Scholarships and Student Funding

School of History, Classics and Archaeology

In addition to school funding, there are a variety of private resources available.

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Doctoral Scholarships

The School is delighted to invite applications from outstanding candidates for its Doctoral Scholarships Awards for 2020-2021 entry.

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Masters Scholarships

The School will offer Masters scholarships and studentships designed to attract the best and brightest candidates to study in Edinburgh.

The Fennell Doctoral Scholarship

Applications for the scholarship are invited from candidates engaged in the history of the Americas for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Justin Arbuthnott PhD Scholarship in Modern Irish History

One scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding applicant proposing to undertake a PhD in modern Irish history full-time at the University of Edinburgh.

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship

One scholarship of £2,000 will be awarded to an applicant accepted onto a one year Masters programme within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

The William R McFarlane Scholarship

The Migration and Diaspora Hub at the Edinburgh Centre for Global History (ECGH) invites applications for the William R. McFarlane Scholarship from candidates who meet the relevant criteria and are accepted onto a PhD programme in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology commencing in the academic year 2019-2020.

Jenny Balston Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is accepted for admission in 2019-2020 on a full-time basis for a PhD in History (i.e. History, Scottish History, Economic and Social History).

Royal Historical Society

The Society offers a number of research grants for postgraduate research.

Margaret Stewart Bequest Research Scholarship in Archaeology

The Trustees of the Margaret Stewart Bequest seek applications for EITHER a funded three year doctorate OR a funded one year Masters by Research scholarship in Archaeology for academic session 2019-2020.