Scholarships and Student Funding

School of Mathematics Masters Scholarships

The School of Mathematics is offering a number of 50% tuition fee scholarships for applicants applying to study a Masters programme in Mathematics. These will be based on academic merit and available to applicants domiciled in the eligible countries.


Each award is worth 50% of the tuition fees and will be paid directly towards programme fees.


The scholarships will be awarded to new applicants who have applied for admission to a postgraduate taught Masters programme of study in the School of Mathematics commencing in September 2024.

Both applicants for full-time and part-time study programmes are eligible for this award.

Students who are domiciled in any of the following countries are eligible to apply for the scholarship:

  • United Kingdom (i.e. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)
  • All EU countries
  • Canada
  • India
  • Iran
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United States of America


The scholarships are competitive and based on academic merit. Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, the equivalent of a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level. See international entry requirements here.


Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 BST 3rd June 2024.

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 If you have not applied for admission, please go ahead and do this and you will receive your University User Name and password.​​​​​

Please note, the scholarship will have two selection rounds which will be managed by the School of Mathematics and you will only be able to apply for this scholarship through the EUCLID portal once.

  • First Selection Round deadline: 1st April 2024
  • Second Selection Round deadline: 3rd June 2024


Students applying in the first selection round will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of April. Students applying in the second selection round will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of June.

Contact Details

Lynsey Aitken, Student Recruitment Manager: