Edinburgh Scholarships For 2019/2020

Edinburgh Scholarships
Edinburgh Scholarships

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships. For the year 2019-2020, a total of about 30 Edinburgh Scholarships will be awarded. Every scholarship will cater to the difference between the tuition costs that a student studying in the United Kingdom or a European University will incur. These costs are ordinarily paid by the International student but The scholarship will take care of it. This, however, does not provide for maintenance fees.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

1 Feb 2019 (yearly)

Location:  United Kingdom

The course begins on September 2019

Edinburgh Global Scholarship


Scope of Scholarship:

There will be a slot for 30 scholarships for a Research Programme PhD in different specializations that the University offers during the academic session 2019-2020.

Institution Hosting: University of Edinburgh, UK

Level/Field of study: PhD Programme in any area of study are offered at the University


Number of Awards: Thirty

Group Targeted: Overseas Students who are starting their PhD programme in any area of specialization in 2019-2020.


 Scholarship value/Period:

This scholarship does not cover maintenance costs. It only covers the costs between what a UK/EU graduate student will pay and what is charged to an international graduate student.

This is subject to adequate progress and the award are acceptable for a three-year period,


Applicants are responsible for paying tuition fees at an amount allotted to international students and are mandated to have applied to embark on a PhD research programme full-time.

To apply, you must have an exceptional academic merit and ability to research. It is possible that applicants who possess an upper Second Class Honours Bachelor (or the international equivalent) will be reviewed. To broaden your chances, it is advisable you have a first class Bachelor’s degree backed by an outstanding Master’s degree.

Other exigencies which are not considered are the area of study, financial state and nationality.

Rules of Application:

If you have previously obtained a PhD or its equivalent, you will not be considered by the University of Edinburgh. If you have also applied several times where you will begin your Master’s Degree in 2019 or your PhD afterwards in 2020, your application will not be considered for the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship in 2019.

You cannot hold the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship at the same time with a comprehensive scholarship that caters for everything like the Marshall Scholarship or the Common Wealth Scholarship.

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Qualified candidates can complete an online scholarship application from February 1, 2019

To get a comprehensive information on how to apply for the scholarship, or to get the application form, CLICK HERE