Scholarships and Student Funding

Muriel Smith Scholarship

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a postgraduate scholarship to be awarded in 2022-2023.

One scholarship is available to a prospective student on selected MSc programmes.


The award covers tuition fees for a maximum of one year (at the Home rate) and you must be domiciled in Scotland for a minimum of four years prior to starting your degree. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the UK and Overseas fees rates.


This award will be given to an eligible masters student on one of the following three programmes:

  • MSc by Research in French
  • MSc by Research in Spanish (Hispanic Studies)
  • MSc in Translation Studies - specialising in French or Spanish

PhD students are not eligible to apply for this scheme.

The scholarship is to be awarded in one year of study only, part-time students will have the Home tuition fees paid in each of the two years of study.

The next application window is for 2024 entry. The deadline for applications is Monday 6 May 2024.

Applications for the MSc can be made via the online postgraduate prospectus link given below.

Online Postgraduate Prospectus


Applications are now closed as the 6th May 2024 deadline has passed.

Selection procedure

The award will be made on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student and judged by the Head of the Department of European Languages and Cultures.

The successful candidate will be notified of the award in June 2024.

Further Information