No. We have a system for prioritising all scholarship applications so please do not send an email as we are unable to respond.

Yes. In this case, you can email us with your full name and url="https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance/applicants/post-online-application-help/accessing-applicant-hub-myed"UUN[/link to advise the name of the external scholarship you have applied for and the latest date by which you require a decision on your application to the PhD programme.

Yes. We encourage you to apply for all those you are eligible for. If you are awarded and accept a scholarship, you will automatically be withdrawn from consideration for the other scholarships you applied for.

No. You must ensure you follow the instructions by reviewing each scholarship and submitting your applications as instructed by the individual closing dates.

You must have already received an offer (either conditional or unconditional) for a place on the PhD or MSc by Research programme. Then, if you have applied for the scholarship, you will be considered in the competition.

Very. We have significantly more applications than scholarships available so it is important that you spend time on your research proposal and personal statement to make them as strong as possible.

This depends on the scholarship you have applied for. Please check the individual scholarships for more details. Please note that we will advise you as close as possible to the advertised date.

Whether you submitted to the Scholarship Portal or to a nominated email address, you will be notified by email.