Scholarships and Student Funding

MSc Leading Major Programmes Merit Scholarship

Three scholarships are available to prospective students commencing the MSc in Leading Major programme in 2021-2022.

The University of Edinburgh is an Education Partner with the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).  As a demonstration of our commitment to support and inspire women to achieve as engineers and leaders, at least one third of those scholarships will be awarded to a female candidate.


Each Scholarship is worth £9,000 and is tenable for two academic years (£4,500 per academic year).  The scholarship will be deducted from tuition fees.  Please note that it is not possible to combine this award with the HCI scholarships


This scholarship is available to applicants of UK and EU nationality.  Applicants must have been accepted for admissions to the MSc in Leading Major Programmes for entry in 2021-2022.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, the applicant's future and personal career goals, and the extent to which the scholarship will support the candidate to meet these goals. Candidates must have the international equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 28th June 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

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to


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


Dr Frederic Bosche -

Further information

Women’s Engineering Society (WES)