Scholarships and Student Funding

Minto Scholarship

The Minto Scholarship has been established with a bequest from the estate of Mr Brian Dickinson for the purpose of promoting postgraduate research in economics at the University of Edinburgh.

A scholarship is available for the 2020-2021 academic year to applicants who are residents of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Scandinavia.

Award

The scholarship provides approximately £18,000 per year plus tuition fees, and is awarded for four years, subject to satisfactory progress. In return, students will provide teaching assistance of around 120 hours in first year, 180 hours in second year, and 240 hours in third and fourth year.

Eligibility

Applicants must be residents of Australia, Canada, New Zealand or Scandinavia. Candidates must possess a distinction grade MSc in Economics from a UK University, or an equivalent overseas qualification. The Scholarship is awarded solely on the basis of academic merit.

Applications will be judged on academic merit, research statement and fit with the research interests of the School of Economics.

Applying

Interested candidates are advised to contact the School of Economics Postgraduate Office in the first instance via econpgr@ed.ac.ukfor further information and application guidance.

Deadline Date: 30th June 2020.

Further information

Postgraduate Admissions

  • School of Economics

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