Scholarships and Student Funding

Macqueen Scholarship

A generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust will fund a PhD in Social Work for students whose research focuses on one-parent families.

Award

One award covering tuition fees for a PhD (UK, EU or Overseas level), a maintenance stipend of £15,500, and a £750 annual research grant.

The award is made for three years for full time students or six years pro-rata for part-time students.

This award has been made possible by a generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust.  Ms Macqueen played a leading role in bringing the struggles of single-parent families to the attention of the public and policy and law-makers. 

Eligibility

This award is available to students intending to commence a PhD in Social Work in September 2021 on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Please refer to the attached document for suggested relevant areas of research.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 30th April 2021.

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 ten 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 https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance

 Frequently Asked Questions

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of April 2021.

Further Information

School of Social and Political Science

School of Social and Political Science

Contact details

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