Scholarships and Student Funding

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Masters Scholarships

The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for an exciting range of Masters scholarships and studentships designed to attract the best and brightest candidates to study in Edinburgh.

School Awards

The School Scholarship will consist of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for the chosen programme of study, and an annual stipend of £7,000. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.

Two School Masters Scholarships will be offered covering tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.

We will also offer two further School Masters Awards with fixed-value awards of £4,500. 

All of the above awards are open to any postgraduate Masters programme offered by the School. Applicants for part-time and distance-learning Masters programmes are eligible to apply for these awards (any award made would be paid pro-rata).

Classics Masters Studentships

Finally, three further Classics Masters Studentships with a fixed value of £3,000 each will be available specifically for one of the eligible Masters programmes in the Classics subject area at the University of Edinburgh listed below.

MSc Ancient History

MSc Classics

MSc Classical Art and Archaeology


MSc by Research Classics

Applicants for part-time Classics programmes are eligible to apply for these awards.


  • Awards will be made on academic merit and the potential to excel at the chosen programme of study.
  • Successful applicants must hold a UK 2.1 or first class honours undergraduate degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant field, or should be able to prove their academic merit through evidence of professional achievements, awards or publications relevant to their chosen programme of study. 
  • Candidates in this latter category should note that a good first degree will still be required.



Applicants must submit a complete application for a Masters programme of study within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology by 16 March 2018.Your academic reference and, where available, other supporting documents (such as evidence of English language competency, degree certificate(s) and academic transcript(s)), must also be uploaded to your study application by this date.

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.