Scholarships and Student Funding

Current students

Information on available funding opportunities, prizes, and awards available to current students at the University of Edinburgh.

External funds

Discover external funds designed to support students as they progress through their studies.

Charitable trusts

Many awards only offer small amounts of money rather than full financial support.

Travel funds

Limited help for travel abroad where this is seen as beneficial for studies.

Daniella Sciama Award for Achievement through Adversity

An annual award has been established in honour of Daniella Sciama who died in December 2013 following a sudden asthma attack, having lived with a range of chronic conditions throughout her childhood. Daniella, who was just 18 years of age when she died, was studying International Business and Economics at the University of Edinburgh.

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Scholarship

Two undergraduate scholarships are available for eligible students from the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. One scholarship will be awarded to a current Year 1 student, and one to a current Year 2 student.

University prizes and awards

Scholarships and prizes awarded at the discretion of the University.

Student loans and grants

Public funding for eligible UK/EU undergraduates

Student Employment

Information for students on gaining employment.

Edinburgh 4 Learning - Online Funding Search Facility

Whether you are a postgraduate or undergraduate student, this website will help you access the financial support you need whilst you learn.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

If you are looking for funding to support your postgraduate studies, the University of Edinburgh subscribes to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding, a resource external to the University, helping you explore alternative sources of funding. It contains a database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application.

Related Links

Discretionary Funds

Childcare Fund for UK students

Canadian Tax forms