Scholarships and Student Funding

Chemistry Tercentenary International Masters Scholarships

The School of Chemistry will offer one scholarship for students starting a full-time MSc programme in the 2021-2022 academic session.

The Tercentenary International Masters Scholarship Scheme helps outstanding postgraduate taught masters students from outside the United Kingdom to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training.


The scholarship will cover your tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic session. This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.


The scholarship is offered to applicants starting a full-time MSc programme in the School of Chemistry in September 2021 on either the:

  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry
  • MSc Analytical Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be considered for this award.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 02nd May 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

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Selection Procedure

The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will meet in May 2021 to select the scholarship holders. The winners will be announced thereafter.