Scholarships and Student Funding

The Consular Corps in Edinburgh and Leith and University of Edinburgh Scholarship

An annual scholarship, jointly awarded by the University of Edinburgh and the Consular Corps in Edinburgh and Leith, has been established.

Award

The scholarship will be awarded to current students of the University of Edinburgh who have produced a notable piece of coursework or research which looks at the area of international relations. Students studying within the fields of cultures, education, law, international relations, history, politics, and economics may be considered.

The Consular Corps in Edinburgh and Leith represent some sixty international delegations and organisations and includes 54 nations. The Corps fosters goodwill, understanding and cooperation between their nations and Scottish institutions. The Consular Corps include diplomats, honorary consuls and directors of international organisations and cultural institutions.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise the work of a postgraduate student at the University in terms of their contribution to research in this important area.

The value of the award is £1,000.

Nomination

University academic staff are invited to complete a supporting statement using the online form below to nominate a student for this scholarship. After submitting their nomination they should email the piece of coursework or research paper from the student which addresses the topic of international relations to Mr Robert Lawrie, Director of Student Administration, at SSFS.director@ed.ac.uk

The closing date for nominations is Friday 11th May 2018.

The Consular Corps in Edinburgh and Leith and University of Edinburgh Scholarship Nomination Form

Notification

The successful candidate will be notified in late May 2018 with the presentation of the award being made at our annual Award holders reception on Monday 18th June 2018.