Scholarships and Student Funding

Edinburgh Law School & Cameron PhD Studentships

A small number of scholarships are available for outstanding students undertaking a full-time PhD in the Law School commencing in September 2019 or January 2020.


Each studentship covers the UK/EU rate of tuition fee and a stipend of £14,000. These are tenable for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.


The studentship is open to applicants who have applied to study a full-time PhD in Law commencing in September 2019 or January 2020.  Successful applicants will be expected to firmly accept the offer at the time when the results of the application process are announced. Candidates who already have an offer of financial sponsorship from elsewhere will not eligible.

 Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply,  although overseas candidates need to be prepared to cover the difference between the overseas tuition fee and the UK/EU tuition fee.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have the minimum equivalent of a 2:1 degree at undergraduate level.  A good result in a consequent and relevant Masters degree will also be expected.


Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2019-2020 as the 30th April deadline has now passed.

Selection Procedure

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application submitted and a ranking carried out by relevant members of academic staff in the Law School.

 All applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of May 2019.

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