Scholarships and Student Funding

The Fennell Masters Scholarship

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology invites applications from outstanding candidates for the Fennell Masters Scholarship for 2024-2025 entry.


This scholarship will support a talented postgraduate student to complete one of the full-time on-campus MSc programmes in History, with a preference for students from outside the UK, with further preference for students who have completed their undergraduate studies at an institution within the United States.

The scholarship will cover full fees (UK or overseas) as well as a stipend at the UKRI rate (for guidance, in 2023-24, this was £18,622).


The scholarships will be awarded to new applicants who have applied for admission to a postgraduate taught Masters degree programme of study at the University commencing in September 2024.

Those applying for an online MSc programme, as well as current MSc students, are not eligible to apply for the Fennell Masters Scholarship.


Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, the equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 26th march 2024.

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 If you have not applied for admission, please go ahead and do this and you will receive your University User Name and password.


Further information on how to apply and the application deadlines for 2024-2025 entry can be found at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.


Frequently Asked Questions

 Scholarships System FAQs for Applicants (511.17 KB PDF)


All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in May/June 2024.


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