Scholarships and Student Funding

Tuition Fee Alumni Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh offers two tuition fee scholarship schemes for alumni of the University.

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Graduate Scholarship Scheme

In response to the current unprecedented economic climate, the university is now offering a 20% scholarship in postgraduate degree tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh (Please note some programmes are excluded from the Graduate Scholarship Scheme and you should check the list of programmes not covered by this scholarship before applying).

This 20% scholarship is only for alumni who commence programme in the 2020/21 academic session and will apply for the duration of the programme commenced.   Alumni commencing programme in future Academic Sessions, will be offered a 10% scholarship in postgraduate tuition fees (programme exclusions apply).

The Scholarship can be applied to multiple eligible postgraduate programmes, for example an eligible master’s programme and then an eligible research programme.

You should submit an application for each postgraduate programme you are undertaking to allow us to assess your eligibility.

PG Development courses and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses are also excluded from the Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Alumni (Visiting Undergraduate) Scholarship Scheme

The University of Edinburgh offers a 10% scholarship in postgraduate degree tuition fees for all students who have previously matriculated on a "Visiting Programme" as an undergraduate student and completed a minimum of one semester of study at the University of Edinburgh (Please note some programmes are excluded from the Alumni Scholarship Scheme and you should check the list of programmes not covered by the scholarship before applying).

The Scholarship can be applied to multiple eligible postgraduate programmes, for example an eligible master’s programme and then an eligible research programme.

You should submit an application for each postgraduate programme you are undertaking to allow us to assess your eligibility.

PG Development courses, CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses and Summer School courses are also excluded from the Alumni (Visiting Undergraduate) Scholarship Scheme.

Alumni (Visiting Undergraduate) Scholarship Scheme

Programmes not covered by Alumni (Visiting Undergraduate) Scholarship Scheme