition fee and any additional programme costs (APCs). The award of your scholarship will be automatically deducted from your tuition fee.

Eligibility

Scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland, as well as EU nationals (excluding UK nationals) domiciled in the EU or Scotland but not elsewhere in UK, who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Masters degree programme.

Applications from students studying a Masters degree in one of the following eligible subject areas are considered:

College of Humanities and Social Science

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Banking and Risk
  • MSc Carbon Finance
  • MSc Energy Finance and Markets
  • MSc Learning for Sustainability
  • MSc Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance
  • MSc Outdoor Education
  • MSc Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • MSc Science and Technology in Society
  • MSc by Research Science and Technology Studies

College of Science and Engineering

  • MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering
  • MSc Biochemistry
  • MSc Bioinformatics
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Carbon Capture and Storage
  • MSc Carbon Management
  • MSc Computational Mathematical Finance
  • MSc Drug Discovery and Translation Biology
  • MSc Ecosystem Services
  • MSc Environmental Protection and Management
  • MSc Financial Modelling and Optimization
  • MSc Geographical Information Science
  • MSc High Performance Computing
  • MSc High Performance Computing with Data Science
  • MSc Marine Systems and Policies
  • MSc Mathematical Physics
  • MSc Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Next Generation Drug Discovery (including online distance learning)
  • MSc Operational Research
  • MSc Operational Research with Computational Optimization
  • MSc Operational Research with Data Science
  • MSc Operational Research with Risk
  • MSc Statistics and Operational Research
  • MSc Statistics with Data Science
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Systems
  • MSc Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology
  • MSc Theoretical Physics

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

This scholarship has two rounds of applications. The first closes on 2nd May 2016; the second on 30 June 2016.

Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Postgraduate Masters Online Scholarship Application

Notification

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of May 2016 (for those who applied by 2nd  May 2016) and July 2016 for those who applied by 30th June 2016.