Scholarships may be available from the University of Edinburgh or an external organisation.

All University of Edinburgh Scholarships & Funding

There are further scholarship and funding opportunities available via the main University of Edinburgh scholarship office.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans (PTFL)

Eligible (Scottish domiciled and EU) applicants who have accepted a postgraduate place on this programme can apply directly to the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for a loan to cover up to £3,400 towards their tuition fees. Prospective students are advised to monitor the SAAS website for further information.

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans

University of Edinburgh Graduate Scheme

The University is currently offering a 20% scholarship in postgraduate degree tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh and who commence a programme in the 2020/21 academic session, and will apply for the duration of the programme commenced. Please note some programmes are excluded from the Graduate Scholarship Scheme and you should check the list of programmes not covered by this scholarship before applying.

Alumni commencing programmes in future Academic Sessions will be offered a 10% scholarship in postgraduate tuition fees (programme exclusions apply).

Graduate Scholarships Scheme

Student Loans

We understand that funding your postgraduate studies at Edinburgh might require significant financial investment. That’s why we encourage you to explore all possible funding options, which can include, in order of affordability: scholarships, self-financing, any government-backed loan funding and/or external loan providers.

A number of options are available for student loan funding, including government-backed ones, for both UK/EU nationals and overseas students. Some further information can be found by visiting the University’s Scholarships and Student Funding Services student loan page.