Scholarships and Student Funding

Kerr-Fry PhD Scholarship

One scholarship will be available to former students of at least three years standing at George Watson's College, Edinburgh who have been accepted at the University of Edinburgh on a full-time PhD degree programme in any subject offered by the University.

The scholarship will have a value of £15,000 per annum and subject to satisfactory progress will be tenable for up to three years.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to former students of at least three years standing at George Watson's College, Edinburgh who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate PhD programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring a first-class honours degree from a UK university, or the overseas equivalent.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an application form and submit it by Friday 31 March 2017 to Scholarships and Student Funding

Information on required supporting documentation is available from the application form below (pdf or Word).

 

 

 

Scholarships and Financial Support Team

Contact details

Notification of award

A Selection Committee will meet in May to select the award holder.

The winner of the scholarship will be announced in late May 2017.