A number of funded projects for new students beginning their PhD programme will be available.

For those looking to join our research programmes from September 2023 or later, details of our new opportunities will be advertised from late November.

We seek to award projects to the best applicants, based primarily on academic merit and the candidate fit with each project listed below.

Edinburgh Doctoral College and Business School Scholarships

A number of fully funded scholarships are available for any area of study within the doctoral programme.

Deadline 17:00, 02 February 2023
Value Full tuition fees (UK or Overseas) with an annual stipend equal to the UKRI minimum rate for the relevant academic year of study
Nationality All Countries

EDC and Business School Scholarships

College Research Awards

The Business School will be offering 1 College Research Scholarship for students joining in September 2023.

Deadline 17:00, 02 February 2023
Value Full tuition fees (UK or Overseas level) with annual stipend for up to 3 years (pro-rata for part-time students) set at the UKRI level
Nationality All Countries

College Research Awards

ESRC Open Competition

We welcome applications from students interested in joining us on a PhD (3 year) or a Masters by Research and PhD (1+3 year) programme.

Deadline The deadline for this scholarship has now passed
Value This award covers the cost of UK or Overseas tuition fees plus a generous stipend
Nationality Must meet ESRC residency requirement

ESRC Open Competition

Student loans

A number of options are available for student loan funding, for both UK/EU nationals and overseas students. Find out more on the University's Financial Support site.