Scholarships and Student Funding

Chemistry UK/EU Masters Scholarships

The School of Chemistry will offer two scholarships covering part of the UK and EU fees for eligible Chemistry masters students commencing study in September 2020.

The Chemistry UK and EU Masters Scholarships help outstanding postgraduate taught masters students from the United Kingdom and European Union to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training.


There are two Chemistry UK and EU Masters Scholarships available, with a value of £5,000 each. The scholarships are only tenable for one academic year. This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.


The scholarship is offered to applicants who are liable for the UK/EU rate of tuition fees and starting a full-time MSc programme in the School of Chemistry in September 2020 on either the:

  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be eligible for this award.


The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

English language requirements


Please note that you must be a current offer holder in order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 1st June 2020.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.  Please note that, following the submission of an application for admission, it can take up to five working days for all system checks to be completed and for access to be granted.

The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at

When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to

 Frequently Asked Questions

Selection Procedure

The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will meet in May 2020 to select the scholarship holders. The winners will be announced thereafter. The School will offer scholarships to offer holders based on their MSc application taking into consideration academic qualifications and results as well as other achievements.

Scholarships will be offered based on merit and to the highest calibre applicants (see Scholarship criteria) and based on the candidate’s application for the Master's course.