College of Science & Engineering

Staff scholarships

A small number of scholarships are available to support staff studying for degrees relevant to their work.


Before applying for a Staff Scholarship you should have received an offer of admission for part-time study at the University of Edinburgh.

Details of how to apply for postgraduate admission can be found in the Postgraduate Prospectus.

Postgraduate application information

Applicants must have the full support of their Head of School who will be required to complete the supporting statement section of your application.

Programmes, conditions and criteria

Further details on programmes covered, award conditions, and selection criteria is available from the Scholarships and Student Funding Service.

Study at another institution

In exceptional circumstances awards may be made for a programme of study within another higher educational institution.

Applicants wishing to undertake a programme of study elsewhere will need to provide confirmation from their Head of School that comparable study is not available at the University.


The closing dates for applications are 26 July 2024 and 24 January 2025.

All applicants must download and complete the application form.


Candidates should provide a copy of the formal offer of admission for study at the University and a copy of their current contract of employment with their scholarship application.

Please send your completed application for a Staff Scholarship to the College Office via Gail Linnett,


A decision will be made within four weeks of the closing date.