Scholarships and Student Funding

Additional financial assistance

Financial assistance available to support students at the University of Edinburgh.

Discretionary Fund for UK students

If you find yourself in financial difficulties there is financial support available.

Hardship Fund for non-UK students

The University provides limited emergency funding for students facing unexpected financial difficulties.

Funding for Disabled Students

Information about the Disabled Students' Allowance and contact details for the University's Student Disability Service.

Kerr-Fry Awards

The Kerr-Fry Award scheme is currently under review.

RMBF Medical Student Hardship Fund

The RMBF aims to help medical students in exceptional financial hardship as a result of sudden and unexpected factors outside their control.

US Veterans Affairs Benefits

The US Department of Veterans Affairs offers education benefits to qualifying students.


StudentFunder provides postgraduate offer-holders and enrolled students studying at UK institutions the opportunity to apply for loans.

Other need-based funding

Further need-based assistance is available from these private funds.