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 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.

University of Edinburgh Graduate 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.