Scholarships and Student Funding

William Dickson Travelling Fund

This fund assists graduates of the University of Edinburgh of not more than three years standing (who may at the same time hold other scholarships, bursaries) in travelling for study or research.

The income from this fund is just over £1,000 per annum.

Applicants must already hold a degree from the University of Edinburgh to be eligible for this award.

Applications will be considered by the Director of Scholarships and Student Administration.


Eligible applicants should complete an online application

A supporting reference should be submitted as part of the application process.  The referee should be an academic related to your proposed study or research. For current University of Edinburgh students this should be your supervisor or other academic member of staff. 

All applications and supporting references must be submitted no later than 30 March 2018.

William Dickson Travel Form Application form

William Dickson Travel Fund Referee form

Scholarships and Financial Support Team

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