Education Beyond Borders

Displaced Student Scholarship

We are offering up to 30 scholarships for a full-time postgraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh starting in September 2024. Applications are now closed.

We will also be looking to deliver online distance programmes in conjunction with partners and more information will be available soon.

About the scholarship

Funding available: The scholarship includes funding to cover tuition fees and up to £15,000 living costs (dependent on circumstances) for on-campus programmes.

Degree programmes include: A full-time postgraduate taught programme (Masters) as listed below.

Scholarships available: Up to 30


  • You do not have to apply for your chosen programme before you apply for this scholarship, although it is recommended you consider applying as early as possible as many programmes are in high demand.
  • You can't be awarded this scholarship if you’re not admitted to your chosen degree programme. 
  • Deadlines for degree programme selections vary, so please check the deadline for your chosen programme.

Before you apply

Please read the terms and conditions of the Displaced Student Scholarship.

 Complete the scholarship application form to determine whether you meet all of the eligibility criteria for the scholarship. 

Applications are now closed

Deadline for completing the Displaced Student Scholarship applications (stages one and two): 4 March 2024, 5PM.

How to apply

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The Displaced Student Scholarship is available for those who have been displaced due to conflict, persecution or other serious human rights violations or deprivations.

Degree courses and admissions

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Search for a taught postgraduate degree courses (Masters).