Funding for new PhD students
Information about scholarships and funding opportunities available to postgraduate research students in our subject areas.
This list of funding opportunities is not exhaustive, there may be many others available which are not show. More information can be found at ed.ac.uk/student-funding/postgraduate
If you are a University of Edinburgh alumni you may be eligible for a 10% discount on your tuition fees. Please check the Tuition fee discount page for more information.
School Doctoral Scholarship
Information on the School Doctoral Scholarship application process for 2023-24 entry
Arts and Humanities Research Council Scholarships
The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of ten Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate doctoral studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland.
Economic and Social Research Council Studentships
Information on the ESRC application process for 2023-24 entry
Edinburgh Doctoral College Scholarship
Information on the EDCS application process for 2023-24 entry
College Research Awards
Information on the CRA application process for 2023-24 entry
Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships
Information regarding the Carnegie Trust Scholarships
Justin Arbuthnott PhD Scholarship in Modern Irish History
Information on the Justin Arbuthnott PhD Scholarship application process.
Fennell Doctoral Scholarship
Information on the Fennell Scholarship application process for 2023-24 entry
The William R McFarlane Scholarship
Information on the William R McFarlane Scholarship application process for 2023-24 entry
Scholarships and Student Funding
The School funding pages list a few key awards, but visit the University's Scholarships and Student Funding Services pages for other awards you may be eligible for.