All scholarship applicants must also submit an online application for a place on the PhD programme. See how to apply for the PhD programme

Business School scholarships

Credit Research Scholarship

The Credit Research Centre (CRC) is an impartial research group devoted to the study of credit. It is independent of credit granting organisations and engages in both theoretical and highly applied research of interest to all stakeholders in the industry, including lenders, credit suppliers, credit scoring organisations, borrowers and government agencies.

Deadline: Thursday 31st of March 2016

Details and how to apply


Centre for Accounting and Society

The Centre for Accounting and Society (CAS) seeks two dynamic researchers to join a group of globally recognised academics exploring issues relating to: the accounting profession; accounting, social structures and relationships; accounting modes of representation; critical understandings of accounting and governance; accounting, uncertainty and major projects; and accounting and popular culture.

Deadline: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Details and how to apply


PhD Scholarships in Accounting and Finance

Up to three PhD scholarships are offered per year in Accounting and/or Finance. Any area of study will be considered within these disciplines.

Deadline: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Details and how to apply


PhD Studentship (Centre for Service Excellence) - 'Doctoral scholarship in Co-production'

The Centre for Service Excellence (CenSE) is an inter-disciplinary research and engagement centre within University of Edinburgh Business School. It is offering a fully funded PhD studentship on the above topic.

Deadline: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Details and how to apply


PhD Studentship (Centre for Service Excellence) - 'Public Service Reform'

The Centre for Service Excellence (CenSE) is an interdisciplinary research and engagement centre within the University of Edinburgh Business School. It is offering a fully funded PhD studentship on the above topic.

Deadline: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Details and how to apply


Strategic Resilience Initiative Scholarship

Two top-up PhD scholarships are offered to support doctoral research in the area of resilience, under the supervision of an academic affiliated to the Edinburgh Strategic Resilience Initiative (ESRI).

Deadline: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Details and how to apply


University of Edinburgh Business School Doctoral Scholarships

Four PhD scholarships are offered across any area of study in the Business School.

Deadline: Sunday 1st of May 2016

Details and how to apply


University of Edinburgh scholarships

College Research Awards

The College Research Student Awards scheme is designed to attract high quality students applying for PhD research. This award is tenable for 3 years subject to satisfactory progress.

Deadline: Monday 1st of February 2016

Details and how to apply


Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer a number of research scholarships for PhD study in any subject offered by the University. The awards are open to overseas students undertaking a research degree.

Deadline: Monday 1st of February 2016

Details and how to apply


Principal's Career Development Scholarships

The University will offer 45 PhD scholarships for students starting their PhD research at the University in the 2016-2017 academic session, two of which are for Business School students.

Deadline: Friday 12th of February 2016

Details and how to apply


Other scholarship and funding opportunities

Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)

The University of Edinburgh is a member institution of the Scotland-wide Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) which is funded and accredited by the Social and Economic Research Council (ESRC) The DTC provides world-class postgraduate research and training in the social sciences across a wide range of disciplines, known as 'pathways'. The Scottish DTC has fully-funded ESRC studentships available for (UK and EU) students commencing their postgraduate studies in the each academic year.

If you would like to be considered for an ESRC studentship, you must email phd@business-school.ed.ac.uk stating the scholarship name, your full name and your Edinburgh University Username (UUN).

N.B. You must have submitted your online application by 5pm on Monday 4th January 2016. You will be notified if your application has been submitted to SGSSS on Monday 1st February 2016.

Deadline: Monday 4th of January 2016

Details and how to apply


China Scholarships Council/University of Edinburgh Scholarships

Scholarships will be available for PhD study to candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the People's Republic of China at the time of applying for entry for the academic year 2016-2017.

Deadline: Monday 1st of February 2016

Details and how to apply


Carnegie / Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Carnegie/Caledonian Scholarships are open to applicants who have received a First Class Honours degree from a Scottish university. The applications can be for any subject.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Details and how to apply


University of Edinburgh Graduate Discount Scheme

The University of Edinburgh offers a 10% discount in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh.

Deadline: Thursday 1st of January 1970

Details and how to apply


Student loans

A number of options are available for student loan funding, for both UK/EU nationals and overseas students. For more information, visit the University's Scholarships and Student Funding Services student loan page.