Prospective MSc by Research students may be eligible for external scholarships and student loans.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships

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

Funding for Postgraduates

ESRC Open Competition

We welcome applications from students interested in joining us on a PhD (3 year) or a Master's 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

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.

Graduate Scholarships Scheme

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.