Scholarships and Student Funding

Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded to an applicant accepted onto a PGDE programme who intends to make contributions to the effective teaching of Scottish secondary school curriculum in mathematics or science-based subjects.

Award

This scholarship awards £1,000 per annum, which is paid at the start of the academic session towards maintenance costs and is tenable for the duration of the postgraduate programme of study, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to a PGDE student within the Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh who is accepted on to a programme of study and who intends to teach, or develop his/her teaching of, mathematics or science-based subjects, including Design and Technology, in secondary schools, or wishes to undertake reseach that contributes to the development or the effective teaching of the Scottish secondary school curriculum in the areas of mathematics or science-based subjects.

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit with candidates also requiring to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to either teaching of, or development of, mathematics and science in Scottish secondary schools.

The selection panel will also take into account the financial circumstances of applicants to ensure that as far as possible a student's financial situation does not impede a university education.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 25th July 2019.

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 https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance

Please note, if you require assistance, that our opening hours for email and telephone enquiries are 9am to 5pm (UK time) Monday to Friday and you are advised to contact the Scholarship Team (studentfunding@ed.ac.uk or +44 (0) 131 651 4070) well in advance of the scholarship deadline.