Scholarships and Student Funding

Kerr-Fry Awards

The Administering Board of the Kerr-Fry Bequest are pleased to announce the availability of funds for the academic year commencing in September 2018.

Kerr- Fry Awards

These awards are for people wishing to undertake research or experimental work in the area of their choice. Previous successful applications have undertaken a wide variety of projects including:

  • a project to offer art therapy groups to parents and infants and scientifically evaluate their impact
  • a community and environmental project at Newbyres Castle Wildlife Garden
  • a project to research the First World War memoir of Christina Keith

The awards are not intended to assist students undertaking a formal qualification.


To qualify for the above awards, applicants must:

  1. Be able to demonstrate ties with Scotland
  2. Be a former student of George Watson’s College, Edinburgh
  3. Be a graduate of the University of Edinburgh

Applying and Further Information

We are no longer accepting applications as the 11 May 2018 deadline has now passed.


Applying and Further Information

All applicants will be notified of the result of their application by the end of June 2018


Scholarships and Financial Support Team

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