Scholarships and Student Funding

A-Z list of prospective student awards

A list of the awards available to prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Access Edinburgh Scholarship 

Ailie Donald Scholarship

Alice Brown Scholarship

Andrew Grant Postgraduate Scholarships

Anglo-Danish Society Scholarships

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

UG Asylum Seeker Scholarship

PG Asylum Seeker Scholarship

Beit Trust and University of Edinburgh Scholarship

Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (BBSRC)

British Heart Foundation PhD in the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease

British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship

British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG)

Broadlands Home Trust

Bucher-Fraser Scholarship

Business School MBA Scholarships

Business School MSc Scholarships

Business School PhD and MSc by Research Scholarships

Caledonian Heritable Scholarships

Cameron Scholarship in Comparative and European Private Law LLM

Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

Canadian student loans

The Carnegie Trust

Carnegie PhD Scholarships

The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships

Charitable trusts

The Charles Mackie Scholarship

Chemistry Tercentenary Masters Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships

Childcare Fund

Children of Employees Undergraduate Scholarships

City of Dundee Educational Trust

Clinical Management of Pain Scholarship

College of  Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Awards

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine PhD Studentships

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Staff Scholarships Scheme

College of Science and Engineering Staff Scholarships Scheme

College Postgraduate Research Studentships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

CONACYT Joint funded agreement

The Cross Trust

Croucher Foundation Scholarships

Cumberland Lodge Scholarships

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Danish Sustainability Scholarship 

Data Analytics (Online) Scholarship Programme

DataLab/School of Geosciences Scholarships in GIS 

Dean's Excellence Scholarship Programme

DeepMind Scholarship

Disabled Students' Allowance

Drysdale Scholarship

Dumfriesshire Educational Trust

East Asian Studies MSc Scholarship

East Lothian Educational Trust

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Economics Research and Teaching Scholarship

Edinburgh College of Art PhD Scholarships

Edinburgh College of Art EU Scholarship Scheme

Edinburgh Dental Institute MSc Scholarship

Edinburgh Doctoral College Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Online Learning Masters Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships

Edinburgh Law School & Cameron PhD Studentships

Edinburgh Legal Education Trust Scholarships

Edinburgh Surgery Online Global Scholarships

Edinburgh Surgery Online Ophthalmology Scholarship

Edinburgh Surgery Online: Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors

Education Beyond Borders - Displaced Student Scholarship

Educational trust funds

Engineering and Electronics Industrial Scholarships

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Engineering International Masters Scholarships

EPSRC Doctoral Training Funds (Informatics)

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrative Sensing and Measurement

EU Regional Scholarship Programme

FIDERH Joint funded agreement

Find a Masters Scholarship Programme Sustainability Scholarship

FUNED Joint funded agreement

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships: Harvard University

Gabriel Aitonje Memorial Scholarship

GEN Foundation Scholarships

George David Family Scholarships

George David Family Scholarships: Earth Scholars @ EFI

Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust

Global Education Scholarship for Russian Students

Google European Doctoral Fellowships

GREAT Scholarships 2024 

Hardship funds

HCI Skills Gateway scholarships 

Health Data Research UK

Helena Kennedy Foundation

Higgs Scholarships

Highland Children's Trust

Hilda Martindale Educational Trust

Home Fee Scholarship Programme

ICAS Foundation Programme (Financial / Mentoring Assistance)

Icelandic Student Loans

India Merit Scholarship

Informatics Global PhD Scholarships

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation

Institution of Engineering and Technology Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies Masters Scholarship

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies PhD Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jacobsen Fellowships and Royal Institute of Philosophy Bursaries

Japan Scotland Society Scholarship

Jean Kennoway Howells Scholarship

John Fisher HPC Masters Scholarships

John L Paterson Postgraduate Design Scholarship

John Orr Research Award

John Peterson Memorial Scholarship

John Watson's Trust

Kennedy Scholarship

Kerr-Fry Awards

LATAM (Latin American) Regional Scholarship Programme

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust for Undergraduate Bursaries

Lt. Col Jack Wishart Scholarship

Macqueen Scholarship

Margaret Campbell Scott Scholarship

Margaret Stewart Bequest Masters by Research Scholarship in Archaeology

Marshall Scholarships

Masters Compare

Mathematics Access Scholarships

Maxton Bequest

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Medical Research Council (MRC) DTP in Precision Medicine

Menzies Bursary

Minto Scholarship

Moray Council Educational Trusts

Moray House Access Scholarship

Moray House Country Scholarship

Moray House School of Education Postgraduate Scholarships

MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel)

MSc Internal Medicine Masters Scholarships

MSc Leading Major Programmes Merit Scholarship

MSc The Globalised Muslim World

Muriel Smith Scholarship

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Nyerere Postgraduate Scholarship

Pamela Jackson Memorial Scholarship in Musical Instrument Research

Part-time Fee Grant

PEO Sisterhood

Perth and Kinross Educational Trust

PhD European Research Studentship

Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund Scholarships

Positive Action for LGBT+ MSc Scholarship

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (England)

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (Northern Ireland)

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) (Wales)

Postgraduate Loans (SAAS) (Scotland and EU)

Privilege Finance

Professional and Career Development Loans website

Ravi Sankaran Foundation

Research Councils

Robertson International Scholarships

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies International Scholarship

Saroj Lal Scholarship

Sasakawa Foundation - Funding for Japanese Studies

Schilizzi Foundation

School of Biological Sciences Research Scholarships

School of Biological Sciences Taught Postgraduate Bursaries

School of Chemistry Research Studentships

School of Divinity Postgraduate Masters Scholarships

School of Divinity Postgraduate Research Scholarships

School of Engineering Research Scholarships

School of Engineering Undergraduate Industrial Scholarships

School of GeoSciences postgraduate funding website

School of Health and Social Science PhD Studentship

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Doctoral Scholarships

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Masters Scholarships

School of Informatics postgraduate awards

School of Law awards

School of Mathematics Awards

School of Mathematics Masters Scholarships

School of Mathematics Postgraduate Awards

School of Physics and Astronomy Research Scholarships

School of Physics and Astronomy undergraduate scholarships

School of Social and Political Science scholarships

Science and Technology Facilities Council

Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics - Widening Participation Scholarship

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships

Scotland Scholarships

Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre Scholarships

Scottish Power Scholarship

Scottish-Italian Scholarships

Sustainability and Social Impact Scholarships

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship

'Somewhere EDI' MBA LGBT+ Scholarship

STEM Teacher Education Bursaries

Stevenson Exchange Scholarships

St. Andrew's Society of the State of New York

Stirlingshire Educational Trust

Student Awards Agency for Scotland

Student Loans for UK students

Studley College Trust

Takahashi and Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship

TENOVUS Scotland

Tercentenary Award for Excellence

The Andrea Levy Scholarship

The Anglo-Israel Association Travel Scholarship to Israel

The Anne Rowling Clinic Regenerative Neurology Scholarships

The British Institute of Persian Studies

The British Standards Institution Scholarship for AI & Data Ethics at the Edinburgh Futures Institute, University of Edinburgh

The Burdett Fellows Studentship

The Business School Access Scholarship

The British Spanish Society Scholarship 

The Canon Medical Europe Postgraduate Scholarships

The Canon Medical Europe Undergraduate Scholarships

The Chrystal Macmillan PhD Studentship

The Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA)

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Scholarships

The David and Molly Pyott Foundation Scholarships in Ophthalmology

The Desmond Tutu/Church of Scotland Scholarship

The Drever Trust MSc Postgraduate Scholarship

The Edgar Pye Research Scholarship

The Edinburgh Futures Institute Scholarships

The EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Optical Medical Imaging (OPTIMA)

The Fennell Doctoral Scholarship

The Glenmore Postgraduate Scholarship

The Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

The Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship

The Magnus Magnusson Scottish Natural Heritage PhD Studentship

The Martin Lee Doctoral Scholarship programme

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The Muirhead Trust

The Sanders Scholarship in Clinical Ophthalmology

The Scottish Government Scholarship in Ophthalmology

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Award

The Society for Promoting the Training of Women

The South of Scotland Youth Awards Trust

The Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science (for University of Edinburgh members of staff only)

The Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh Staff Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

The Victor Pinchuk Foundation Fund for students from the Ukraine

The William R McFarlane Scholarship

Thomas Wall Trust

Travel funds

Tuition Fees