Scholarships and Student Funding

Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarships

The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding international students applying for 2023-24 entry to postgraduate Taught Masters programmes in the School of Divinity.

Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie was a visiting student at New College in 1955-56, who became a church leader of international distinction, eventually serving as Chaplain to the United States Senate, 1995–2003. His scholarship fund will support the best qualified students from across the world who might not otherwise be able to afford to study at Edinburgh.


The scholarship will cover 50% of the overseas tuition fee.


Two scholarships will be awarded to applicants who have applied for admission on a full-time basis to an on campus postgraduate Masters programme of study within the School of Divinity commencing in the 2023-2024 academic year.  Awards are made on the basis of academic merit.


Applicants should hold a  UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a relevant subject.  For North American applicants, the equivalent of 65% is a GPA of 3.40.


Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted as the deadline to apply has passed. 


All applicants will be notified of the outcome by 1st May 2023.

Contact details

Karoline McLean

Further Information

Please note that applications always exceed the number of awards available. Applicants are advised to apply to other funding agencies in addition to these funds.