Scholarships and Student Funding

Higgs Centre MSc Prize Scholarships

The Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics offers two scholarships in Theoretical or Mathematical Physics for the 2019-2020 academic session.


Two Higgs Centre MSc Prize Scholarships are available, each scholarship is worth £5,000 and tenable for one academic year.


Applicants must have applied to study full-time on either the MSc Theoretical Physics or MSc Mathematical Physics programmes of study.


Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to students of any nationality.   Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first-class honours degree or its overseas equivalent.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 1st May 2019.

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

Please note, if you require assistance, that our opening hours for email and telephone enquiries are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and you are advised to contact the Scholarship Team ( or +44 (0) 131 651 4070) well in advance of the scholarship deadline.


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