Postgraduate Study

Funding Opportunities

Comprehensive information on funding for UK, EU and international students.

We have a number of funding opportunities available for prospective postgraduates. 

College PhD Studentships 2019/20

High-calibre graduates are invited to apply for PhD studentships in our world-leading research centres.

College PhD Studentships

Postgraduate loans available for taught masters

Loans for tuition fees are available for eligible Scotland-domiciled and EU students, while loans for living costs are available to eligible Scotland-domiciled students. Postgraduate loans are also open to eligible UK Nationals (and those with settled status in the UK) who have most recently been resident in England.   Read more about postgraduate loans here.

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Funding for postgraduate taught students (on campus)

In addition to financial assistance provided by Research Councils, charitable trusts, UK Government agencies and external funding sources, the University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes.

Funding for online distance learning students

The University offers several scholarships specifically for online, part-time postgraduate programmes.

View full list of funding for online distance learners

Funding for postgraduate research students

New: EU students can learn more about the postgraduate funding options available to them for the 2019/20 cycle

The University of Edinburgh has launched a new website to explain how fees and funding will work for EU students while the UK government continues to negotiate an exit from the European Union. Read more on the 'University and Europe' website.

Current funded PhD projects

We advertise all our funded PhD projects on the FindAPhD website - click here to view current live projects in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

 

Related Links

Postgraduate funding information from the Scholarships Office

Information for prospective postgraduates from the EU

Student academic fees