Scholarships and Student Funding

School of Informatics Scholarships

Currently there are two companies offering scholarships to Informatics students.


Students will receive around £1,000 per year (some companies offer more, some slightly less) and may be offered a placement over the summer between the third and the fourth years of study.

When you graduate the awarding company may offer you a job. You are not obliged to accept it.


First apply to study Informatics at Edinburgh through the University and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

If your first examinations results are good you will be automatically selected and invited to apply for a scholarship.

We will then forward your CV and exam results to the sponsoring company and you will be invited to an interview. Following the interview, the company will write to you to let you know whether your application has been successful or not.

The sponsoring companies are:

Keycom Scholarships

Keycom offers three scholarships for undergraduate study at the University of Edinburgh. Each scholarship has a value of £1,000 per year, paid directly to the student. Awards are tenable for the duration of the programme of study. Successful applicants may also be offered paid summer work with Keycom as part of their award.


Various companies and organisations sponsor prizes for students who achieve good results.