The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding
If you are looking for funding to support your postgraduate studies, the University of Edinburgh subscribes to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding, a resource external to the University, helping you explore alternative sources of funding. It contains a database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application.
The University of Edinburgh subscribes to a funding database specifically for those looking for funding to support postgraduate studies, called The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online. The guide contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application, including:
- funding database of 600+ charities
- comprehensive guidance written by real students
- grant application writing tools
- personal statement and financial statement assistants.
Alternative sources of funding are available from charities, trusts, and foundations which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject, or nationality.
How to access the guide
If you have already commenced your studies at the University of Edinburgh and are seeking funding, you can log in automatically to this resource via the Gateway (Gateway links to external site https://www.postgraduate-funding.com/gateway ).
If you are a prospective student who has applied to the University but are yet to start please log in via log in via http://www.postgraduate-funding.com/gateway and put details into the Green box option 2, using Edinburgh’s PIN (7235) and a personal email address of your choice. Then please check your email for user name and password The email may take a few minutes to arrive. You should be able to logon through the gateway with your newly created username and password.