Scholarships and Student Funding

Students from Northern Ireland

Government funding for students from Northern Ireland.

Tuition fee loans

Northern Ireland domiciled students can apply to the Student Finance Northern Ireland 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.

Living cost loans

Eligible students can apply for a grant and loan to help pay for living costs. The amount you can get depends on your household income and where you live and study.

Information about grants and loans for students who live in Northern Ireland can be found on the Student Finance Northern Ireland website:

Student Finance Northern Ireland 


University of Edinburgh financial support

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 scholarship 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


£1 - £16,000





£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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