Scholarships and Student Funding

Students from England

Government funding for students from England.

Tuition fee loans

England domiciled students can apply to the Student Finance England for a tuition fee loan up to the full cost of their programme of study.

The tuition fee loan is paid directly to the University.

Student loans

Maintenance loans for living cost are available to all eligible students.

Further information about loans for students who live in England can be found on the Student Finance England website:

Student Finance England 

Repayments on your loans will start in the April after you leave the University, provided you are earning more than £25,000 a year.

University of Edinburgh financial support

The University of Edinburgh Scholarship

The University offers a generous financial package to domiciled students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The University will use the residual household income figure calculated by the Student Loans Company (SLC) when assessing your entitlement.

You are guaranteed to receive up to the following level of scholarship 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 scholarship to either contribute towards your tuition fee costs or towards your general living costs while at Edinburgh.

For students entering in 2018
Residual household income University of Edinburgh Scholarship  Total value of University of Edinburgh Scholarship for a 4-year degree
£0 £8,500 £34,000
£1 to £16,000 £7,250 £29,000
£16,001 - £20,000 £5,900 £23,600
£20,001 - £25,000 £4,150 £16,600
£25,001 - £30,000 £2,100 £8,400
£30,001 - £35,000 £1,550 £6,200
£35,001 - £42,600 £520 £2,080

The University has a number of other access awards available. Further information can be found at:

University of Edinburgh Access Awards

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