Scholarships and Student Funding

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship

One scholarship of £2,000 will be awarded to an applicant accepted onto a one year Masters programme within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.


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


The scholarship will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate one year Masters programme of study offered on campus by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, although preference will be given to those studying History. 

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 scholarship 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.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 19th March 2018.

Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.

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


All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in April 2018.