Business School scholarships

MSBE PhD Studentship

The Management Science and Business Economics (MSBE) group of the University of Edinburgh Business School offers a fully funded PhD studentship in the area of management science and business economics.

Deadline: Friday 10th of October 2014


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: Thursday 1st of May 2014


University of Edinburgh scholarships

College Research Awards

There are two types of award being offered, each tenable for 3 years subject to satisfactory progress. Applicants are automatically considered for both awards.

Deadline: Monday 3rd of February 2014


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. Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.

Deadline: Monday 3rd of February 2014


Principal's Career Development Scholarship

A number of PhD Scholarships are available each academic session.

Deadline: Tuesday 3rd of February 2015


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 are interested in being considered for an ESRC studentship, indicate your interest in the first instance by sending an email to

N.B. You should ensure that you have submitted your online application and received an offer for the programme by the end of January.

Deadline: Monday 3rd of February 2014


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


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.