Scholarships and Student Funding

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


The scholarship will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate one year Masters programme of study offered on campus by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, although preference will be given to those studying History. 

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. 


The scholarship 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.


Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2019-2020 as the 15th February deadline has now passed.


All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in mid-June 2019.