Scholarships and Student Funding

Sustainability and Social Impact Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh Business School is offering up to 10 scholarships covering part of the fees for Masters students commencing study in September 2024. The scholarships will be awarded to candidates who are committed to social responsibility and sustainability, especially within the business environment.


The Business School are offering up to 10 scholarships of £5,000 and £10,000 covering part of the tuition fees for Masters students. These awards will be tenable for one academic year and will be automatically paid towards your tuition fee.


You can only apply for the scholarship once you have received an offer (conditional or unconditional) to join one of the eligible programmes and have either firmly accepted the offer or be intending to do so. The scholarship selection panel can only consider your application if you hold an active offer throughout your scholarship application process (meaning if your offer is declined at any point up until the scholarship decision deadline you will no longer be eligible). You can only apply for the scholarship once per admissions cycle.

You will not be eligible for this scholarship if:

  • You are fully sponsored by your employer
  • You are in receipt of a full scholarship
  • You have already accepted another scholarship from the University of Edinburgh Business School
  • You submit a scholarship application prior to having secured an offer for the programme you are applying to.

Eligible programmes are:

MSc Accounting & Finance

MSc Banking Innovation & Risk Analytics

MSc Business Analytics

MSc Climate Change Finance & Investment

MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation

MSc Finance

MSc Finance, Technology and Policy

MSc Global Strategy & Sustainability

MSc Human Resource Management

MSc International Human Resource Management

MSc Management

MSc Marketing


The Sustainability and Social Impact Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who:

  • Can demonstrate their commitment to social responsibility and sustainability through previous action and support either within the business setting specifically, or in a wider sense.
  • Continue to aspire to make a difference within social responsibility and sustainability through their future personal and career goals.
  • Have sound academic credentials.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 3rd June 2024.

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 If you have not applied for admission, please go ahead and do this and you will receive your University User Name and password.

Round Anticipated Open date Deadline Decision By
A 18 March 2024 29 April 2024 10 July 2024
B 30 April 2024 03 June 2024 08 July 2024

You should submit an application through the University Scholarship Application system following receipt of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a Masters programme and within the following scholarship application rounds. Further information will follow shortly.


  • The scholarship will be paid directly towards your tuition fees.
  • Scholarships have to be accepted by the deadline defined in the scholarship award letter.
  • If you do not accept and pay the required Masters programme deposit within the given time frame then you will forfeit your scholarship offer as well as your programme offer. The Business School will then re-allocate this scholarship.
  • Any scholarship is automatically withdrawn if you decline your programme offer or fail to meet the conditions set out in your programme offer letter.
  • Only one University of Edinburgh Business School scholarship can be accepted.
  • If you receive a scholarship, you will be expected to participate occasionally as an ambassador for the Business School during and after your programme.
  • Only one University of Edinburgh scholarship can be accepted.


The Business School Admissions Team will notify successful candidates by the decision deadline dates above.

Contact Details

Business School Admissions Team