Moray House School of Education and Sport

Scholarships and studentships

Applicants can apply for a range of funding opportunities both from the University and external organisations.

PhD Scholarships

Postgraduate Research Awards

We are keen to recruit the very best talent from all over the world. To this end, a number of funding opportunities are available each year. 

Postgraduate Research Awards

Postgraduate Taught

We are pleased to offer a number of School-specific scholarships in the 2024-25 academic session. These are allocated to particular programmes and subject to change annually.

Moray House Country Scholarship

Moray House School of Education and Sport is pleased to offer five £10,000 scholarships to study a Master’s degree programme commencing in September 2024. These will be based on merit and available to applicants from the eligible countries.

Moray House Country Scholarship

Moray House Access Scholarship

Moray House School of Education and Sport is pleased to offer a scholarship covering tuition fees and living costs for one student. The scholarship is for UK national students from backgrounds or groups which are underrepresented in our School.

Moray House Access Scholarship

MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel) Scholarship

We are delighted to announce that Moray House School of Education and Sport with the UK Froebel Trust will be offering a number of scholarships to UK/EU and International students for MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel) pathway in the coming academic session.

MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel) Scholarship

Saroj Lal Scholarship

Saroj Lal was one of Scotland’s pioneering race relations activists, a trailblazer in fighting for fairness for all, and in particular for disadvantaged and marginalised Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women.

One scholarship of £1000 will be awarded to a candidate accepted onto the PGDE Primary, PGDE Secondary or MSc Transformative Learning and Teaching programmes from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.

Applications for 2024 entry are now open.

Saroj Lal Scholarship

Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a PGDE student who intends to contribute to the development of mathematics or science-based subjects in Scottish secondary schools.

University and external funding

As the number and availability of School-specific scholarships is limited, students are encouraged to seek out opportunities from the University and external bodies to fund their studies.

GREAT scholarship: Mexico

One GREAT scholarship will be available to applicants from Mexico who apply for 2024 entry on one of the following Moray House programmes:

The award is for £10,000 towards tuition for a postgraduate taught (Masters) degree. Further details on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on the GREAT scholarship website.

GREAT scholarship: Mexico 2024

India Merit Scholarship

The University is offering a new international scholarship for the most academically gifted Postgraduate Taught (PGT) Masters students applying from India. These awards cover £5,000 towards tuition fees for PGT Masters students studying on campus during the 2024/25 academic year. The Scholarships will be tenable for the first year of study only and will be automatically deducted from your student tuition fee balance.  

India Merit Scholarship

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

The Scottish Government, in partnership with Scottish Higher Education institutions, is offering a number of Saltire scholarships. These will be awarded to applicants who are permanently and ordinarily resident in Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan, and the USA, who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a one year Masters programme in subjects related to: Science, Technology, Creative Industries, Healthcare and medical sciences, Renewable and clean energy.

At Moray House, programmes in these themes include:

  • MSc Dance Science & Education
  • MSc Outdoor Education
  • MSc Outdoor Environmental & Sustainability Education
  • MSc Performance Psychology
  • MSc Physical Activity for Health
  • MSc Strength & Conditioning

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Scottish Government STEM Bursary

Scottish Government bursaries will be available to career changers wishing to undertake Initial Teacher Education programmes in Scotland that lead to the award of registered teacher status in the hardest to fill STEM subjects. The eligible subjects offered at Moray House are: maths, chemistry, technical education and physics.

Scottish Government STEM Bursary

University of Edinburgh Graduate Scholarship Scheme

The University offers a 10% discount in postgraduate degree tuition fees for alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh. Please note that applicants to the following Moray House programmes are not eligible for this discount: PGDE, MEd Leadership & Learning, MSc Transformative Learning & Teaching.

University of Edinburgh Graduate Scholarship Scheme

Scholarships, loans and other funding

The University offers a range of scholarships, loans and funding schemes. 

Scholarships, loans and other funding