Scholarships and Student Funding

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

For students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Students on central campus

The University of Edinburgh has a long tradition of supporting students of all ages and social backgrounds to enter higher education and we remain committed to ensuring this continues.

Our generous financial support for undergraduate students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland reflects our aim of recruiting the brightest and best students regardless of their financial situation.

The University of Edinburgh Scholarship provides financial support for students based on their family's houshold income.  The eligibility requirements and amounts of these awards are dependent on your year of entry, please refer to the tables below for further details.

 

 

If you commence your programme in the 2019-2020 session, please refer to the following table.
Residual household income 

University of Edinburgh Scholarship 

(England / Northern Ireland)

University of Edinburgh Scholarship

(Wales)

£0 £8,500 £5,546
£1 - £16,000 £7,250 £4,296
£16,001 - £20,000 £5,900 £4,296
£20,001 - £25,000 £4,150 £4,150
£25,001 - £30,000 £2,100 £2,100
£30,001 - £35,000 £1,550 £1,550
If you started your programme in either the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 session, please refer to the following table. If you started your programme prior to the 2017-2018 session, please refer to the following table.
Residual household income 

University of Edinburgh Scholarship (England / Northern Ireland)

University of Edinburgh Scholarship(Wales)

£0 £8,500 £5,546
£1 - £16,000 £7,250 £4,296
£16,001 - £20,000 £5,900 £4,296
£20,001 - £25,000 £4,150 £4,150
£25,001 - £30,000 £2,100 £2,100
£30,001 - £35,000 £1,550 £1,550
£35,001 - £42,600 £520 £520
Residual household income 

University of Edinburgh Scholarship (England / Northern Ireland)

University of Edinburgh Scholarship(Wales)

£0 £7,000 £4,046
£1 - £16,000 £7,000 £4,046
£16,001 - £20,000 £5,700 £4,046
£20,001 - £25,000 £4,000 £4,000
£25,001 - £30,000 £2,000 £2,000
£30,001 - £35,000 £1,500 £1,500
£35,001 - £42,600 £500 £500

Applying

There is no application form for the University of Edinburgh Scholarship. The University will use the residual household income figure calculated by the Student Loans Company (SLC) when assessing your scholarship entitlement.

Please note that if you or your parents withhold your consent to share financial information on your Student Loans application, we will not be able to confirm your eligibility for an University of Edinburgh Scholarship.

You are guaranteed to receive up to the following level of award for each year of your degree programme if you are successful in taking up your offer of admission.

You will be able to use your award to either contribute towards your tuition fee costs or towards your general living costs while at Edinburgh.

Further Information

Should you require any further information, please refer to our rrequently asked questions or contact us directly on the details provided below.

 

Scholarships and Financial Support Team

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