Scholarships and Student Funding

Funding for UK students

In addition to financial assistance provided by Research Councils and charitable trusts, the University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes.

University of Edinburgh scholarships

The University has various funding schemes available for postgraduate students from the UK and EU.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Students can find details on cross-disciplinary awards as well as many subject-specific scholarships through their School.

College of Science and Engineering

The College operates numerous scholarship schemes generously funded through the UK Research Councils, donations, endowments, and organisations such as charities, trusts and industrial sponsors.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

A variety of awards are available.

Research Councils

Research Councils offer awards to Master's programme and/or MPhil/PhD students in most of the University's Schools.

UK Government and other external funding

UK Government funding as well as additional sources of financial support which are available across the disciplines.