Scholarships and Student Funding

School of Social and Political Science

Five funding schemes are available.

School Scholarships

The Graduate School of Social and Political Science is pleased to offer funded PhD awards for 2021-2022 entry.

The Chrystal Macmillan PhD Studentship

This Studentship is offered by the School of Social and Political Science to a new PhD student studying a field relevant to Chrystal Macmillan.

Alice Brown Scholarship

A 6-year PhD scholarship offering a programme of advanced study, ongoing research,professional training and development.

The John Peterson Memorial Fund Bursaries

The School of Social and Political Science is proud to offer two new bursaries in honour of Professor John Peterson and his long career as Professor of International Politics at the University of Edinburgh. The John Peterson Memorial Fund will provide two PhD bursaries of £10,000 each, split across 3 years. These bursaries are available for PhD in Politics students beginning their studies at the School of Social and Political Science in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Macqueen Scholarship

A generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust will fund a PhD in Social Work for students whose research focuses on one-parent families.

The Trudeau Scholarship

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation are offering Doctoral Scholarships for the 2021 academic session.