Scholarships and Student Funding

The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Award

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

Award

The award will have a value of £2,000 and is tenable for one academic year. 

Eligibility

The Award will be made to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate one year History Masters programme of study offered on campus. 

For details of Masters degrees offered by the School please follow the link below:

Masters Level Degrees in School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. 

Criteria

The award will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first-class honours degree or the overseas equivalent thereof.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The scholarship deadline is Tuesday 28th February 2023, 23:59 GMT.

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

Further information on how to apply and the application deadlines for 2023-24 can be found at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Scholarships System FAQs for Applicants (511.17 KB PDF)

Notification

The outcome notification will be sent in May/June 2023.

Contact

If you have a question which has not been answered above, please email the HCA Postgraduate Research Office.