Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

Brief description:

The University of Edinburgh’s Global Research Scholarships award funding for international students who are embarking on a PhD programme in any discipline at the university. The scholarship covers the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and overseas tuition fees. Applicants will be selected on academic excellence rather than financial need.

Awarding institution: University of Edinburgh


         The awards are open to overseas students commencing a PhD in any field of study in 2016-2017.Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study.

Application instructions:

To apply for a scholarship you must first apply for admission for an eligible PhD programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. It is recommend that applicants do this as early as possible and well in advance of the scholarship deadline. Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application by 1 February 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and to access the online application form.


Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/global/research