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Help at hand for Masters students

The University of Edinburgh offers a variety of scholarships to prospective students who plan to study a postgraduate taught Masters programme.

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Awards are based on academic merit and are designed to attract the brightest students from around the world in their chosen academic fields.

Sourcing and securing funding can be a daunting task. Our postgraduate scholarships are funded by the University as well as from a variety of external funding bodies.

The following list provides details of some of our key scholarship schemes. More information can be found on the Scholarships and Student Funding website.

Scholarships and Student Funding

Funding for international students

Edinburgh Global Masters Scholarships

Forty Masters scholarships are available for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University to students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU. Fifteen scholarships will have a value of £5,000 each, while a further 25 scholarships will have a value of £3,000 each.

Edinburgh Global Masters Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Latin American Masters Scholarships

Twelve Edinburgh Global Latin American Masters Scholarships are available to students from eligible countries for postgraduate Master's study in any subject. Each scholarship will have a value of £5,000.

Edinburgh Global Latin American Masters Scholarships

Eric Liddell China Saltire Scholarships

In partnership with the Scottish Government, the University will offer 10 Masters scholarships to Chinese citizens for postgraduate study. Each scholarship will have a value of £5,000.

Eric Liddell China Saltire Scholarships

Principal’s Indian Masters Scholarships

Twelve Masters scholarships for students from India are also available for postgraduate Masters study with each scholarship having a value of £3,000.

Principal’s Indian Masters Scholarships

Funding for UK and EU students

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

There will be 92 Masters Scholarships available for the 2014-2015 academic session. Scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland, as well as EU nationals who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Masters degree programme. The scholarships will cover the full UK/EU tuition fee.

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

UK/EU Masters Scholarships

A number of Masters scholarships are available to UK and EU students who have been accepted on a one year full-time Masters degree programme in any subject offered by the University. The scholarships will cover the UK/EU tuition fee up to £7,800.

UK/EU Masters Scholarships

Search online for funding

Our simple online funding search facility allows you to search for scholarships and other funding opportunities by level of study, nationality and degree subject.