We are keen to recruit the very best talent from all over the world. Therefore, a number of funding opportunities are available to Postgraduate Research students.
Applicants may apply for as many of the awards as they wish, providing they are eligible. If successful, an applicant who has applied for multiple awards will only be awarded one. Subject to satisfactory progress, all scholarships are awarded for three years.
College Research Award (CRA)
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Student-led awards
Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (EGRS)
Principal’s Career Development PhD Scholarships (PCDS)
Other scholarships and funding
Making Sense of Teachers’ Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis
Application deadline 7 May 2019. This is a fully-funded studentship, undertaken full-time over a three or four year period, commencing October 2019.
This studentship is funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of the Social Sciences.
Using child maintenance as a tool to enhance the circumstances, outcomes and wellbeing of lone mothers and children
Application deadline 29 April 2019. This studentship is available as a +3 or a 1+3 programme depending on prior research training, commencing in October 2019.
This joint studentship between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt University is funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of the Social Sciences.
Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships
Applicants must apply for this award directly to the College. For details of the funding scheme, eligibility and stipends, and how to apply, visit the Student Funding website.
University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Funding Opportunities
You may be eligible for other scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or an external organisation.
For any further enquiries, please contact: