Scholarships and Student Funding

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

A variety of awards are available.

British Heart Foundation in Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease

Four studentships will be awarded to outstanding science graduates wishing to pursue a 4-year PhD in cardiovascular research.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine PhD Funding Opportunities

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine invites applicants to apply for competitive PhD Studentships for 2018-2019.

Colt Foundation Fellowships in Occupational/Environmental Health

The Foundation awards Fellowships each year to persons who are qualified in science or medicine who are carrying out research within the area of occupational and environmental health at a UK university.

Mary Orr Paterson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or postgraduate student from the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia or Slovakia.

Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund

The scholarship enables medical scientists at the outset of their careers to undertake a period of further study or research at the University’s Medical School and return to Poland.

The EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Optical Medical Imaging (OPTIMA)

The EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Optical Medical Imaging (OPTIMA) have a number of studentships available for the 2018-2019 academic session.

Wellcome Trust 4 Year PhD Programme in Translational Neuroscience: Lifecourse influences on human brain health

Seven studentships are available for 2018 entry: five funded by the Wellcome Trust and two by the University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership

The BBSRC covers a wide range of disciplines including agriculture and food sciences, animal sciences, biochemistry and cell biology, biomolecular sciences, engineering and biological systems, genes and development biology, plant and microbial sciences.

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health PhD Scholarship

A number of scholarships in designated research areas within reproductive health will be available for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Medical Research Council (MRC) DTP in Precision Medicine

The University of Edinburgh receives a doctoral training award to support a 4-year PhD programme in Precision Medicine from the Medical Research Council.

Wellcome Trust 4 year PhD Programme in Tissue Repair

Seven studentships are available for 2018 entry: five funded by the Wellcome Trust and two by the University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Wellcome Trust Masters Awards in Humanities and Social Science

The Wellcome Trust invites candidates to register interest for an award for eligible Masters applicants in health studies for academic year 2018-2019.