Scholarships and Student Funding

School of History, Classics and Archaeology Masters Scholarships

The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for an exciting range of Masters scholarships designed to attract the best and brightest candidates to study in Edinburgh.

School Awards

  • The School Scholarship will consist of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for the chosen programme of study, and an annual stipend of £5,000. Successful Overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates.
  • Three School Masters Scholarships will consist of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. Successful overseas applicants will be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fees rates

These awards are open to any postgraduate Masters programme offered by the School. Applicants for part-time and distance-learning Masters programmes are eligible to apply for these awards (any award made would be paid pro-rata).

**The School is also offering the Charles Mackie Scholarship for students progressing from Undergraduate to Postgraduate Study within the School.  This requires a separate application. For further details, please visit the Charles Mackie Scholarship

Eligibility

Awards will be made on academic merit and the potential to excel at the chosen programme of study.

Successful applicants must hold a UK 2.1 or first class honours undergraduate degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant field, or should be able to prove their academic merit through evidence of professional achievements, awards or publications relevant to their chosen programme of study. 

Candidates in this latter category should note that a good first degree will still be required.

Applying

​Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2020-2021 as the 2nd of March deadline has now passed.

  Frequently Asked Questions

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the outcome in early/mid-June 2020.