Scholarships and Student Funding

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded to an applicant accepted onto a one year Masters programme within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.


The award will have a value of £2,000 and is tenable for one academic year. 


The Award will be made to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate one year History Masters programme of study offered on campus. 

For details of Masters degrees offered by the School please follow the link below:

Masters Level Degrees in School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. 


The award will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first-class honours degree or the overseas equivalent thereof.


Applications are now closed as the 26th March 2024 deadline has passed.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Scholarships System FAQs for Applicants (511.17 KB PDF)


The outcome notification will be sent in May/June 2024.


If you have a question which has not been answered above, please email the HCA Postgraduate Research Office.