Scholarships and Student Funding

Access Awards

Financial awards that do not have to be paid back.

Access Awards are non-repayable support based on criteria such as income, background and personal circumstances, and in some cases geographical area.

Access Edinburgh Scholarship (for students commencing from Sept 2020)

The Access Edinburgh Scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students who live in the UK and are commencing their studies from Sept 2020 onwards. The Access Edinburgh Scholarships are funded by the University and the generosity of our supporters.

The University of Edinburgh Scholarship (for students pre 2020 entry)

For students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Robertson Trust Scholarship

The Robertson Trust Scholarship is jointly funded by The Robertson Trust and University of Edinburgh. The Robertson Trust Scholarship has supported career development amongst Scottish undergraduates since 1992.

Amazon Future Engineer Bursary

Twelve undergraduate bursaries are available to female students across the UK studying subjects related to computing and engineering.

The Andrea Levy Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh is privileged to offer scholarships to support Black African and Caribbean heritage applicants from socio-economically challenged backgrounds, made possible by a gift from the family of the late Andrea Levy.

Cowrie Foundation Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh and The Cowrie Scholarship Foundation (CSF) will offer at least one scholarship to support Black African and Caribbean heritage applicants from socio-economically challenged backgrounds. Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the UK and commencing an undergraduate study in the academic year 2024-2025.

ICAS Foundation Programme (Financial / Mentoring Assistance)

Support for qualifying UK students studying Accountancy or Finance.

Helena Kennedy Foundation Bursaries

The Foundation supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds in completing higher education.

Mathematics Access Scholarships

Access scholarships are available for students of outstanding ability who are commencing their studies in the academic session 2024-2025 within the School of Mathematics.

Chemistry Tercentenary Access Bursary

The School of Chemistry are offering two bursaries, for the sum of £2,000 each per year (eg. £8,000 for a four-year BSc, £10,000 for five-year MChem course). These awards will be tenable for duration of the programme of study, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

The Canon Medical Europe Undergraduate Scholarships

The Canon Medical Europe Enhanced Scholarship for two students in the School of Informatics.