Scholarships and Student Funding

The Kirby Laing International Scholarships

A fully funded scholarship awarded to an applicant domiciled in the ‘Majority World’ who is accepted for postgraduate masters study in the School of Divinity for the 2023-24 academic session.


This award provides full tuition fees and a stipend of approximately £17,500 for the academic session 2023-24.

All scholarship award holders are expected to be energetic members of our postgraduate community, and will engage with opportunities to present their work to the wider student and staff body during the period covered by their award.  We offer our postgraduates a range of training and development opportunities appropriate to their programme of study.


The scholarship will be awarded to a new applicant who has applied for admission to a postgraduate taught Masters or Masters by Research degree programme of study in the School of Divinity commencing in September 2023. 

Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, the equivalent of a UK 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline or the international equivalent.

Both taught Masters and Masters by Research programmes are eligible for this award. Applications will be considered from ‘Majority World’ domiciled applicants wishing to study full-time.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK 2:1 honours degree in a relevant discipline or the international equivalent.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The scholarship deadline is 5th April 2023.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system, applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to five working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password.  If you require assistance, please go to


 Frequently Asked Questions


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

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Karoline McLean

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School of Divinity

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