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 in Sept 2020)

The University is offering a new scholarship for full time undergraduate students who live in the UK and are beginning their studies in 2020.

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 2021-2022.

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.

Lloyds Scholars Programme

Awards at Edinburgh from the Lloyds Banking Group.

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.

Unite Foundation Student Awards

An accommodation award for care experienced or estranged students.