Scholarships and Student Funding

Medical Research Council

The Medical Research Council (MRC) offers studentships within biomedical or related biological subjects.

Funding for studentships is provided to research organisations, such as universities and MRC units, institutes and centres, who select outstanding candidates for projects with leading researchers. 


The MRC does not fund students directly, applicants should contact their relevant academic department at the University of Edinburgh for further details.

Full information on the type of awards, terms and conditions, and general guidance can be obtained from the Medical Research Council website.

Medical Research Council (MRC)

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